Demolition permits have been issued for 3644 N Janssen Avenue in Lake View, where property owner Steve Griesemer plans to demolish an existing three-story residential building. The wooden structure will be demolished by Land Enterprises, and IPSA Corp will serve as the project expeditor.
The lot sits along the tree-lined N Janssen Avenue near Lake View’s northwestern corner. Multiple commercial corridors run parallel to Janssen, including N Southport Avenue, which lies a two-minute walk east, and Ashland Avenue, a four-minute walk west.
The CTA bus can be accessed via a three-minute walk southwest to Route 152’s Addison & Greenview stop. Additional bus service includes a six-minute walk west to Route 9 and the Route 9 Express, via the Ashland & Addison stop. Route 22 is also located along the major N Clark Street corridor, a nine-minute walk east.
The closest CTA L station in the vicinity is the Brown Line’s Southport station, an eight-minute walk south and the nearest Red Line can be accessed at Addison station, a 14-minute walk east. Lastly, the Brown, Red, and Purple Lines are all accessible from Belmont station, which can be found via a 23-minute walk southeast.
A variety of family-oriented outdoor spaces can also be found, including the one-third acre, family-friendly Juniper Playlot Park is less than two blocks west of the property. The one-fifth acre Merryman Playlot Park is an eight-minute walk west across N Ashland Avenue.
The owner has not listed who the architect of record will be for the replacing structure, and no design has yet been revealed. The property is currently zoned for RT-3.5, allowing for a two-flat, townhouse, or multi-unit building up to 35 feet tall.
No completion date or timeline is currently known.
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