Construction permits have been issued for a four-story residential building located at 1514 W Ohio Street in West Town. Filed under 1512 Ohio LLC, the development will contain three total units, as well as a fourth-floor front deck, a four-story rear porch, and a detached three-car garage. The new structure will replace a single-story frame residence and a detached frame garage. An ordinance was passed last fall granting a property zoning change from RS-3 Residential Single-Unit to RM-4.5 Residential Multi-Unit District.
John Hanna of Hanna Architects is the architect of record. Renderings have not yet been revealed, though initial drawings from the passed ordinance show a masonry structure with stone accents including a cornice along the front facade.
Residents will find several transportation options in the area, including north and southbound bus stops for Route 9 at Ashland & Erie, located a two-minute walk northwest. Additional service for Route 65 and X9 is located at the intersection of Grand & Ashland a four-minute walk southwest. Lastly, Route 66 can be found a six-minute walk north at Chicago & Ashland. For rail transit, multiple CTA L options can also be found nearby. The Green and Pink Lines at Ashland station are an 11-minute walk south while the Blue Line at Chicago station is a 16-minute northeast.
As far as outdoor access, Bickerdike Square Park lies within a two-minute walk east, while other larger parks like Eckhart Park and Union Park are also within a 10-minute walking radius.
Consortian Construction LLC is the general contractor for the $870,700 development. A completion timeline has not yet been revealed.