Exterior work is nearing completion for a four-story residential building located at 104 S Laflin Street in West Loop. The developer, filed under Tom Meador as manager, has planned for 51 units alongside 51 on-site parking spaces. Replacing a former parking lot, the development represents one of several new projects around Skinner Park, including 1400 W Monroe Street and a similar neighboring development at 128 S Laflin Street.
Articles by Jack Crawford
Steel construction has reached the third floor of 1404 W Monroe Street, a seven-story residential building in West Loop. Developed by JK Equities and marketed as 1400 Monroe, the condominium development will provide 42 condominium units, parking for 42 vehicles, and 22 reserved bike spaces.
Renovation permits have been issued for an existing church building that lies on the premises of the Great Lakes Academy charter school, located at 8401 S Saginaw Avenue in South Chicago. As the occupying owner, Great Lakes Academy plans to convert the 17,000-square-foot structure and its 15,000-square-foot basement to a gymnasium, cafeteria, and full-service kitchen. The issued permit also indicates a new single-story, 4,000-square-foot structure, as well as a partial renovation of the existing school building.
Full construction permits were issued last week for the conversion of a five-story parking garage into a seven-story mixed-use building, filed under the address 3121 N Broadway in Lake View. The owner, 3115 Properties LLC, is planning 72 apartments, seven of which will be affordable. Additional programming will consist of ground-level retail, 56 on-site parking spaces, and a rooftop terrace and enclosure. With the two added floors, the building will stand just under 83 feet in height.