With a full renovation permit now issued, Vienna Beef has kicked off a major new initiative at 2501 N Damen Avenue in Bucktown. Unofficially listed as 2409 N Elston Avenue in the permit, the $20 million redevelopment project will revamp the site the company had occupied for over 40 years before its closure in 2020. Previously, there were failed plans to replace the property with a Drive Shack driving range.
Articles by Jack Crawford
Renovation work can be seen progressing at the Webster Place shopping center in Lincoln Park, signaling the tenant build-out for Advocate Health Care. The prominent Chicago-area health system plans to replace a Barnes & Noble with the new 41,000-square-foot outpatient facility in the 1435-71 W Webster Avenue complex.
A construction permit has been issued for a new residential development located at 1225 S Troy Street in Lawndale. The two-story building will feature two dwelling units and come with a basement. Replacing what was an undeveloped lot, the listed owner for the project is Troy Builders.
Last week, the Hispanic Housing Development Corporation (HHDC) dedicated its 64-unit affordable housing building in Humboldt Park to Puerto Rican activist Pedro Albizu Campos. Notable city leaders, including Mayor Brandon Johnson and Alderperson Jessie Fuentes, were in attendance. The mixed-use building, which has reached full height, stands at 1203 N California Avenue across from the Humboldt Park grounds.
A construction permit has been issued for a new two-story residential building with two dwelling units and a basement at 3651 W 84th Place in Ashburn. The new building will replace a vacant lot and provide a total of three parking spaces. The listed owner is Sanju Sharma.