Articles by Jack Crawford

Bridgeview Bank Building

Adaptive Reuse Underway at Bridgeview Bank Building in Uptown

Both interior and exterior work is currently underway for the adaptive reuse of the 13-story Bridgeview Bank Building, located at 4753 N Broadway Avenue in Uptown. Previously known as the Sheridan Bank and Trust Building, the classically-styled structure was initially built at eight stories in 1925 before four additional floors were constructed in 1928. In 2007, the structure received landmark designation, before it was bought by Cedar St. Companies for $19 million in 2019.

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7215 S Ridgeland Avenue

Renovation Permits Issued for 7215 S Ridgeland Avenue in South Shore

This week, renovation permits were issued to an existing two-story masonry building located at 7215 S Ridgeland Avenue in South Shore. The occupying owner Kim Russell plans to add a third unit to the basement portion, while also refurbishing the rest of the building. Other improvements include new drywall, new finishes and interior alterations, a replacement of the rear porch, and upgrades to the mechanical, electrical, and plumbing systems.

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4611 N Broadway. Rendering by Pappageorge Haymes

Demolition Complete for Uptown’s 4601 N Broadway

Since YIMBY’s last update, demolition has fully wrapped up at the site of a planned nine-story building planned by John Buck Company and Free Market Ventures in Uptown. Located at 4601 N Broadway Street, the mixed-use building is set to house 12,000 square feet of ground-level retail, with 200 apartments on the upper floors. Located at the corner of Broadway and Wilson, the site was previously occupied by a one-story masonry commercial building.

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