Demolition

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

By |2018-08-22T14:03:16+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

Demolition set for 5150 N. Northwest Hwy, as project’s first phase moving forward

By |2018-05-03T18:36:59+00:00May 3rd, 2018|Architecture, Buildings, Construction, Demolition, News|

  by nadignewspapers@aol.com · January 25, 2018  by BRIAN NADIG A permit to demolish the former Archdiocese of Chicago food processing plant at 5150 N. Northwest Hwy. was issued Jan. 23, clearing the way for the first phase of the site’s redevelopment. LSC Development plans to demolish the existing structure and build a five-story, self-storage

Demolition in River West makes space for 23-story apartment high-rise

By |2018-05-03T18:31:01+00:00May 3rd, 2018|Buildings, Construction, Demolition, News|

Big changes are headed to the corner of Milwaukee Avenue and Carpenter Street A single-story commercial building in Chicago’s River West neighborhood is ready to bite the dust in order to clear room for a new 23-story mixed-use tower. A permit green-lighting demolition of the low-rise masonry structure at 734 N. Milwaukee Avenue was issued