Articles by Jack Crawford


3133 W Carroll Avenue

Permits Issued for Church at 3133 W Carroll Avenue in East Garfield Park

Construction permits have been issued for a two-story frame church located at 3133 W Carroll Avenue in East Garfield Park. Filed under owner Burl Rose, the property had an ordinance passed in 2018 allowing for the previous zoning designation of M1-2 Limited Manufacturing Business Park District to convert to C1-2 Neighborhood Commercial District. The site is currently a vacant lot and once housed a single-story masonry industrial building.

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2510 W George Street

Zoning Approved for 2510 W George Street in Avondale

A zoning ordinance was approved last month for 2510 W George Street in Avondale, allowing the planned four-story residential building to proceed. Planned by Thomas Plunkett, the project will include four total units, a rooftop deck, a stairway/elevator enclosure, and an attached four-car garage. Currently, the property is occupied by a vacant lot. The now-approved ordinance requested a reduction of the required rear setback from 30 feet to zero feet.

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