Articles by Jack Crawford

Metra overpass reconstruction. Photo by Jack Crawford

Reconstruction of Metra Overpass Steadily Advances in Old Irving Park

Extensive Metra infrastructure work continues to progress for the Metra in Old Irving Park, aiming for completion in spring 2024, despite delays. A stretch of Milwaukee Avenue by its intersection with Kilbourn has been closed off to support the construction efforts for the railway’s overpass replacement and Grayland Station overhaul. Initially set to conclude in 2022, this closure has been prolonged to prioritize safety and facilitate project efficiency.

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2042 W Irving Park Road Receives Construction permit in North Center

A construction permit has been granted for a new multifamily residential development at 2042 W Irving Park Road in North Center. The proposed development will be a four-story masonry building featuring 20 dwelling units with a 10-car garage and 15 bike spaces. Base 3 Development is the developer behind the property, which has previously been occupied by a two-story residential structure and a garage.

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210 N Aberdeen Street

Arthur on Aberdeen Nears Completion in Fulton Market

The facade of the 19-story mixed-use development at 210 N Aberdeen Street in Fulton Market is nearing completion. Spearheaded by LG Development Group, the “Arthur on Aberdeen” spans 420,000 square feet and occupies an L-shaped footprint, bordered by Aberdeen Street to the east and May Street to the west. The building will feature 363 residential units, with an additional 10,000 square feet allocated for retail.

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