Articles by Jack Crawford

GW Properties Files Zoning Application for 3955 N Kilpatrick avenue in Old Irving Park

A zoning application has been filed for a mixed-use development at 3955 N Kilpatrick Avenue in Old Irving Park. This project, under the development of GW Properties and designed by Pappageorge Haymes, marks a shift from a previous all-retail proposal. Set to occupy large vacant lot formerly used by People’s Gas, the five-building complex would be a significant addition to the recent surge of new units and retail within the Six Corners area. The construction would follow other major projects in the vicinity such as the 206-unit 6 Corners Lofts and the 258-unit senior living development known as Clarendale Six Corners.

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View of 1257 W Roosevelt Road at Roosevelt Square 3B. Rendering by DesignBridge

1257 W Roosevelt Reaches Full Height in Little Italy

Having reached its full height of six stories, the ongoing construction at 1257 W Roosevelt Road in Little Italy represents a collaborative effort between Related Midwest and the Chicago Housing Authority (CHA). This residential project forms part of the larger Roosevelt Square Phase 3B development, which features a variety of housing options, retail spaces, and the soon-to-open National Museum of Public Housing. The Roosevelt Square masterplan aims to offer a total of 2,441 housing units, including both multifamily and single-family structures.

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Cladding Moves Closer Toward Completion for The Foglia Residences at Chicago Lighthouse in the Illinois Medical District

Facade work is advancing toward completion at The Foglia Residences at Chicago Lighthouse, a nine-story mixed-use development located at 1134 S Wood Street in the Illinois Medical District. Replacing a former parking lot, the development is a collaboration between Brinshore Development and The Chicago Lighthouse, an organization focused on providing affordable housing primarily for the visually impaired and veterans.

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School Renovation Planned for 310 E James Street in Barrington, IL

Fortec, a Miami-based real estate development company, has recently acquired a site in Barrington, Illinois, formerly home to the Barrington School District headquarters. The property, purchased for $695,000, encompasses a 1.49-acre plot with a 12,413-square-foot building located at 310 E James Street. This building, which served as the district’s headquarters from the 1970s until 2019, is slated for redevelopment.

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