A groundbreaking ceremony occurred this past week in East Garfield Park with the commencement of the Fifth City Commons affordable housing project. This redevelopment targets an underutilized plot, nestled in the city’s West Side at 3155 West 5th Avenue. Realized by Preservation of Affordable Housing Inc (POAH), the new construction will consist of a three-story edifice providing 43 for-rent apartments and 4,300 square feet of ground-floor retail space.
Articles by Jack Crawford
The City of Chicago has granted a construction permit for a townhouse development situated at 4717 S Ingleside Avenue in Kenwood. The project, owned by WEMI Properties LLC, will introduce a trio of two-story masonry townhouses, each with a basement and each housing three residential units. This new development will replace a previously vacant plot of land.
Onni Group has filed a zoning application for a massive new development at 700 W Chicago Avenue in the River West neighborhood of Chicago, just across the river from the recently approved Halsted Pointe. The project will comprise four mixed-use skyscrapers of varying heights: 44-story, 56-story, 51-story, and 57-story towers. The design for this multi-phase project is the work of Goettsch Partners.
A construction permit has been approved for a new retail development at 2400 W 24th Street in Marshall Square. The one-story masonry structure will be a drive-thru Dunkin’ outlet, whose listed owner is Sanjeev Khatau.
The facade of the 19-story “Arthur on Aberdeen,” a mixed-use development at 210 N Aberdeen Street in Fulton Market, is closing in on its roofline. Under the direction of LG Development Group, the project fits into an L-shaped plot on the block, bound by Aberdeen Street to the east and May Street to the west. The core programming within the 420,000 square feet of space includes 363 residential units and 10,000 square feet dedicated to retail.