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 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 with first floor commerical, or residential use only)
  • Commercial outlots available along IL Rt. 38 frontage

Plans are posted in the project documents menu.

Current Status

  • Construction is complete on Anthony Place, Residential buildings C2, D1, D2, E, F2; Mixed Use building D1; and the Clubhouse. Approximately 400 units have been completed.

  • Anthony Place (75-unit senior affordable housing development) is located immediately behind the Jewel-Osco store, facing Prairie Street. 

  • Residential buildings C1 and F1 are under construction.

  • Residential building B1 (combined footprint of Residential B1 and Mixed Use B1) has been submitted for review but a building permit has not been issued. The timeline for this next building is not determined. 


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

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