Articles by Jack Crawford

1511 W 57th Street

Demolition Permits Issued for 1511 W 59th Street in West Englewood

Demolition permits have been issued for a two-story masonry building located at 1511 W 59th Street in West Englewood. First Allegiance is the owner behind the multi-unit residential edifice, although plans for the site currently remain unknown. The zoning designation of B3-1 would allow for larger retail storefronts and a maximum height of 38 feet. B3-1’s floor area ratio is 1.2, which permits any structure’s floor area to be 1.2 times the area of the total property.

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Permits Issued for 1239-41 S Fairfield Avenue in Douglas Park

Multiple construction permits have been issued for two joint residential buildings, located at 1239-41 S Fairfield Avenue in Douglas Park. The currently vacant lot, set to house both structures, is owned by East Douglas Partners LLC. Each edifice will stand three stories and house three apartment units. Landscaping for each building will include a six-foot-tall wooden fence and a three-car parking pad, for a total of six spaces.

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