2411 4th Avenue, Rock Island
30 Rental Units
$8.8 Million Investment
Jackson Square opened its doors in December 2011. The $8.8 million redevelopment of the former Illinois Oil Company building represents one of the most visible and most complex redevelopment efforts undertaken by GROWTH to date.
Many unique and original features of this local Landmark were preserved. The building now provides 30 spacious residential units featuring one, two, and three bedroom apartments. Commercial space is provided on the first floor.
As one of GROWTH’s many Live-Work developments, the building offers close access to nearby employers and is close to many downtown
AWARDS: Rock Island Preservation Society Award, River Action’s Eddy Award, State of Illinois’ Affordable Housing Champion Award, and Federal Home Loan Bank Community First Partnership Award.
Above: Before and After photos of Jackson Square's entry way site.
Below: Building picture circa 1922, and Jackson Square post-construction
Bottom Left: Illinois Oil Products building and site before environmental remediation, demolition and construction. Jackson Square post-construction with green space, children's garden and new commercial parking lot. An interior rental units showcases creative use of existing structure.