A groundbreaking ceremony was held for the National Public Housing Museum at 1322 W Taylor Street in the Near West Side. Located on the corner with W Taylor Street near the SOM-designed Little Italy public library and the upcoming Chicago Fire FC facility, the project is part of the larger Roosevelt Square Plan hoping to bridge the Taylor Street corridor. Developers Related Midwest and the Chicago Housing Authority are working with local firms HED Architects and Landon Bone Baker Architects on the one-of-a-kind institution.
Chicago Housing Authority
The Chicago Housing Authority has listed details for upcoming affordable apartments listed at 2310 & 2350 S State Street in Near South Side. The project is available to both families and individuals and there will be a total of 68 available units, of these 41 will be one-bedrooms and the remaining 27 will be two-bedroom layouts.
The Chicago Housing Authority has listed details relating to an upcoming affordable senior living center to be located at 4515 N Winchester Avenue in Ravenswood. The development will be located near the intersection of N Damen Avenue and W Montrose Avenue. Worn Jerabek Wiltse Architects designed the project which will yield a total of 78 one-bedroom dwelling units. Four of the total units will be mobility friendly.
Ground-floor brickwork is now making its way up the six-story residential building at 2700 N Sheffield Avenue in Lincoln Park. The 85-foot-tall edifice will be the third building in the apartment complex known as Edith Spurlock Apartments, residing between the two existing brick buildings that are being renovated alongside the new construction.
An official opening ceremony has been held for the new mixed-use development at 2602 N Emmett Street in Logan Square. Located on the intersection with W Kedzie Avenue, the completed project replaced a vacant parking lot adjacent to the CTA Blue Line Logan Square station. Becoming the first Equitable Transit Oriented Development (ETOD) in the city, it was developed by local non-profit Bickerdike Redevelopment Corporation who operates now over 2,000 affordable units across the city. Their team partnered with Chicago-based Landon Bone Baker Architects who are well known for their work on multiple affordable buildings as well.