Articles by Jack Crawford

3087 N Avers Avenue

Permits Issued for 3087 N Avers Avenue in Avondale

Construction permits have been issued for a four-story mixed-use building building at 3087 N Avers Avenue in Avondale. Developed Wilmot Construction Inc, the project will yield first-floor retail and six residential units. Plans also include a nine-car garage on the ground floor and a rooftop stair enclosure. Located at the corner of Avers & Milwaukee, the new structure will replace a single-story masonry commercial building.

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2456 W Ainslie Street (left of center) and 2454 W Ainslie Street (right of center)

Demolition Permits Issued for 2454-56 W Ainslie Street in Lincoln Square

Dual demolition permits have been issued for two adjacent multi-unit buildings located at 2454-56 W Ainslie Street in Lincoln Square. Both permits list Eamon Gibbons as the owner, whose plans for the properties have not yet been published. However, both parcels are zoned for RS-3 Residential Single-Unit District, which allows for detached single family homes and two-flats. This designation also allows for a floor area ratio of 0.9, by which any new building’s square footage may not exceed 90 percent that of the lot itself.

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