The renovation of the Victor F. Lawson House, a historic 24-story building located at 30 W Chicago Avenue in the Near North Side, ranks #10 in our year-end countdown. Originally completed in 1931 and designed by Perkins, Chatten & Hammond, this former YMCA is being converted into 408 affordable studio apartments by Holsten Real Estate.
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The Community Development Commission has approved partial funding for the residential development at 520 W Hobbie Street in the Near North Side. The new structures at the nearly full-block project will expand the existing Parkside of Old Town complex. Developer Holsten Real Estate is working with the Chicago Housing Authority and Cabrini Green Community Development Corporation, tapping local firm Landon Bone Baker Architects for the design.
Exterior work continues to progress on the Victor F. Lawson House, a historic 24-story building at 30 W Chicago Avenue in the Near North Side. Originally designed by Perkins, Chatten & Hammond and completed in 1931, the former YMCA will be transformed by developer Holsten Real Estate into 408 affordable studio apartments. Since the last article on the project, structural work for the new fire egress and elevator towers has taken shape, while windows and facade restorations continue.
The affordable housing redevelopment of the 24-story Victor F. Lawson House continues construction work at 30 W Chicago Avenue in the Near North Side. This historic 1931 Art Deco tower was designed by Perkins, Chatten & Hammond, is having elements of its facade restored, including a full sweep of recently installed windows.
The Chicago City Council has approved the next phase of the Parkside of Old Town development in the Near North Side. Coming soon after receiving its approval from the Plan Commission mid-December of 2022, with this the proposal has now cleared all the necessary city hurdles prior to commencing work. Developer Holsten Real Estate is working with the Chicago Housing Authority on the affordable project that is being designed by local firm Landon Bone Baker, who have also done some of the previous phases.