The Committee on Housing and Real Estate has approved the initial funding for the renovation of the Island Terrace Apartments building at 6430 S Stony Island Drive in Woodlawn. Located near the intersection with E 65th Street and a few blocks south of the future Obama Presidential Center, the tower will receive significant updates under its new owner. That owner being the Preservation Of Affordable Housing (POAH) who is working with an undisclosed architect on the project at the moment.
Construction continues on the residential development at 1712 W Augusta Boulevard in West Town. Located just east of the intersection with N Hermitage Avenue, the new building replaces a vacant lot, closed alley, and a two-story garage structure. Developers Garner Development and Corwin Partners, who work with Jameson and Sotheby’s International, are completing the foundation of the Freedes Studio designed project.
The Chicago Plan Commission has approved the residential redevelopment at 6121 S Hermitage Avenue in West Englewood. Located on the corner with W 61st Street and bound by S Paulina Street to the east, the project will rehab the former Charles Earle Elementary School which was closed in 2013. Now developers Gorman & Company LLC and Phoenix Recovery Support Systems are working with local firm Beehyyve on the design for the property.
A construction permit has been issued for a new development at 1101 N Lawndale Avenue in Humboldt Park. The proposed structure is a two-story, two-unit residence with a basement, front stairs, a rear two-story deck, and stairs. Additionally, a rear two-space garage with a one-space parking pad is also part of the project. GT Alternatives LLC is the listed owner of the property.
Zoning variances have been approved for the mixed-use development at 1515 W 47th Street in Back of the Yards. Located on the intersection with S Justine Street and replacing a vacant lot, the new building is part of the greater Invest South/West project dubbed ‘United Yards’. Developers Celadon Partners and Blackwood Group worked with local-architecture firm DesignBridge on the greater multi-building proposal.