A new affordable residential development at 4531 W Washington Boulevard in West Garfield Park is closer to construction with the approval of a land sale and $10 million in tax increment financing. The four-story project is a collaborative initiative between CARE Manor and National Equity Fund , aiming to redevelop seven plots. Of these, five are owned by the developer and two by the city.
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The National Parks service has opened The Pullman National Monument, Chicago’s first National Monument at 11001 S Cottage Grove Avenue in Pullman. Opening ceremonies for the complex took place over Labor Day weekend, a holiday which traces its origins back to the workers that made the Pullman Company into a passenger rail juggernaut with its iconic sleeper cars. The new monument is expected to attract over 300,000 yearly visitors and bring a major economic impact to the growing neighborhood.
Foundation permits were issued this past Wednesday for a new two-story community center at 1841 N Laramie Avenue in North Austin. The currently vacant site was sold for $2 million by the city, which was approved by City Council in September of last year.
Structural work is now at the second floor for Schiller Place Apartments, a three-building residential development at 711-749 W Schiller Street in Near North Side. Prior to construction, the narrow site was occupied by a vacant grass lot.
Foundation work is advancing swiftly for three residential buildings at 711-749 W Schiller Street in Near North Side. Co-planned by Evergreen Real Estate Group and Structured Development, each of the four-story buildings will house a total of 16 units. Amongst the 48 total residences, eight will be affordable while the remaining will be market-rate.