A permit has been issued for the renovation and partial build-out of 6156 W Belmont Avenue. The project involves interior alterations to a vacant commercial tenant space, which will be transformed into a daycare in the existing masonry building. Located in the Dunning neighborhood, the property is owned by Minerva Fernandez.
Articles by Jack Crawford
The historic Illinois Bell Building, located at 225 W Randolph Street in The Loop, is finally set for renovation as scaffolding rises around the structure, signaling the imminent start of construction. The building, which has been granted landmark status and Class L tax incentive by the Chicago City Council, is being redeveloped by Onni Group, with work expected to reach completion for the revamped offices in 2024.
A new permit has been issued for a three-story masonry building, which will house two dwelling units and be located at 3614 S Blake Street in McKinley Park. The project will rise on a formerly vacant lot within a unique roundabout alley configuration.
Structural work is now above ground for a new Class A office and laboratory building is coming to Evanston, situated at 710 Clark Street across from the Northwestern University campus. Evanston Labs, developed by Trammell Crow Company, will offer a high-tech environment for companies in fields such as biomedicine, nanotechnology, and neuroscience.
A new residential development has received a permit at 1656 N Dayton Street in Lincoln Park. The project will be a three-story, three-unit masonry building with a basement and private roof deck. The listed owner of the project is Mateuz Bachula, whose plans will replace a former brick residence.