Articles by Jack Crawford

Prairie Shores Clubhouse

Prairie Shores Resident Clubhouse Breaks Ground in Bronzeville

Yesterday, owners of the Prairie Shores apartments celebrated the groundbreaking of a new two-story resident clubhouse in Bronzeville. Spearheaded by Chicago-based firms Golub & Company and Farpoint Development alongside Goldman Sachs Urban Investment Group, the 17,510-square-foot structure will be nested between the 2901 and 2951 towers along Martin Luther King Drive. The five-tower Prairie Shores complex was purchased in 2019 and is undergoing a multi-phase renovation of its existing 1,675 residences, common spaces, and landscaping.

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2141 W Belmont Avenue

Permits Issued for 2141 W Belmont Avenue in West Lakeview

Construction permits were recently issued for a four-story residential building located at 2141 W Belmont Avenue in West Lakeview. Filed under the owner name 2141 W Belmont LLC, the project will house a total of three dwellings. In addition, the new development will feature a rooftop deck and stair enclosure, a rear full-height porch, and a basement. Parking will comprise of a three-car detached garage topped with a separate rooftop deck. The property was formerly occupied by a two-floor frame residence.

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2755 N Milwaukee Avenue

Cladding for 2755 N Milwaukee Avenue Nears Completion in Logan Square

Exterior work is approaching the finish line for a six-story mixed-use development situated at 2755 N Milwaukee Avenue in Logan Square. R.P. Fox & Associates is the developer, whose plans comprise of ground-level retail split into four segments, as well as 60 apartments on the upper five floors. Prior to development, the roughly half-acre property was occupied by a single-story bakery and a parking lot.

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1315 W Cullerton Street

Permits Issued for 1315 W Cullerton Street in Pilsen

Construction permits have been issued for a three-story residential building penned for 1315 W Cullerton Street in Pilsen. TM-1 Inc. is the listed owner, whose plans comprise of three total units, a rooftop deck and stair enclosure, a basement, a rear deck on the third and fourth floors, and a rear staircase stretching the full height of the building. The development will also come with a detached three-car garage with an additional rooftop deck. The new construction will replace a previously vacant lot.

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Emmett Street Apartments. Rendering by Landon Bone Baker Architects

Final Painting Kicks Off for Emmett Street Apartments in Logan Square

Exterior work is wrapping up for Bickerdike Redevelopment Corporation‘s Emmett Street Apartments in Logan Square. Located at 2614 N Emmett Street, the seven-story mixed-use building is set to house 4,300 square feet of ground-floor retail, 100 affordable units, and office space for building management. Prior to development, the 0.9-acre property was occupied by a surface-level parking lot.

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