Construction permits have been issued for a three-floor residential building at 2125 W 19th Street in Heart of Chicago. Owned by Carlos Martinez, the new development will include two dwellings, as well as a two-car detached garage. The new structure will replace a currently vacant lot.
Eduardo Martinez is the architect of record. While no drawings or renderings have yet been revealed, multiple masonry contractors listed in the permit suggest a possible brick or stone design. However, the filing description also notes a wood frame roof.
Nearest bus transit consists of north and southbound stops for Route 50, located a four-minute walk east to the intersection of Damen & 19th Street. Additional nearby service can be found via a four-minute walk northwest to 18th Street & Leavitt intersection, which includes east and westbound stops for Route 18. Residents will also find access for Route 21 to the south and Routes 49 and X49 to the west.
As far as closest CTA L access, the Pink Line is available via a three-minute walk southeast to Damen station. Meanwhile, those looking to board the Metra will find Western Avenue via a 9-minute walk northwest.
For nearby recreational space, Harrison Park can be found within a four-minute walk east, offering green space, baseball and softball fields, various sports courts, a playground, and a recreation center. Within the same block of the park is also the National Museum of Mexican Art. Throughout the area, residents will also find various retail and dining options, particularly along W 18th STreet and further to the east along S Blue Island Avenue.
The firm “I Remodel Your Home” is the general contractor for the $250,000 construction. A full completion timeline has not yet been published.