Initial details have been revealed for a new mixed-use development at 116-138 S Paulina Street in the Near West Side. Located on the northwest corner with W Adams Street and bound by the CTA Pink Line tracks to the west, the proposal will replace a vacant lot bound by a surface parking lot to the north. Now City Church Chicago is moving forward with plans for a multi-phase complex in the works for multiple years, though no architect has been mentioned.
The Chicago City Council has approved the rezoning for a new community center at 1219 W 87th Street in Auburn Gresham. Developed on a partially empty lot by the Progressive Beluah Pentecostal Church, the project dubbed The Progressive Manor Community Center will cater to local youth with aftercare programs and spotting facilities. The center is designed by Blue Line Architecture as an addition to an existing one-story building.
Plans have been filed with the Committee on Zoning for a new community and youth center at 1219 W 87th Street in Auburn Gresham. Sitting just southeast of the corner with S Elizabeth Street, the new center will partially replace an existing one-story building which was recently purchased by the Progressive Beulah Pentecostal Church after a lengthy fundraising campaign. The new structure is being designed by local design firm Blue Lines Architecture with general contractor Praxis Construction Inc out of Wheeling.
Restoration work nears completion of the Holy Trinity Orthodox Cathedral located at 1121 N Leavitt Street in Ukrainian Village. The Louis Sullivan-designed historic cathedral was built in 1903 and is one of two houses of worship he did in his time of practice. The roughly $600,000 renovation will keep the cathedral and rectory going for the next 100 years and is being led by the parish with the Commission on Chicago Landmarks.
Construction permits have been issued for a new place of worship at 2825 W Howard Street at the northern edge of West Ridge. Baruch Epstein of Lubavitch Chabad of Illinois is the filing owner, whose planned development will rise two stories and will include a basement level. The new construction is set to replace a vacant lot, so no demolition permits will be needed.