A new permit was issued on Monday for the construction of a three-story residential building at 1845 W Waveland Avenue in the North Center neighborhood. The permit’s owners have been listed as Waveland LLC and plans indicate there will be three apartments and a basement. The building will have a recessed rear deck on the first floor and rear porches on the second and third levels. The building will have a roof deck as well as a detached three-vehicle garage with its own rooftop deck.
Articles by Bee Ricketts
The City of Chicago has awarded further funding to both the Albany Terrace Apartments and the Irene McCoy Gaines Apartments. The Albany Terrace Apartments is located at 3030 W 21st Place in the South Lawndale community and yields 350 units in a 17-story tower, including a total of 32 mobility-accessible units and 37 sensory adaptable units in a senior living complex that was originally built in 1974. The 17-story Irene McCoy Gaines Apartments were constructed in 1964 and named in honor of the first African American woman to run for a seat in the Illinois Legislature. The senior living property is located at 3700 W Congress Parkway in East Garfield Park and is composed of 151 studio and one-bedroom apartments including 30 ADA-accessible units. According to the decision, both buildings are receiving the funding to contribute towards critical systems upgrades garnered by way of a financial proposal that was approved by City Council on Friday of last week.
On November 18th the Department of Planning and Development announced a recent City Council decision to award funding to neighborhood grocer Yellow Banana LLC. Yellow Banana will be using the funding to aid in acquiring and rehabilitating a total of six supermarkets on the west and south sides of the city. The grocery stores are all Save A Lot supermarkets and have been acquired via $13.5 million in Tax Increment Financing (TIF).
Demolition permits have been issued for 1825 W School Street in North Center. The permit owner is listed as School View LLC. The permit allows for the removal of the existing two-story frame residence. The site has RS-3 zoning with no indication of a change of use.
A new permit was issued last week for the construction of a two-story residential construction located at 1714 North Washtenaw Avenue in the West Town neighborhood. The property is zoned as an R-5 construction allowing for two-flats and single-family homes. The permit’s owners have been listed as NSL Development this will be a two-flat construction with a basement. The building will also have a roof deck and rear decks on all levels, as well as a detached three-vehicle garage with its own rooftop deck.