The City of Chicago has issued a permit for the demolition of a two-story masonry multi-unit residence located at 153 E 107th Street in Roseland. The permit, initiated on August 30, was issued on November 8, following a 70-day review period.
Five teams have been announced as finalists for the multi-site Invest South/West Roseland RFQ. Spread across three-sites along S Michigan Avenue from E 112th Street to the north to roughly E 115th Street to the south, these include a large lot adjacent to the future CTA Red Line station and the Roseland Theater. The RFQ was formally launched last year by the Department of Planning and Development with a different process similar to the recent East Garfield Park RFQ.
The Chicago Plan Commission has approved the final iteration of the Roseland Medical District Masterplan in Roseland. Relatively bound by W 110th Street to the north, S Michigan Avenue to the east, W 112th Street to the south, and S Eggleston Avenue to the west, the plan would sit just east of the future 111th Street station from the CTA Red Line extension. The efforts are being led by the Roseland Medical District Commission who is working with local design firm Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture on the overall guide.
The initial finalists for the 2022 Pritzker Traubert Foundation Chicago Prize have been announced across various city neighborhoods. The new competition started this year by the foundation was created with the belief that all Chicagoans should have equal access to economic opportunity. The six finalists are vying for a $10 million award, as a part of a larger $30 million commitment to community development on the city’s south and west sides over the next five years according to their website.
Chicago YIMBY deep dives into the Chicago Additional Dwelling Unit (ADU) ordinance six-months after its launch across various areas in the city. ADU’s have a long history not only in Chicago, but nationally and is seeing a resurgence as the demand for affordable housing and new ways to gain equity are increasing as well. The local ordinance repeals laws created against them over 60-years ago in select pilot areas and went into effect May 1, 2022 after being voted on late last year.