A permit has been issued for a renovation at 1417 N Wicker Park Avenue in Wicker Park. The project entails exterior facade repair and restoration of an existing two-story residential building with two dwelling units. There will be no interior alterations, and there’s no change in occupancy, use, or area, as indicated by the permit’s description.
Articles by Jack Crawford
A preliminary construction permit has been issued for a major new residential project located at 1723 S Michigan Avenue in South Loop. The development will comprise a new 13-story building with a total of 149 residential apartment units and 98 parking spaces. The project’s ownership lies with the 1725 S Michigan Development Corporation.
A construction permit has been granted for a new residential development at 2636 W Evergreen Avenue in Humboldt Park. The approved three-unit masonry structure will be accompanied by a rear steel porch and a parking area, according to the permit description. The development will replace a now-demolished masonry residence.
The core and superstructure is now rising for Harper Court Phase II, located at 5201 S Harper Avenue in Hyde Park. Officially dubbed “Hyde Park Labs,” the mixed-use 13-story building is an effort between The University of Chicago, Trammell Crow, and Beacon Capital Partners. The 302,000-square-foot structure will consist primarily of lab and office space geared towards STEM-orient companies, while also introducing 4,000 square feet of retail. The University of Chicago will occupy a portion of the $225 million building for its own engineering and quantum research.
A construction permit has been approved for a three-story residential building located at 1356 S Fairfield Avenue in North Lawndale. The project will yield three residential units, and is set to replace a vacant grass parcel. Owned by East Douglas Partners LLC, the plan includes a rear stair and a three-vehicle parking pad situated at the back.