A new permit was issued last week for the construction of a four-story mixed-use construction located at 1617 W Irving Park Road in the Lake View neighborhood. The permit’s owners have been listed as 1617 Irving Park LLC and plans indicate there will be retail on the first floor, and six total units spread across the remaining floors. Each of the units will feature a front and rear balcony, and the building will have a roof deck. The new construction will also have a garage with interior grade parking for six vehicles on the first floor; the garage will have its own roof deck.
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The Community Development Commission has approved the sale of land for 5050 S Prairie Avenue. The site is located at the corner of S Prairie Avenue and E 51st Street, and the project is made up of multiple lots, both privately-owned lots and city-owned along 5036-5044 S Prairie Avenue. Led by KLY Development, the development will replace vacant land as well as a vacant building along the intersection.
A permit was last week for a new three-story residential building located at 3851 N Damen Avenue in the North Center neighborhood. The owner is listed as 3851 N Damen LLC. The new construction is slated as a four-dwelling masonry building with a basement. There will be rear decks on all levels, as well as front decks on the second and third levels, and a rooftop deck. Plans also indicate the presence of a detached four-car garage with its own roof deck.
The Community Development Commission has approved the land sale and Tax Increment Financing (TIF) funds for the affordable commercial-use development at 6204 S Green Street in Englewood. Going by the name ‘Englewood Connect’, the project site is a mix of vacant land and a historic firehouse. The developers on this project are McLaurin Development and Farpoint Development, which were chosen as the winner of the Englewood Invest South/West RFP in March 2021.
A permit was approved this past Monday for a new three-story residential building to be located at 4315 S Indiana Avenue in the Grand Boulevard neighborhood. The owner is listed as Stephen Talty and plans indicate this project is a frame structure and will yield three total units and a detached three-car masonry garage. There is a companion build of similar scope on the neighboring property which we reported on earlier this month. The development will replace a vacant lot.