Construction permits have been issued for a three-story residential building in Lower West Side’s Heart of Chicago neighborhood.
The narrow site is located near the northern edge of the Heart of Chicago neighborhood, west of the 18th Place & Hoyne intersection. Available bus transit includes the 18th Street & Hoyne stop for route 18, a one-minute walk northeast. Additional bus transit includes a four-minute walk southeast to the Damen & 19th Street stop on route 50. As far as CTA L access, the Damen station is a four-minute walk southeast, serviced by the Pink Line. Other points of interest in proximity include a four-minute walk east to Harrison Park, with both indoor and outdoor activities, as well as an eight-minute walk southeast to The National Museum of Mexican Art.
As far as programming, the property owner Ashcer LLC is planning three residential units total. Other features will include a basement, rear metal balconies with attached stairs, and a metal walkway/stairs that connects the sidewalk to the entrance.
The project’s architect of record is Christopher M. Dasse of Craft Architecture. The permit itself has provided some indication of Dasse’s design, including the use of metal as well as the mention of a masonry contractor. Official project renderings have not been revealed.
Galileo Development Group will serve as the general contractor of the $250,000 project. A construction timeline has not yet been revealed.