Several caisson and site-clearing permits were issued this week for the Obama Presidential Center, a multi-building educational and cultural center planned by The Obama Foundation. Located in the Hyde Park neighborhood and set to occupy a portion of Jackson Park, the complex will contain three main buildings around a central plaza space. This plaza area will be able to host planned events and public artwork.
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Construction is now complete for Vermillion Development‘s Alcove Wicker Park, a 55-unit residential development located at 1648 W Division Street in Wicker Park. Plans include a seven-story condominium building with 43 units, as well as a second-phase row of 12 connected townhomes.
Renovation permits were recently issued for an existing four-story masonry building at 1723 N Honore Street in Wicker Park. As of now, the property is laid out so that four units are in the main building, while the rear coach house houses an additional unit.
Exterior work is nearing the finish line for a six-story mixed-use development located at 61 W Erie Street in River North. The property was previously occupied by a two-story masonry commercial building, which would later be demolished in 2016.
Construction permits have been issued for a three-story residential development at 6515 S Greenwood Avenue in Woodlawn. Jack Properties LLC is the filing owner, with plans for three total units, as well as an open steel porch in the rear and a three-car concrete parking pad. The new structure will replace a currently vacant grass lot.