McCaffery Interests Inc. has proposed building nearly 1,000 units and three towers, one as high as 27 stories, on the former Children’s Memorial Hospital site in Lincoln Park, according to a zoning application filed today.
The plan would dramatically remake the six-acre campus at the intersection of Halsted Street and Lincoln and Fullerton avenues, calling for several new structures and reuse of a number of existing buildings. It would also include 164,500 square of retail space.
New residential towers include a 24-story building at the northeast corner of Lincoln Avenue and Orchard Street with 262 units; a 27-story building with 286 units on the east side of Lincoln south of Fullerton Avenue, and a 14-story building with 150 units on the west side of Lincoln south of Fullerton that community residents say may be used as a hotel. Existing buildings also would be converted to housing units.