Articles by Bee Ricketts

New Permits Issued for 3920 S Calumet Avenue in Grand Boulevard

A permit was approved late last week for a new three-story residential building at 3920 S Calumet Avenue in the Grand Boulevard neighborhood. The owner is listed as Eagle OZB I LLC. This developer has also received permits for 3924 S Calumet Avenue, and plans indicate this project will also result in three flats, each with its own rear open porch. The permits also include a detached three-car garage. The development will replace a vacant lot.

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Iconic Art Institute Lions Removed for Cleaning

The Art Institute of Chicago’s lions were removed early Tuesday morning for a scheduled treatment. It has been decades since the lions were last removed for maintenance, and according to a release by the Art Institute, is a necessary step to preserve the iconic figure. While removed from their post, the lions will be high-pressured steamed, checked for corrosion, and given a hot wax treatment.

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Landmarks Approves Rehab at 5200 W Chicago Avenue in Austin

The Permit Review Committee has approved plans for the rehabilitation of the Laramie State Bank Building at 5200 W Chicago Avenue in Austin. The rehab is planned as part of the Austin United Alliance which recently won the Austin Invest South/West RFP. The development is being led by Heartland Housing Alliance and the Oak Park Regional Housing Center.

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