Dearborn Firehouse, 444 North Dearborn Street

Project Description

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)



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