Articles by Jack Crawford
Renovation work is well underway and approaching completion at the base of 500 N Michigan Avenue, which is located along Magnificent Mile, aka Michigan Avenue, just north of the river. Skidmore Owings & Merrill originally designed this 24-story modernist structure, completed in 1968.
Construction permits were issued earlier this month for a mixed-use building at 6340 W Belmont Avenue, located in Dunning. The structure, with an undisclosed floor count, will contain ground-floor retail space with 24 dwelling units on the levels above. The development will also include 170 feet of fencing and 12 exterior parking spaces. Multiple owners have been included in the filing, including Bartlomiej Przyjemski and Mia Property Acquisitions, LL. The owners have also planned a 12-car attached garage, as well as an additional 12 exterior parking spaces.
Work has topped out for a residential renovation project at 1248 N Paulina Street in Wicker Park. The existing two-story frame building will have an additional third floor built above, as well as a new attached two-car garage with an accompanying roof deck.
Construction permits have been issued for a four-story mixed-use building at 3204 N Lawndale Avenue in Avondale. The owner and developer, filed under Wilmot Construction, Inc, has planned retail and a garage on the ground floor and 11 residential units on the above floors. The structure will also include a rooftop deck, a rooftop stair enclosure, an elevator penthouse, and decks at the second, third, and fourth floors as well.