A permit was approved yesterday for a new two-story residential building to be located at 2710 S Lowe Avenue in the Bridgeport community. The owner is listed as Victor Kuo and plans indicate this project will be a two-flat with a basement level, and will also have three on-grade parking spots. The development will replace an existing structure. A permit was issued to remove the previous structure last fall.
Chicago YIMBY wants to highlight some of the preservation wins seen across the city in the last few years, with updates as of late having demonstrated the importance of preserving the city’s architectural legacy. Recent examples include the Washington Park National Bank redevelopment in Woodlawn where the redesign now incorporates the existing facade after locals demanded it be saved, and Epworth Church in Edgewater where buyers pulled their demolition application this week. Varying in sizes, restoration projects keep the city’s history alive in a tangible way for many.
A demolition permit was issued yesterday for a two-story multi-unit building and an accompanying frame garage located at 3558 S Parnell Avenue in the Bridgeport neighborhood. The owner is listed as Joseph Skiba. At the time of this writing, no plans have been submitted to upgrade any of the zoning designations for this property and there are no pending permits for any future constructions.
The Chicago City Council has approved the adaptive reuse of the All Saints St. Anthony Church at 518 W 28th Place in Bridgeport. Located on the corner with S Wallace Street, the multi-building complex will see new life as a child and adult daycare facility led by developer T2 Opportunity Fund LLC with Vari Architects LTD serving as the designers of the new interior spaces.
A demolition permit was issued last week for a one-story masonry building located at 3501 S Union Avenue in the Bridgeport neighborhood. The building was formerly home of Morrie O’Malley’s Hot Dogs.