Articles by Jack Crawford
Work is nearing completion for the third and final stretch of Navy Pier Flyover, a 1,750-foot-long elevated bikeway/walkway that replaces a portion of the Lakefront trail near the namesake pier. Planned by the Department of Transportation, the project will reconcile the paths to the north and the south, previously encumbered by uneven terrain and water.
Demolition permits have been issued for a 1.5-story residential building located in Bucktown. While it is unclear what specifically the owner, Joseph Del Preto, has planned for the lot, the site’s zoning designation of RS-3 would allow for up two two-flats and single-family homes.
Permits have been issued for a three-story residential building planned for West Town. The owner, M14 Land Investments, LLC, is planning four total units for the building, as well as a basement, rooftop deck, and rooftop stair enclosure. For parking, there will also be a detached four-car garage with its own rooftop deck.