Focus tops out 808 Cleveland, in Chicago's River North

26 July 2022

River North, Chicago, IL - July 26, 2022 - Focus celebrated the the structural completion of the 808 Cleveland project in Chicago's River North on Tuesday. Joined by clients DAC Developments and Bayview and key partners like architect Pappageorge Haymes, teams came together to celebrate the work of the talented tradespeople whose work was critical in the successful completion of the building's 23-story tower.

The 286,000 SF mixed-use project will soon be home to 200 new luxury apartment units, 20,000 SF of office space and 7,500 SF of retail space along Chicago Avenue. The 808 Cleveland project team broke ground last summer and expect to complete the project next Spring.

The Focus construction team is led by Senior Project Manager Joe Vartanian and supported by Senior Superintendent Mark O’Dette.

“We are grateful for the work of all the tradespeople who have contributed to the success and safety onsite at 808 Cleveland,” said Josh Stark, Executive Vice President of Construction at Focus, “With the help of our generous partners, we were thrilled to celebrate their efforts and look forward to delivering the project.

Thanks to project partners for helping make this event possible:

DAC Developments


Pappageorge Haymes

Bonus Electric

D.A.M Plumbing


Pepper Concrete

RG Construction

Reflections Window + Wall

Sturdi Iron

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