Building Info

700 E. Kilbourn Rendering
  • Address:
    700 E. Kilbourn Ave.
  • Architect:
    FitzGerald Associates
  • Status:
  • Assessment:
    $893,000 (2014)

700 E. Kilbourn Ave. was a proposed high-rise apartment building with up to 275 units. The building would have been either 36 or 29 stories in height and contain 10,000 square-feet of first-floor retail.

The site is currently two parking lot and an empty restaurant, formerly Edwardo’s. It was previously proposed to be the site of Bookends North by New Land Enterprises, one of two towers to straddle E. Kilbourn Ave. Bookends North was proposed to have 244 apartments. New Land returned with a new proposal, Ascent, in 2018.

The project was proposed by Carroll Properties of Chicago. They hoped to break ground in early 2015. The land is currently owned by Jim Wiechmann.

The developer stated before a city committee that they did not intend to apply for city financial assistance.

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