Affordable Housing

Initial Funding For Affordable Housing Redevelopment In West Englewood

The Chicago Community Development Commission has approved initial funding for the residential redevelopment at 6121 S Hermitage Avenue in West Englewood. Revitalizing the former Charles Earle Elementary School on the corner with W 61st Street, the multi-phase project will utilize all of the school’s surrounding land. It is being developed by Gorman & Company LLC and Phoenix Recovery Support Systems along with local design firm Beehyyve.

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United Yards. Rendering by DesignBridge

Financing Initially Approved For United Yards Development In Back Of The Yards

Financing has been initially approved for the United Yards development at 1515 W 47th Street in Back of the Yards. Centered around the intersection with S Ashland Avenue and bringing a mix of new construction and redevelopment, the project is part of the Invest South/West initiative and will be built in phases. Developers Celadon Partners and Blackwood Group worked with local architecture firm DesignBridge on the overall proposal.

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City Council Approves Affordable Housing Development In Lower West Side

The Chicago City Council has approved the affordable housing development at 2136 S Ashland Avenue in the Lower West Side. Sitting north of the intersection with W Cermak Road across the street from Benito Juarez High School, the proposal will replace a long-time vacant lot. ‘Casa Yucatan’ is being developed by The Resurrection Project with local-architecture firm DesignBridge providing the design.

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YMCA Announced As Anchor For Assemble Chicago In The Loop

A new YMCA has been announced as the anchor tenant for the mixed-use development at 331 S Plymouth Court in The Loop. Located on the intersection with W Van Buren Street directly across from the Harold Washington Library, the project was originally announced in 2021. Dubbed Assemble Chicago, it is being developed by The Community Builders with Studio Gang, DesignBridge, and JAQ working on its design.

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Cabrini Green Redevelopment To Move Forward To Zoning Review

The mixed-use development at 1450 N Larrabee Street in Old Town is set to advance to the Committee on Zoning. The wedge-shaped site is bound by the angled portion of N Clybourn Avenue on the west side, with the vacant lot having been the home of the Near North Career Metropolitan High School. The development team is made up of the Chicago Housing Authority, Pennrose Properties, Hunt Companies, Imagine Group, and a Cabrini-Green resident group, with JGMA serving as the architect.

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