The Department of Planning and Development has launched a new community-centered program designed to help make use of underutilized spaces in residential and retail corridors. The program is called the Public Outdoor Plaza or POP! program and includes the Mahalia Jackson Plaza which YIMBY previously reported on earlier this month.
Articles by Bee Ricketts
A release issued at the end of March outlined an upcoming plan led by Mayor Lori Lightfoot in partnership with Chicago Department of Transportation (CDOT) commissioner Gia Biagi, Department of Planning and Development (DPD) commissioner Maurice Cox, and Chicago Park District interim general superintendent and CEO Rosa Escareño to expand trails and open space networks throughout the city.
A demolition permit was issued on Friday for a two-story frame residence with a basement located at 3539 N Seeley Avenue in the North Center neighborhood. The permit’s owners have been listed as Westford Development LLC.
A permit was issued earlier this month for the new construction of a three-story residential building at 2965 N Elston Avenue in the Avondale neighborhood. The owner of the permits is listed as Kevin Murphy, and the current plans indicate this project will yield a total of three dwelling units and a detached three-car garage with a rooftop deck. The build will replace a vacant lot.
A conditional permit was issued earlier this week for a new three-story residential building at 4020 N California Avenue in the Irving Park neighborhood. The owner is listed as Jason E. Krynski, and the plans indicate this project will yield a total of three dwelling units and a detached three-vehicle garage with a rooftop deck. The development will replace a vacant lot.