Articles by Jack Crawford

3712 N Marshfield Avenue

Demolition Permits Issued for 3712 N Marshfield Avenue in Lake View

Demolition permits have been issued for a two-story frame residential building and a detached masonry garage, located at 3712 N Marshfield Avenue in Lake View. The permit’s owner has been filed under the name Westford Development LLC. As of now the property is zoned for RS-3 Residential Single-Unit District, which permits both single-family homes and two-flats. RS-3 also allows for a floor area ratio (FAR) of 0.9, whereby any new development may hold up to 90 percent of the square footage of the containing lot. As of now, no plans appear to have been submitted to upgrade this zoning designation.

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Salesforce Tower Chicago

Salesforce Tower Core Reaches Two-Thirds Mark in River North

The concrete core for Salesforce Tower Chicago is now at roughly the two-thirds height mark, set to rise 60 stories at the southwest tip of River North. The 1.2 million-square-foot skyscraper at 333 W Wolf Point Plaza is the final staple in a three-building masterplan known as Wolf Point, developed by Hines and in partnership with the Joseph P. Kennedy Family. The Wolf Point parcel is just under three acres, occupying an outcrop that borders the confluence of the Chicago River. This land has served a swath of purposes since the first settling of Chicago, ranging from a parking lot prior to the current development all the way back to the site of the city’s first tavern.

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1913 N Halsted Street

1913 N Halsted Street Wraps Up in Lincoln Park

Final touches are wrapping up for a. new four-story, dual-unit residential building at 1913 N Halsted Street in Lincoln Park. Joseph Debella Jr of New Plan Inc is the owner and developer of the edifice, which comes with two parking spaces at grade and a rooftop deck. The structure has replaced a former two-story frame building with a masonry basement level.

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354 N Union Avenue

Crane Goes Up at 354 N Union Avenue in Fulton River District

Since Chicago YIMBY’s coverage on the project last month, the tower crane has been installed for Onni Development Group‘s 354 N Union Avenue, a 32-story high rise now underway in Fulton River District. The residential development will yield a total of 373 apartments that range from studios to two-bedrooms for the typical layouts, and two- and three-bedrooms for the penthouse offerings.

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1330 W Cullerton Street

Permits Issued for 1330 W Cullerton Street in Pilsen

Construction permits have been issued for a new two-story residential building located at 1330 W Cullerton Street in Pilsen. The owner Crisantos Granados plans for three total dwellings, a basement level, and a 355-square-foot private rooftop deck for the second floor unit. As far as parking, there will be three spaces on a concrete parking pad. The development will replace a two-story frame residence that is set back from the street.

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