Demolition permits have been issued for a two-story multi-unit residential building and detached garage, located at 1534 W Augusta Boulevard in Noble Square. Jerzey Wasala of Hilo Inc. is the filing owner, whose plans involve a three-story, three-unit residential building. Units will comprise of two simplexes and one duplex-down, and the structure will stand 36 feet above grade. A zoning ordinance was passed in July of last year allowing the property to convert from RS-3 Residential Single-Unit (Detached House) to RM-4.5 Residential Multi-Unit District, thereby allowing for the development to proceed.
Articles by Jack Crawford
Podium facade work has begun for The Bentham, a 14-story mixed-use building at 146 W Erie Street in River North. Formerly the site of an auto body shop, the near-complete project has been planned and designed by Sedgwick Development. Programming will offer 2,556 square feet of ground-level retail and 31 condominiums on the above floors.
Construction permits were recently issued for a five-story mixed-use development at 825 E 61st Street in Woodlawn. 5 Seasons Development Company is the permit’s listed owner, whose plans include ground-floor retail space, 56 units, a rooftop deck and stair enclosures, and an elevator. Parking will comprise of a 21-car ground-level garage and eight exterior parking spaces. The new structure will replace a vacant grass lot.
Construction is nearing completion for Cirrus and Cascade, two residential towers rising at 211 N Harbor Drive and 455 E Waterside Drive, respectively, in Lakeshore East. Developers Magellan and Lendlease have co-planned the project, which occupies Parcels J, K, and L within the original Lakeshore East masterplan.
Full construction permits were recently issued for a three-story residential building at 5019 S Indiana Avenue in Bronzeville. Owned by Scott Allbright, the project will comprise of three total units and a detached house. These new structures are set to replace a currently vacant lot.