The Community Development Commission has approved the land sale and Tax Increment Financing (TIF) funds for the affordable mixed-use development at 201 S Kedzie Avenue in East Garfield Park. Going by the name ‘Garfield Green’, the two-site project located on the intersection with S Fifth Avenue recently received approval from both the plan commission and city council. Developer Preservation of Affordable Housing won the C40 Reinventing Cities competition in 2018 with structures designed by Perkins + Will and Nia Architects
The Community Development Commission has approved Tax Increment Financing (TIF) funds for a new residential development at 1805 N Hamlin Avenue in Logan Square. Dubbed ‘Encuentro Square’ or meet-up square, is being developed by the Latin United Community Housing Association (LUCHA) with Canopy Architecture and Site Design Group serving as the designers for the multi-building project that was announced last year.
Updated plans have been reviewed by the Committee on Design for the mixed-use development at 170 N Green Street in the West Loop. The project has received a few design updates with new details being presented to a committee packed with famed local designers. Developer Shapack Partners is no stranger to the area, having developed 167 N Green Street directly east of the site and is partnering with the Lamar Johnson Collaborative on the new multi-tower structure.
Initial details have been revealed for a mixed-use development at 2359 N Washtenaw Avenue in Logan Square. Located on the southeast corner with W Fullerton Avenue, the new project would replace a one-story masonry-clad credit union bank and its 0.3 acre lot with two structures. The project is being designed and developed by Chicago-based Hibernian Development who has been working on single family homes in the area since 1998.
With construction now complete, the 11-story residential building known as Evo Union Park has officially opened at 1454 W Randolph Street in West Loop. Developer Marquette Companies has planned 242 total apartment units, whose layout sizes range from convertibles up through two-bedroom residences.