Articles by Jack Crawford

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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1942 N Oakley Avenue

Demolition Permits Issued for 1942 N Oakley Avenue in Bucktown

Demolition permits have been issued for a two-story, multi-unit residential building located at 1942 N Oakley Avenue in Bucktown. Tilynn Bontrager is the listed owner for the property, which is currently zoned for RT-4. While it is currently unknown what the owner plans for the site, RT-4 will allow for a two-flat, a townhouse, a low-a density apartment building, or a single family home. The designation also permits a floor area ratio of up to 1.2, in which any new development’s square footage may be up to 20 percent more than the area of the lot itself. The maximum height for residential properties of this type is 38 feet.

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4437 W Armitage Avenue

Permits Issued for 4437 W Armitage Avenue in Hermosa

Permits have been issued for a single-story commercial building located at 4437 W Armitage Avenue in Hermosa. Tom Sdralis is the listed owner, whose is planning both a tavern and liquor store within the same structure. Located at the corner of Armitage & Kenneth, the new development will replace an auto repair shop and an adjacent empty lot. An ordinance was passed by the Committee on Zoning, Landmarks and Building Standards in September 2020 allowing for work to proceed under the C1-1 Neighborhood Commercial District designation.

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