crowd of people walk down tree-lined street

PLACEMAKING IN PROGRESS

Get to Know Chicago's Next Great Neighborhood

Set along an unprecedented half-mile of riverfront, The 78 is 62 acres framed by Roosevelt Road, Clark Street, Chinatown’s Ping Tom Park and the Chicago River. From this site will rise Chicago’s most connected, progressive, forward-thinking neighborhood - ever.

Next-gen offices, inspired new homes, essential retail, local shops and Chicago’s favorite new restaurants will create a neighborhood destination for all Chicagoans. And the Riverwalk will connect the site to the Loop, bringing downtown to our doorstep.

Building The 78

In a city known for its iconic skyline, Chicago has always taught the world how to dream big. Just imagine what we’ll do with a blank canvas.

Here’s how the largest parcel of undeveloped land in downtown Chicago will be transformed to create the city’s 78th neighborhood.

two people laugh toward the camera

Work to Live, Live to Play

The 78 is being developed by Related, makers of modern city centers that integrate technology, culture, wellness and design to achieve the highest quality of urban living.

Here's What's Happening

Read Article
Read Article
Read Article

Here's What's Happening

Check our progress and see what’s new.

News & Updates

Making the Scene: Parks and Open Space

12 acres of green and open space and original public design features will connect people to this riverside enclave, including the sweeping 7-acre Crescent Park that traces the river’s original curve through the site.

Discovery Partners Institute

The 78 is the future home of the nation’s newest research institution: Discovery Partners Institute. Part of the Illinois Innovation Network, DPI pairs academia with industry, resulting in an economic engine that will foster breakthroughs and drive new technologies.