Chicago Sears Redevelopment To Include Medical Facility, Housing

Developers have announced details about the long-awaited renaissance of a shuttered West Side Sears store.

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December 29, 2022, 8:00 AM PST

By Diana Ionescu @aworkoffiction


A redevelopment project on the site of a former Sears store on Chicago’s West Side will include a 62,000 square foot medical facility and grocery store, reports Shamus Toomey for Block Club Chicago.

According to the developers, “The grocery store and a residential area with 125 apartments and 25 townhomes would be built nearby at Neva and Wabansia avenues, with construction set to begin next summer.” The grocery retailer is yet to be finalized. 

Toomey writes that despite some concerns about traffic, “Neighbors were largely receptive to the changes being made, with one resident welcoming the hospital. He said lack of healthcare access would force him to often go to Northbrook for treatment.”

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