Articles by Ian Achong

Pedestrian Street And Historical Polish Designation Approved For N Milwaukee Avenue

The Chicago City Council has approved the pedestrian designation of part of N Milwaukee Avenue in Logan Square, as well as a new bill has been introduced establishing the Polish Heritage Corridor on the same road. Both measures are aimed at changing the way developments are built on the quickly changing road while also preserving its human scale and historical importance. The pedestrian designation will be similar to the same recently approved plan for Fulton Market, while the bill was recently introduced this year by Rep. Delia Ramirez.

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City Council Approves Rezoning Of Lincoln Village In West Ridge

The Chicago City Council has approved the rezoning of an existing development at 6111 N Lincoln Avenue in West Ridge. Located on the intersection with N McCormick Boulevard, just west of the north branch of the Chicago River, the rezoning would allow for further development of the shopping plaza with residential units. Developer Newport Capital looks to combat the rise in vacancies of retail spaces by pivoting the 70-year-old plaza’s purpose.

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Updated Details Revealed For Galleria 89 In South Chicago

Updated details have been revealed for Invest South/West winner Galleria 89 at 8840-8854 S Commercial Avenue in South Chicago. Located on the northwest corner with E 89th Street, the new project will replace a one-story commercial building with a new structure along with rehabbing an adjacent existing building. Led by developer 548 Capital and designed by the Rivetna Architects and Farr Associates, the concept was presented to the Committee on Design earlier this week.

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City Council Approves Residential Development At 6334 W Irving Park Road In Portage Park

The Chicago City Council has approved the rezoning for a residential building at 6334 W Irving Park Road in Portage Park. Located just east of the intersection with N Narragansett Avenue, the new project will replace an existing vacant parking lot once utilized by the adjacent Garden Terrace Banquets. Developer ERG Real Estate LLC has teamed up with local design firm Leader Architects on the masonry-clad structure.

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Initial Details Revealed For 43Green Phase II In Bronzeville

Initial details have been revealed for the second phase of 43Green at 301 E 43rd Street in Bronzeville. Located on the corner with S Prairie Avenue adjacent to the CTA Green Line 43rd station, the new Landon Bone Baker Architects-designed building will replace a one-story commercial building presently on the site. The project comes to us from co-developers P3 Markets and The Habitat Company, the same team behind the nearby first phase that began site prep earlier this year.

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