Where Chicago Connects
Welcome to Lincoln Yards, a vibrant new development that will connect Chicagoans to over 50 acres of riverfront sitting between some of the city’s most iconic neighborhoods: Bucktown, Wicker Park and Lincoln Park. The development of Lincoln Yards presents a defining moment for Chicago to improve a vast, underutilized parcel of land to benefit residents, businesses and visitors.
To breathe fresh life into a former industrial site in Chicago's North Branch Corridor. Bringing new and improved infrastructure and transportation, businesses and residences, parks and open spaces, and other amenities to create a vibrant, mixed-use community where Chicago can connect — building on the past to strengthen our future. Creating the connections that will generate greater opportunity and growth.
This is the vision for Lincoln Yards.
Chicago’s New Urban
Custom office build-to-suit developments • Vibrant retail opportunities • Reinvigorated riverfront • New multi-modal transportation hub • Proposed 606 bike trail extension • Public riverwalk • Abundant recreation space
Art and culture • Future residential and hospitality opportunities
Lincoln Yards is centrally located within the northside of Chicago along the North Branch of the Chicago River. Specifically, Lincoln Yards is bounded by the Kennedy Expressway to the west; Webster Avenue to the north; Clybourn Avenue to the east; and North Avenue to the south. The area is in close proximity to all major modes of transportation in Chicago including Metra commuter trains, CTA ‘L’ stations and bus stops, I-90/I-94, water taxi transportation and the 606 bike trail.
Lincoln Yards is a centrally located, multi-modal hub for residents, businesses and visitors. Proposed improvements include:
- Infrastructure improvements and congestion reduction including a revised street grid and new bridges and parking garages
- New, relocated Clybourn Metra Station
- Shuttle service to and from CTA ‘L’ stations at Armitage and North/Clybourn
- New water taxi stops
- Extended 606 bike trail
- Divvy shared bike stations
- Easy access to I-90/ I-94 (3.5 miles to the Loop, 15 miles to O'Hare, 13 miles to Midway)
Life Sciences by Sterling Bay
To meet the increasing demand for medical research space in Chicago, Sterling Bay has launched a Life Sciences division to deliver customized lab-ready space throughout the city and in the medical innovation district at Lincoln Yards. Ideal for both emerging and established life science operations, Sterling Bay is here to help your biotech business take the next step in its path toward success. To learn more about leasing customizable lab space, please contact our leasing team.
Fleet Fields at Lincoln Yards is a recreational park space, consisting of three public fields, that are open to the public for both free and league play. The Fields mark the first step in a series of developments coming from the Lincoln Yards team to connect Chicagoans and create open space for all.
Introducing Meanwhile at Lincoln Yards, a new destination featuring sports, public art and community engagement. Located conveniently next to Fleet Fields, at 1684 North Throop Street, Meanwhile at Lincoln Yards includes three new public basketball courts, Ally Oops, and the Harmony Zone, which is a new public recreation area, and open space for festivals and events. Planned activities include movies, health and wellness events, farmer’s markets and artistic performances. Meanwhile at Lincoln Yards is scheduled to open to the public in Summer 2021.
To learn more about programming at Meanwhile, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Letters at Lincoln Yards
The Letters project is the first step in a larger arts and culture initiative from Sterling Bay and the first in a series of curated installations that will spotlight local artists at Lincoln Yards. The Letters at Lincoln Yards consists of twenty-six typographic murals located on various industrial surfaces throughout the site including garage doors, brick walls and corners of empty warehouses.