Demolition permits have been issued for a two-story frame residential building and a detached masonry garage, located at 3712 N Marshfield Avenue in Lake View. The permit’s owner has been filed under the name Westford Development LLC. As of now the property is zoned for RS-3 Residential Single-Unit District, which permits both single-family homes and two-flats. RS-3 also allows for a floor area ratio (FAR) of 0.9, whereby any new development may hold up to 90 percent of the square footage of the containing lot. As of now, no plans appear to have been submitted to upgrade this zoning designation.
Construction permits have been issued for a three-story residential building at 3250 N Racine Avenue near the center of Lake View. Devise Development Group is the owner and developer behind the project, which will come with two units, a basement, a rooftop deck and stair enclosure, rear decks with stairs along all three floors, and a detached two-car garage with a separate rooftop deck. These plans will replace a former two-story frame residence and a detached frame garage.
Demolition permits have now been issued for two single-story masonry buildings, clearing the way for a new Howard Brown Health Clinic to be located at 3501 N Halsted Street in Lake View’s Boystown neighborhood. The five-story mixed-use structure will comprise of 7,600 square feet of ground-level retail, two floors of clinic space, and three floors of Howard Brown administrative office space on the remaining levels.
Demolition permits have been issued for a two-story bank building, clearing the way for a new commercial development at 3179 N Clark Street in Lake View. Hubbard Street Group has planned the new two-story structure, which will be able to accommodate 59,000 square feet of retail or commercial space, and will include 295 feet of store frontage along W Belmont Avenue.