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.
Articles by Jack Crawford
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.
Structural work has reached the third floor of a 12-story mixed-use building known as “Gild,” developed by Newcastle Limited at 1210 N State Parkway. Harkening to the surrounding Gold Coast neighborhood, the building will comprise of 89 residences atop 18,000 square feet of retail.
Construction permits were recently issued for a two-story residential building at 6213 S St. Lawrence Avenue in West Woodlawn. The filing shows Greenline Development Inc as the listed owner of the project, which will come with two units, a basement, and a detached two-car garage. This new pair of structures will replace a formerly vacant grass plot that was zoned for RM-5.
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.