A permit was approved earlier this week for a new three-story residential building at 4547 S Prairie Avenue in the Grand Boulevard neighborhood. The proposed project’s owner is listed as Chicagoland Home Investors LLC. The scope of the project details six units with balconies planned for the front of the building. Plans indicate the presence of a five-foot-tall wooden fence, a trash enclosure, and a six-vehicle parking pad at the rear of the building site. The lot is currently vacant.
Articles by Bee Ricketts
A permit was approved just yesterday for a new three-story residential building at 519 E Bowen Avenue in the Grand Boulevard neighborhood. Metropole Holdings LLC is listed as the owner and plans indicate this project will yield three total units, each with rear steel porches and an egress staircase, as well as a concrete patio and a private three-car masonry garage. The development will replace a vacant lot.
Demolition permits were issued just yesterday for the removal of a frame two-story residential building located at 1932 S May Street in the Lower West Side neighborhood. The demo will also include a detached frame garage.
A permit was issued yesterday for a new three-story residential masonry building located at 1838 W Grace Street in the North Center neighborhood. The permit’s owner for this build is listed as David Payne. Plans for this project indicate there will be six dwelling units. The building will feature front balconies and rear covered porches, as well as a basement level, and a rooftop deck. The property will have a six-foot-tall wooden fence and a six-vehicle garage at the rear. YIMBY reported on the demolition of the previous structure in January.
More funding has been secured to aid efforts for a development that will convert an existing church into affordable housing at 2122 N Mozart Street in the Logan Square neighborhood. This project comes by way of LUCHA, a nonprofit developer and this new round of funding is federally sponsored. LUCHA is one of 10 developers and community organizations awarded funding from Congress and is reportedly receiving $2 million in federal funds to convert a Humboldt Park Methodist Church into affordable apartments. According to a news release, LUCHA was able to secure this funding with support from Rep. Jesús “Chuy” García.