The Chicago City Council has issued landmark status to the Monumental Baptist Church, located at 729 E Oakwood Boulevard in Grand Boulevard. The historic church was established in 1899 by architects Patton, Fisher, and Miller.
A new construction permit was issued on Tuesday for a three-story residential building located at 4129 S Wabash Avenue in the Grand Boulevard neighborhood. The owner of the permit is listed as 4123 S Wabash LLC, and current plans indicate this project will produce three total units. This will be a masonry build and will have open metal porches at the rear, as well as a six-foot-tall wooden fencing and three parking spots. The building will replace a vacant lot.
The Chicago City Council has approved the rezoning bid for the upcoming development at 5050 S Prairie Avenue in Grand Boulevard. As previously reported, the site is located at the corner of S Prairie Avenue and E 51st Street, and the project is made up of multiple lots, both privately-owned lots and city-owned along 5036-5044 S Prairie Avenue. The development is led by KLY Development. This project will replace vacant land as well as an unused building near the intersection.
A permit was approved this past Monday for a new three-story residential building to be located at 4315 S Indiana Avenue in the Grand Boulevard neighborhood. The owner is listed as Stephen Talty and plans indicate this project is a frame structure and will yield three total units and a detached three-car masonry garage. There is a companion build of similar scope on the neighboring property which we reported on earlier this month. The development will replace a vacant lot.
A permit was approved late last week for a new three-story residential building at 3920 S Calumet Avenue in the Grand Boulevard neighborhood. The owner is listed as Eagle OZB I LLC. This developer has also received permits for 3924 S Calumet Avenue, and plans indicate this project will also result in three flats, each with its own rear open porch. The permits also include a detached three-car garage. The development will replace a vacant lot.