The Chicago City Council has approved initial funding for the adaptive reuse of the Armour Institute building at 3300 S Federal Street in Bronzeville. Located on the western end of the Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) campus, it is commonly known as the main building, or main, by students and used to be the heart of the college in its earlier days as the Armour Institute. The renovation efforts are being co-led by MCM Company and Washington Park Development Group with local architecture firm Pappageorge Haymes working on its design.
The Chicago City Council has approved the rezoning for the mixed-use development at 301 E 43rd Street in Bronzeville. Located on the southeast corner with S Prairie Avenue, the proposal replaces an existing commercial building with the second phase of the 43Green project for which Chicago YIMBY was able to speak with the architects last month. Developers P3 Markets and The Habitat Company are working with local designers Moody Nolan and Landon Bone Baker on the new affordable structure.
The Chicago Plan Commission has approved the mixed-use development at 301 E 43rd Street in Bronzeville. Dubbed 43Green Phase II, the project comes after the completion and success of the first phase west of the CTA tracks. Replacing a one-story commercial building on the site, developers P3 Markets and The Habitat Company have teamed up with Moody Nolan and Landon Bone Baker Architects on the design of the new structure. Chicago YIMBY was fortunate enough to be able to speak with one of the architects about the road to today.
New construction permits were issued this week for a new four-story residential building slated for 4027 S Calumet Avenue in Bronzeville. Marcin Orpik is listed as the owner, and the new four-unit project will come equipped with a roof deck and a detached four-vehicle masonry garage. The parcel is currently vacant.
New construction permits were issued this week for a new three-story residential building slated for 4039 S Calumet Avenue in Bronzeville. Eagle OZB is listed as the owner, and the new three-unit project will come equipped with rear open decks, fencing around the property, a trash enclosure, and a detached three-vehicle garage. The parcel was previously occupied by a vacant grass lot.