Articles by Jack Crawford

942 W Randolph Street

Renovation Work Nearing Completion for Two-Story Restaurant at 942 W Randolph Street in West Loop

Renovation work is approaching completion for a two-story commercial building at 942 W Randolph Street, located in West Loop. The occupying owner, filed under Michael Bisbee in the project’s renovation permits, is planning to repurpose the former masonry warehouse to a large assembly restaurant, spanning over 14,000 square feet in total. The development will also host a street-facing outdoor patio on the second floor.

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5528 W Gettysburg Street (5241-49 N Milwaukee Avenue)

Permits Issued for 5528 W Gettsyburg Street in Jefferson Park

Construction permits have been issued for a three-story residential building at 5528 W Gettysburg Street in Jefferson Park. The owner, filed under 5249 Milwaukee LLC, plans three residences for the building, as well as parking for seven vehicles. The permit’s corresponding property appears to match that of 5241-49 N Milwaukee Avenue, whose owners in 2018 had requested a zoning ordinance to convert the zoning designation from B3-1 to B2-3. However, this past proposal listed four total units and eight parking spaces, suggesting that the project scope has since been updated.

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1638 N Sedgwick Street

Zoning Approved for Four-Story Residential Building at 1638 N Sedgwick Street in Old Town

The Zoning Board of Appeals has granted a new zoning ordinance for a proposed four-story residential building at 1638 N Sedgwick Street, located in Old Town. Planned by Greif Properties, Inc, the development will house three condominium units as well as a basement level. Additional components include a three-story rear staircase, a rooftop deck/enclosure, and a two-car parking pad.

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