An emergency demolition is set to take place at 1857 W 51st Street in Back of the Yards. The City of Chicago has issued a permit for the immediate wrecking and removal of the mixed-use two-story masonry building on the site. The decision for an emergency demolition indicates significant concerns about the structural integrity or safety of the building, necessitating its immediate removal.
Back of the Yards
The City of Chicago has issued permits for the construction of a new prefabricated modular building at 4836 S Loomis Boulevard in Back of the Yards. The three-story, two-unit multifamily structure is a venture led by owner Guacolda Reyes. Designed by architect Paul Tebben, the building represents a shift towards modular construction in urban settings. The structure will be complemented by new metal and wood fences, according to the submitted plans.
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.
Zoning variances have been approved for the mixed-use development at 1515 W 47th Street in Back of the Yards. Located on the intersection with S Justine Street and replacing a vacant lot, the new building is part of the greater Invest South/West project dubbed ‘United Yards’. Developers Celadon Partners and Blackwood Group worked with local-architecture firm DesignBridge on the greater multi-building proposal.
A groundbreaking has been held for the United Yards development along 47th Street in Back of the Yards. With its center located on the intersection with S Ashland Avenue the multi-building proposal won its Invest South/West bid back in 2021, now construction has been split into phases with the first two underway. Developers Celadon Partners and Blackwood Group worked with local architecture firm DesignBridge on the adaptive reuse and new construction proposal.