EC42 Developer LLC [Friedman Properties] will privately fund and construct a new firehouse for City of Chicago Engine Co. 42, which will save Chicago taxpayers millions of dollars. Subsequently, the developer plans to demolish the existing firehouse and construct a new 455 foot tall (614,648 SF) commercial tower at the southwest corner of North Dearborn Street and West Illinois Street.
Review project details in Reilly Reports:
Neighborhood: River North
- Approved by Plan Commission: October 2018
- Passed City Council:
- October 31, 2018 (Zoning Reclassification)
- December 12, 2018 (Redevelopment agreement and sale/transfer of City parcels for development and construction of new firehouse, Fire Prevention Bureau and construction of private offices)