Articles by Jack Crawford

1943 N Mohawk Street

Permits Issued for 1943 N Mohawk Street in Old Town

Construction permits have been issued for a four-story residential building set for 1943 N Mohawk Street near the northern edge of Old Town. The issued permit has been filed under MZ-1943 Mohawk Development LLC, who plans four total units, a finished basement, a porcelain-paved rooftop deck, and a detached four-car masonry garage with a separate porcelain rooftop deck. Currently, the site is occupied by a masonry building near the rear and vegetation overgrowth at the front.

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4107-25 N Whipple Street

Demolition Permits Issued for 4107-25 N Whipple Street in Irving Park

Three separate demolition permits have been issued for three adjacent residential` buildings, located at 4115-23 N Whipple Street in Irving Park. Collectively owned by MK Construction & Builders Inc, all three of the structures are frame. Each property also has a detached frame garage that will also undergo demolition. While it is unclear what the owner has planned for the parcels, each is zoned for RS-3 Residential Single-Unit District, which allows for detached single family homes and two-flats. RS-3 also permits a maximum height of 30 feet and a floor area ratio of 0.9, whereby any replacing structure may have up to 90 percent of the square footage of the lot itself.

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