Property Overview

Location: Chicago, IL
Retail/Dining: Up to 100,000 SF
Multi-Family: 150 Units
Medical Office: 100,000 SF
Residential: 150 Units

Property Description

The Illinois Medical District (IMD), located just west of downtown Chicago is the largest urban medical district in the country attracting 80,000 employees, medical students and visitors a day.

The IMD is anchored by four major hospitals including:

  • The University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System
  • Rush University Medical Center
  • John H. Stroger Hospital of Cook County
  • Jesse Brown VA Medical Center

Bucksbaum Properties LLC is part of a team developing the 1.2 million square foot Gateway Plaza a true Live/Work/Play mixed-use project on 9.5 acres of undeveloped land at the southwest corner of S. Damen Avenue and W. Harrison Street.  Gateway Plaza will serve a dynamic and severely under served market.


  • Jesse Brown VA Medical Center
  • Demographics (2-miles)
  • Population – 171,418
  • Households – 71,453
  • Income – $ 66,000
  • Up to 100,000 square feet of retail and dining space
  • 200-room hotel
  • 100,000 square feet of medical office space
  • 100,000 life sciences space
  • 225 student and young professional housing units
  • 150 multi-family residential units
  • Health/Fitness Club
  • Day care facility
  • Surface, street and deck parking