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3Eleven

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Addresses
  • Mailing address: 311 West Illinois Street, Chicago, Illinois 60654
  • Legal address: 301-331 West Illinois Street, Chicago, Illinois 60654
  • Legal address: 440-448 North Franklin Street, Chicago, Illinois 60654
  • Legal address: 441-449 North Orleans Street, Chicago, Illinois 60654
Neighborhood River North
Built 2018
Developer The John Buck Company
Architecture firms
  • Skyscraper: FitzGerald Associates
  • Priory addition: McBride Kelley Baurer
Type
  • Residential
  • Retail
  • Skyscraper
Floors 25
Maximum height 298 feet
Length 153 feet
Width 100 feet
Net site area 32,180 square feet, including the church and priory
Floor area ratio
  • Residential tower: 15.2
  • Church grounds: 1.2
Residences at opening
  • Residential tower: 245
  • Priory: 10
Retail space at opening 3,100 square feet
Parking spaces at opening
  • Automobile:
    • 74 for residents
    • 35 for Assumption Catholic Church
  • Bicycle: 50
Loading docks One

Notes

  • This was formerly the location of Assumption Catholic Church's parking lot. It was one of three Roman Catholic churches in downtown Chicago that, around the same time, entered into agreements with real estate developers to turn their parking lots into skyscrapers.
  • As part of the development agreement, the church has one floor of parking for its exclusive use. Thirty-five spaces, with a private elevator for the church members.
  • As part of the development agreement The John Buck Company added another floor onto the church's priory on the southeast corner of West Illinois Street and North Orleans Street.
  • As part of the development agreement The John Buck Company renovated the garden in front of the church priory.
  • In order to get extra height for this building, several payments were made to the City of Chicago:
    • $1,106,992 for transit improvements
    • $1,106,992 for affordable housing
    • $1,106,992 to help renovate Marina City as part of the city's Adopt-a-Landmark program
  • Coincidentally, the zoning for this property is Residential-Business-Instutuional Planned Development 1311.

Timeline

2015 Plans for this building were first announced.
February 18, 2016 Plans for this building were approved by the Chicago Plan Commission.
January, 2018 The first residents started moving into this building.

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