Former Lizzadro Museum, Elmhurst, IL

By |2023-07-28T19:56:18+00:00July 28th, 2023|Buildings, Construction, Demolition, News|

Wilder Park’s open green space will grow following the approval to demolish the former Lizzadro Museum building later this summer. The Park Board approved the project at its Monday, April 10 meeting. The building is located at the southeast corner of the park and has been vacant since 2019. Removing the building will decrease the

Avalon Banquets, Elk Grove Village, IL

By |2023-05-12T17:17:10+00:00May 12th, 2023|Buildings, Construction, Demolition, News|

A long-standing banquet hall at a busy intersection in Elk Grove Village is set to close at the end of the year and be torn down to make way for a warehouse. Avalon Banquets, 1905 E. Higgins Road, will be demolished and replaced with a one-story, 81,400-square-foot light industrial warehouse office building, according to plans

100-year-old building in downtown Mount Prospect, IL

By |2023-01-08T19:43:08+00:00January 8th, 2023|Architecture, Buildings, Construction, Demolition, News|

A nearly 100-year-old building in downtown Mount Prospect will be torn down to make room for a new commercial development. But the new structure will be built along the historic outlines of the Edward Busse Building at the corner of Northwest Highway and Emerson Street, said Nick Papanicholas Jr., president of Nicholas & Associates and

8-Story Office Building Near Woodfield Slated For Demolition

By |2020-08-13T15:06:59+00:00August 13th, 2020|Architecture, Buildings, Construction, News|

By Eric Peterson | on July 29,2020 Anticipated changes to the outskirts of Schaumburg's Woodfield Mall this summer include rezoning of the restaurant campus on the southeast corner of Golf and Meacham roads and the demolition of the eight-story office building just south of it. A demolition permit has been obtained for the vacant office building at

Developer Doubling Size Of Mount Prospect Headquarters

By |2020-02-21T19:21:03+00:00February 21st, 2020|Architecture, Buildings, Construction, News|

By Richard Mayer | on February 19, 2020 Photo of the progress made so far on Nicholas & Associates’ headquarters in the Kensington Business Center. In the next few months, Nicholas & Associates will move back to the company’s headquarters in Mount Prospect that’s doubling in size. According to President Nick Papanicholas, Jr., the company’s one-story 17,000 sq. ft.

Des Plaines recommends tax incentive for $4.4 million industrial facility

By |2019-04-05T13:02:48+00:00April 5th, 2019|Buildings, Construction, Demolition, News|

A rendering shows plans for a 72,000-square-foot speculative industrial facility that Seefried Industrial Properties wants to building at 2100 S. Wolf Road. (Courtesy of Des Plaines) Des Plaines aldermen have recommended approval of a Cook County property tax incentive for a developer that wants to build a $4.4 million speculative industrial building on Wolf Road.

Developer buys former AT&T campus in Hoffman Estates for planned ‘metroburb’

By |2019-03-28T13:46:18+00:00March 28th, 2019|Buildings, Construction, Demolition, News|

New Jersey-based Somerset Development has closed on its purchase of the former AT&T campus in Hoffman Estates, enabling its planned transformation of the 150-acre site into a self-contained community of multifamily housing, businesses and entertainment venues. Representatives of the firm were not immediately available Wednesday, but village officials confirmed the closing had been completed Tuesday

The demolition begins at Motorola campus in Schaumburg, and Topgolf is coming

By |2018-10-04T14:40:33+00:00October 4th, 2018|Buildings, Construction, Demolition, News|

Article by: Eric Peterson / Daily Herald The Galvin Center at Motorola Solutions' former headquarters in Schaumburg, home to a museum of the telecommunications giant's history and a place where many of the company's groundbreaking engineers perfected their trade, is meeting the wrecking ball. The two-story building's demolition is a significant step in Chicago-based UrbanStreet

Kitchen closed: Des Plaines replica McDonald’s meets wrecking ball

By |2019-04-05T13:08:00+00:00August 22nd, 2018|Construction, Demolition, News|

Demolition crews work Tuesday to take apart the 33-year-old replica McDonald's restaurant at 400 Lee St. in Des Plaines. Courtesy of Citywide Printing The last reminder of where Ray Kroc opened his first franchised McDonald's in Des Plaines went into the history books Tuesday, when the 33-year-old replica restaurant building met the wrecking ball. The

$64 million downtown Des Plaines development clears major hurdle

By |2019-04-05T13:13:38+00:00May 25th, 2018|Buildings, Construction, News|

A rendering shows plans for a seven-story apartment building with space for restaurants at Ellinwood and Graceland avenues in Des Plaines. Aldermen approved an exception Monday that allows the development to have fewer parking spaces than typically required under city ordinance. Courtesy of Des Plaines Chacour Koop A 212-unit apartment building with space for high-end

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