Articles by Ian Achong

TIF Approved For Affordable Development At 1805 N Hamlin Avenue In Logan Square

The Community Development Commission has approved Tax Increment Financing (TIF) funds for a new residential development at 1805 N Hamlin Avenue in Logan Square. Dubbed ‘Encuentro Square’ or meet-up square, is being developed by the Latin United Community Housing Association (LUCHA) with Canopy Architecture and Site Design Group serving as the designers for the multi-building project that was announced last year.

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Committee On Design Reviews Mixed-Use Proposal At 170 N Green Street In Fulton Market

Updated plans have been reviewed by the Committee on Design for the mixed-use development at 170 N Green Street in the West Loop. The project has received a few design updates with new details being presented to a committee packed with famed local designers. Developer Shapack Partners is no stranger to the area, having developed 167 N Green Street directly east of the site and is partnering with the Lamar Johnson Collaborative on the new multi-tower structure.

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Initial Details Revealed For Mixed-Use Development At 2359 N Washtenaw Avenue In Logan Square

Initial details have been revealed for a mixed-use development at 2359 N Washtenaw Avenue in Logan Square. Located on the southeast corner with W Fullerton Avenue, the new project would replace a one-story masonry-clad credit union bank and its 0.3 acre lot with two structures. The project is being designed and developed by Chicago-based Hibernian Development who has been working on single family homes in the area since 1998.

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University Of Chicago Announces Initial Plans For Cancer Center In Hyde Park

The University of Chicago has announced initial details for a new medical development at 5646 S Drexel Avenue on their Hyde Park campus. The new building would be located on the northwest corner with E 57th Street and will be replacing a surface parking lot in the heart of the university’s medical district. The project’s developer University of Chicago Medicine will be taking their first round of information to the Illinois Health Facilities and Services Review Board seeking the necessary approval to begin design development for the property.

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Plans Revealed For Two New West Side Grocery Stores

Plans have been announced for two new grocery stores in Austin and North Lawndale. The effort comes from two local entrepreneurs who see the value in providing healthy food in areas considered food deserts up as recent as the last decade, the two stores will potentially be located at an old Salvation Army Building located at 5713 W Chicago Avenue in Austin developed by Liz Abunaw and 628 S Pulaski Road in North Lawndale developed by Albert Peterson.

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