Articles by Bee Ricketts

New Permits Issued 2653 West Cortez Street in West Town

Permits were issued on Wednesday for the construction of a new multi-unit building which will be located at 2653 West Cortez Street in West Town. The permit lists the owner as 2651 W Cortez LLC and plans involve the construction of a three-story building with three units and a basement. The building will reportedly include side entry access stairs, a rear deck on the ground level, and a four-story open rear egress stair. Plans also indicate the presence of a rooftop deck and a detached three-car garage in the rear. A demolition permit was issued for this address and the neighboring property to the same owners in August of this year.

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New Permits Issued for 1325 West Carmen Avenue in Uptown

Permits were issued on Monday for a three-story residential building located at 1325 West Carmen Avenue in Uptown. The permits for the development were issued to TSE Enterprises LLC and will involve five dwelling units with front and rear balconies on the first and second floors, a basement, a shared rooftop deck, and a detached one-story masonry garage. The site will offer three additional spaces via a carport.

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New Permits Issued for 2531 S Albany Avenue in South Lawndale

A new construction permit was issued yesterday for a two-story residential building at 2531 S Albany Avenue in the South Lawndale neighborhood. The permit notes that this will be owner-occupied and lists Ramon Escamilla as the owner. Plans indicate this project will be a frame construction and yield two total units. The building will include open rear decks and an egress stair. An existing masonry garage will remain on site. The project will replace an existing structure. Mark Murphy of M Architecture is listed as the architect of record. No renderings have been made public.

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925 S Ada Street at Roosevelt Square 3B. Rendering by HED Architects and LBBA

Permits Issued to National Public Housing Museum

The National Public Housing Museum located in the Near West Side neighborhood has been issued renovation permits. The site is located on the corner of W Taylor Street and Ada Street. The permits have been issued under the address 925 S Ada Street. As previously reported, the project is part of the larger Roosevelt Square Plan that seeks to further connect the Taylor Street corridor. The developers are Related Midwest and they continue to work in conjunction with Chicago Housing Authority and local firms HED Architects and Landon Bone Baker Architects.

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