The affordable housing redevelopment of the 24-story Victor F. Lawson House continues construction work at 30 W Chicago Avenue in the Near North Side. This historic 1931 Art Deco tower was designed by Perkins, Chatten & Hammond, is having elements of its facade restored, including a full sweep of recently installed windows.
The Chicago Department of Planning and Development (DPD) has announced their three finalists for the East Garfield Park RFQ. Although the Request For Qualifications (RFQ) is made up of three sites, this first phase will focus on one site across the street from The Hatchery located at 3209 W Lake Street. Right on the intersection with N Kedzie Avenue, all proposals will defer the two remaining sites onto a future development phase.
The Chicago Department of Planning and Development has revealed the finalist for their Woodlawn RFQ. Located predominantly at 935 E 63rd Street between S Ingleside Avenue on the west and S Greenwood Avenue on the east, the Request For Qualifications (RFQ) is made up of two currently vacant lots across the street from each other.
A groundbreaking has been held for the mixed-use development dubbed Roosevelt Square in the Near West Side. Located on multiple sites across the area near the intersections of W Roosevelt Road and S Racine Avenue, the project will not only construct new housing but also renovate multiple existing structures within its boundaries. Developer Related Midwest is leading the efforts along with the Chicago Housing Authority (CHA) and various architects. YIMBY previously reported on all the details of the development during its approval last year.
Initial details have been revealed for a new mixed-use development at 2140 S Ashland Avenue in Heart of Chicago. Located on the intersection with W 21st Place and across the street from Benito Juarez High School, the new proposal will replace a vacant lot near the industrial heart of the predominantly Latin neighborhood right on the border with Pilsen. The project comes to us from local developer The Resurrection Project with various affordable developments nearby. At the moment, an architect is unknown.