Humboldt Park

2425 West Cortez Street, via Google Maps

New Project Underway At 2425 West Cortez Street In Humboldt Park

A new residential project has been approved at 2425 West Cortez Street in Humboldt Park, with the issuing of permits on March 22. The development, which is being spearheaded by owner Johan Khalilian, will entail the construction of a two-story frame building with a basement that will boast two dwelling units and a detached two-vehicle masonry garage. The project’s estimated budget is $495,000.

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State Announces Six Cultural Districts In Chicago Eligible For Funding

Governor JB Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity announced the designation of new cultural districts across the city. The selection is part of the state-designated Cultural Districts Program established in 2023. Having announced ten as a whole across the state, six of these are within Chicago representing multiple cultures who have long called the city home.

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Zoning Application Submitted for Invest South/West’s “The Ave” in Humboldt Park

A zoning application has been submitted for ‘The Ave’, a new mixed-use development at 3601 W Chicago Avenue in Humboldt Park. This project is part of the Invest South/West initiative and aims to redevelop a city-owned, L-shaped lot. The site currently houses the Neighborhood Housing Services building and another low-rise structure. KMW Communities, Preservation of Affordable Housing, and Community Enterprises Corporation are collaborating on this proposal for affordable housing and retail space. Originally planned as a five-story project, it has been revised to four stories to enhance cost efficiency.

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1203 N California Avenue

Western Facade Fills Out for Pedro Albizu Campos Apartments in Humboldt Park

Much of the facade has been installed along the western street wall of the Pedro Albizu Campos Apartments, located at 1203 N California Avenue in Humboldt Park. This nine-story affordable housing development occupies a previously vacant lot and spans a total of 83,000 square feet. The 95-foot building will yield 64 housing units on the upper floors and 2,500 square feet of retail space on the ground floor. Named after Puerto Rican activist Pedro Albizu Campos, the development is a collaborative project between the Hispanic Housing Development Corporation (HHDC) and Pappageorge Haymes.

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