The City of Chicago’s INVEST South/West initiative has selected the Englewood Connect vision for the Englewood RFP site. Located along W 63rd Parkway between S Halsted Street and W 63rd Street, the site spans 4.28 acres and is made up of multiple packages. Offered as Site B1/B2 and Site C, the sites are positioned as the second phase of the adjacent Englewood Square I project, which is a Whole Foods-anchored shopping center. McLaurin Development and Farpoint Development are the developers behind the RFP proposal.
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Zoning has been approved for a mixed-use development located at 4640 N Western Avenue in Lincoln Square. Placed along N Western Avenue, the site is directly adjacent to the CTA Brown Line tracks and the Western CTA L station. The property currently holds a four-story commercial and storage building as well as an adjacent one-story commercial structure. Glascott Associates is the developer behind the proposal.
Renovation permits have been issued for an existing three-story masonry building at 2435 S Leavitt Street in Lower West Side’s Heart of Chicago neighborhood. Filed under the owner Bader Leavitt LLC, the mixed-use structure will be converted to house nine residential units and will include a new metal porch and stairs.
The Chicago Plan Commission has approved amendments to The Fields Development located at 4000 W Diversey Avenue in Belmont Gardens. Mainly the site of the historic Marshall Fields Warehouse, the development is part of a multi-building complex. The overall site is bound by W George Street to the north, N Pulaski Road to the east, W Diversey Avenue to the south, and rail lines to the west. Knickpoint Ventures is the developer behind the project.
Plans have been revealed for a proposed four-story residential development at 2256 W Irving Park Road in North Center. Located at the intersection of W Irving Park Road and N Oakley Avenue, the corner lot is home to the local Chicago Joe’s restaurant. The project site also includes the adjacent parking lot. The existing building is being sold by the owners to Landrosh Development, the developer behind the proposal.