Articles by Jack Crawford

2024 W Irving Park Road

Permits Issued for 2024 W Irving Park Road in North Center

Construction permits have been issued for a four-story mixed-use building at North Center‘s 2024 W Irving Park Road. With Sewickly LLC as the owner and developer, the new construction entails a combination of ground-floor retail and 12 condominium units on the upper floors. The project received zoning approval late last year, in which the Zoning Board of Appeals permitted a reduction of the rear setback from 30 feet to 18 feet.

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226 W Jackson Boulevard rooftop

Construction Wraps Up on 226 W Jackson Boulevard Conversion in The Loop

Renovation work is wrapping up at 226 W Jackson Boulevard in The Loop, where Phoenix Development Partners is converting a former 14-story office building to two Hilton hotels. The classically-styled edifice, originally built in 1904, long served as the headquarters for the Chicago and Northwestern Railroad, and then later as the headquarters for the City Colleges of Chicago. Today it is classified as a national historic landmark, whose exterior is being refurbished and retained in exchange for Class L tax incentives.

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2228 W Belmont Avenue

Construction Permits Issued for 2228 W Belmont Avenue in Roscoe Village

Full construction permits have now been issued for a new four-story residential building at 2228 W Belmont Avenue in Roscoe Village. SRD Development LLC is the listed owner, whose plans include three total residences, a basement, a rooftop enclosure, front balconies, a rear four-story metal porch, and a detached three-car garage with a rooftop deck. The site was previously occupied by a one-story masonry building, which received demolition permits this past April.

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9128 S Burley Avenue

Permits Issued for 9128 S Burley Avenue in South Chicago

Construction permits have been issued for a new two-story residential building situated at 9128 S Burley Avenue in South Chicago. Claretian Associates Inc. is the filing owner, whose plans comprise of two dwellings atop a basement level. Much of the construction has already taken place, with the main exterior frame having been built in 2008 under a now-voided permit.

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