Cladding is nearing completion for a five-story mixed-use building at 4806 N Magnolia Avenue in Uptown. Dubbed “The Balaban” after the owners behind the adjacent Uptown Theatre, the project is behind developed by JAB Real Estate and will replace a former parking lot. Programming will yield ground-level retail and 54 apartments on the four upper floors. Of the 54 units, 10 will be studios. Parking will offer 27 surface spaces located in the rear.
4806 N Magnolia Avenue
Permits have been filed for a five-story mixed-use building at 4806 N Magnolia Avenue in Uptown, between the southeast corner of St. Boniface Catholic Cemetery and the intersection of N Magnolia Avenue and W Lawrence Avenue. The lot sits just two blocks west of the Lawrence CTA L station serviced by the red line and purple express line. The nearby CTA bus 22 and 81 lines also stop at the intersection of N Broadway and W Lawrence Avenue, a two-minute walk East.