Construction is now above street level for Inspire West Town, an eight-story mixed-use development by Bond Companies located at 1140 W Erie Street. The 108-foot-tall West Town development will house ground-level retail and a total of 113 rental units. Six of these units will be affordable, while an additional 17 will be provided off site under the Affordable Requirements Ordinance.
Articles by Jack Crawford
Demolition permits were recently issued for a single-story masonry building at 1844 N Damen Avenue in Wicker Park. M15 Land Investment Inc is the listed owner, whose exact plans have not yet been revealed.
Exterior walls have climbed another level for 15 N Elizabeth Street near the western edge of West Loop. The underway five-story condominium building is a three-part effort under the name 15 N Elizabeth LLC, which consists of Ranquist Development Group, Jodi Development, and Campbell Coyle.
Construction permits have been issued for a new three-story residential building at 4101 S Prairie Avenue in Bronzeville. Filed under the owner James Nahon, the three-dwelling project will also feature a detached garage and replace a portion of a large grass plot. The other half of this parcel will be occupied by a similar-scale development with the address 4105 S Prairie Avenue. However, permits for this second building have not yet been issued.
Conversion work is wrapping up for 910 W Randolph Street in the Fulton Market district. The listed owner Christian Chavez and occupying owner Stephen Wall are planning to transform the former two-story retail building into a new restaurant venue for Chicago’s third Velvet Taco. The current owners had bought the 4,600-square-foot structure in January 2020 for a reported cost of $1.75 million.