Uptown Development


Numerous public investments are rebuilding Uptown’s streets and century-old public transit amenities to help make the community more accessible and lively.

Wilson CTA Station

wilsonThe $203 million Wilson Station Reconstruction Project is the largest CTA El station project in the agency’s history. Ongoing since 2014, the project is slated to be done in late 2017.

Broadway Streetscaping

plazaBroadway between Lawrence and Wilson will be rebuilt with colorful identifies, plus a public plaza will be built at Racine that will include a stage for events and public art.

Argyle Streetscaping

argylestreetArgyle between Sheridan and Broadway has been rebuilt as the city’s first “shared street” with an innovative permeable design and a curb-less design that lets it easier host sidewalk cafes and events.


Uptown is experiencing a wave of private investment that’s adding hundreds of additional housing units to the area, ensuring the neighborhood’s continued vibrancy for years to come.

811 uptown

811 UptownThis project is slated to add 373 apartments at Montrose and Clarendon, with retail on the ground floor, including a Treasure Island Foods grocery store.

Pensacola Place

Pensacola PlaceThis project will add 160 units at Montrose and Broadway alongside the existing 264 units in a mixed-use building anchored by a Jewel-Osco.

5050 Broadway

5050Over 700 new housing units are planned for the conversion of existing office space at Broadway and Argyle.