Articles by Jack Crawford

Alcove Wicker Park

Exterior Work Nears Completion for Townhomes at Alcove Wicker Park

Work is wrapping up on the townhome facades at Alcove Wicker Park, a 55-unit residential development situated at 1648 W Division Street in Wicker Park, just west of Polish Triangle. Planned by Vermillion Development, the 12 connected townhomes will follow the first-phase completion of a seven-story, 43-unit condominium tower. Both buildings are oriented around a central courtyard and nestled in the center of a triangular block formed by Division and Milwaukee.

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Elm 551 at Parkside

Construction Nears Completion for Elm 551 at Parkside in Near North Side

Construction is wrapping up for a mixed-income residential project known as Elm 551 at Parkside, located at 551 W Elm Street in Near North Side. Holsten Real Estate Development Corporation is behind the project, whose plans include a seven-story mid-rise and a pair of low-rise walk-up buildings. The site was previously occupied by a vacant grass lot that once formed part of the now demolished Cabrini Green homes. The undertaking is the latest phase of a larger development scheme known as Parkside of Old Town.

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3837 N Kenmore Avenue

Permits Issued for 3837 N Kenmore Avenue in Lake View

Construction permits have been issued for a three-story, four-dwelling residential building penned for Lake View‘s 3837 N Kenmore Avenue. Listed under the owner 3837 N Kenmore LLC, the project will contain four total dwelling units and a detached four-car garage with a rooftop deck. The development is set to replace a two-story masonry residence and a detached garage in the rear.

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