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

Demolition Of Former Mount Prospect Police & Fire Headquarters

By |2023-01-08T19:48:42+00:00January 8th, 2023|Buildings, Demolition, News|

Almost a year after Mount Prospect trustees approved a planned unit development to replace the village’s former police and fire headquarters, demolition of the structure has begun. Earlier this month, T2 Capital Management, LLC,  began demolishing the existing, former police/fire building at 112 E. Northwest Hwy. and will construct a mixed-use residential building. The development,

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

Demolition permit filed for Frank Lloyd Wright’s ‘Booth Cottage’

By |2019-06-15T20:28:02+00:00June 15th, 2019|Architecture, Buildings, Demolition, News|

The property would be the first Wright-designed home to be destroyed in over a decade By Jay Koziarz May 22, 2019, 2:14pm CDT Photo courtesy of Frank Lloyd Wright Building Conservancy/Landmarks Illinois A cottage designed by famed architect Frank Lloyd Wright is on track for a date with the wrecking ball in suburban Glencoe, Illinois.

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

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 · 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

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