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 the first two residential buildings, Buildings E and F2, immediately east of the roundabout. These buildings contain 96 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 Buildings D1 and D2 (96 units) and the Clubhouse building are under construction.


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

GC Housing Development, LLC is developer of the Anthony Place senior affordable building. GC Housing is affiliated with Crane Construction, who has constructed similar senior housing projects in the area. For information contact or Candace at 608-330-7075.