Prairie Centre


About the Project

Prairie Centre is a redevelopment of the 27-acre former St. Charles Mall property located north of IL Rt. 38/Lincoln Highway, south of Prairie Street, and east of Randall Road. The project was approved in 2017 and construction began in 2018.

The project includes commercial, mixed use and residential buildings, specifically:

  • 670 residential units (including 75 planned affordable senior residential units)
  • A range from 80,000 to 116,000 square feet of commercial uses (depending on whether certain buildings are mixed use or residential only)

Plans are posted in the project documents menu.

Current Status

  • Construction is complete on residential buildings D2, E and F2. These buildings contain 147 rental residential units. 

  • Anthony Place, a 75-unit senior affordable housing development, has been completed. Anthony Place is located immediately behind the Jewel-Osco store, facing Prairie Street. 

  • Residential Building D1 (45 units) and the Clubhouse building are under construction

  • The next building to be constructed will be Mixed Use building D1, with first floor commercial use and upper floor residential use (45 units). Construction is to begin in 2021.


Shodeen is the developer of the overall project. Project information can be found on the developer's project website.

GC Housing Development is the developer of the Anthony Place senior affordable building. Project information can be found on the Anthony Place website.