Demolition permits have been issued for a two-story masonry mixed-use building, located at Avondale‘s 3407 W Belmont Avenue. So Holdings LLC is the listed owner, whose plans for the site are not yet known. However, the lot is currently zoned for C1-1 Neighborhood Commercial District, which allows for retail storefronts and apartments on the above floors. C1-1 allows for a maximum height of 38 feet and a floor area ratio (FAR) of 1.2. A FAR of 1.2 permits any new development to have up to 20 percent more square footage than the area of the lot itself.
Demolition permits have been issued for a two-story, multi-unit residential building located at 1942 N Oakley Avenue in Bucktown. Tilynn Bontrager is the listed owner for the property, which is currently zoned for RT-4. While it is currently unknown what the owner plans for the site, RT-4 will allow for a two-flat, a townhouse, a low-a density apartment building, or a single family home. The designation also permits a floor area ratio of up to 1.2, in which any new development’s square footage may be up to 20 percent more than the area of the lot itself. The maximum height for residential properties of this type is 38 feet.
Three separate demolition permits have been issued for three adjacent residential` buildings, located at 4115-23 N Whipple Street in Irving Park. Collectively owned by MK Construction & Builders Inc, all three of the structures are frame. Each property also has a detached frame garage that will also undergo demolition. While it is unclear what the owner has planned for the parcels, each is zoned for RS-3 Residential Single-Unit District, which allows for detached single family homes and two-flats. RS-3 also permits a maximum height of 30 feet and a floor area ratio of 0.9, whereby any replacing structure may have up to 90 percent of the square footage of the lot itself.
Demolition permits have been issued for a single-story masonry commercial garage located at 3600 W Cortland Street in Logan Square. Lukasz Koziol is the filing owner, whose plans for the site have not yet been disclosed. However, the property is currently zoned for B3-1, which allows for shopping centers, large stores, and retail storefronts, as well as apartments above the ground floor. B3-1 also permits a floor area ratio of 1.2, whereby any new building may have up to 1.2 times the square footage of that of the lot itself. Additionally, the maximum building height under this designation is 38 feet.
Dual demolition permits have been issued for two adjacent multi-unit buildings located at 2454-56 W Ainslie Street in Lincoln Square. Both permits list Eamon Gibbons as the owner, whose plans for the properties have not yet been published. However, both parcels are zoned for RS-3 Residential Single-Unit District, which allows for detached single family homes and two-flats. This designation also allows for a floor area ratio of 0.9, by which any new building’s square footage may not exceed 90 percent that of the lot itself.