Construction permits have been issued for two adjacent residential buildings located at 1438-40 N Fairfield Avenue in West Town. Developed by 1437 North California LLC, the pair of two-story structures will each house two units for a total of four dwellings. The buildings will also each include a basement, a rooftop deck, and a three-car parking pad.
Victor Drapszo of Red Architects is the architect of record. Renderings have not been released for either design, though the project will likely incorporate complementary brick facades given multiple masonry contractors for each filing.
Nearest bus transit includes north and southbound stops for Route 94, located a three-minute walk northwest California & Le Moyne and a three-minute walk southwest at California & Hirsch. Additional access to Route 72 can be found at North Ave & California, a five-minute walk north. Further lines in the area include Route 70 to the south and Route 49 to the east.
Residents wishing to board the CTA L can find the closest station at Western station, a 21-minute walk northeast.
Outdoor access is comprised of the 207-acre Humboldt Park, less than a minute’s walk west.
GB Construction LLC is behind the reportedly $950,000 combined construction, appearing to replace a two-story residential building. However, the exact location of the future buildings has not been confirmed, due to the large footprint of the existing masonry structure. A full completion timeline has not yet been announced.