Articles by Bee Ricketts

New Permits Issued for 6135 S Kimbark Avenue in Woodlawn

New construction permits have been issued for a three-story residential building located at 6135 S Kimbark Avenue in the Woodlawn neighborhood. The parcel is addressed as 6131 S Kimbark Avenue. The permit lists McInerney Builders as the owner of the record. Plans indicate nine total units and a detached five-car garage in the rear. Before this development, the property was occupied by a frame residence.

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New Permits Issued for 4055 S Prairie Avenue in Grand Boulevard

A permit was issued on Thursday for a new three-story residential building located at 4055 S Prairie Avenue in the Grand Boulevard neighborhood. The permit owner is listed as the Moco Group LLC. The build details three total dwelling units with a rear two-story deck, three parking spaces, and a combination of a five-foot metal fence, and a six-foot wood fence. The lot is currently vacant. Alan Leskiv of Leader Architects is listed as the architect of the record. No drawings or renderings have been disclosed at this time.

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Application Deadline Approaches for Initial Rounds for ChiBlockBuilder­­

The Chicago Department of Planning and Development (DPD) announced the impending deadline for ChiBlockBuilder­­. ChiBlockBuilder­­ is the City of Chicago’s latest program designed to encourage the purchase and redevelopment of vacant lots owned by the City and simplifies the process of purchasing those properties across both the South Side and West Side. ChiBlockBuilder also increases insight and visibility into the land sales process allowing for a more equitable system. Initial applicants have until Friday, February 3rd to apply.

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