CHICAGO (CBS) — Officials broke ground Thursday on a huge retail and residential project across the street from the street from Wrigley Field.
The $150 million Addison & Clark project will create about 600 jobs, and will boast approximately 150,000 square feet of commercial space, 148 apartments, and 405 parking spaces.READ MORE: COVID-19 In Illinois: Statewide Coronavirus Cases Drop For Second Consecutive Week
Tenants for the retail space have not yet been announced.READ MORE: Judge Rules Prosecutors Can't Show Kyle Rittenhouse Link To Proud Boys At Trial In Kenosha Shootings
Crews began demolishing a collection of shuttered businesses on the site in May. Construction of the new building was expected to be completed in Summer 2018.
Addison & Clark is just one of several new projects in the Wrigleyville area.MORE NEWS: Hundreds Of Cars Roll Through Downtown For Second Night To Celebrate Mexican Independence Day
Work already has begun on a new plaza and office building outside Wrigley Field, as well as a 175-room hotel directly across from the plaza.