The City of Chicago has issued permits for a renovation and expansion project at 2516 W Thomas Street in Humboldt Park. Submitted on August 31, 2022, the permit was approved on November 30, 2023, following an extensive 456-day review process.
Pedro Albizu Campos Apartments, ranking 29th in the year-end countdown, is a nine-story affordable housing project at 1203 N California Avenue, adjacent to Humboldt Park. Occupying the site of a formerly vacant lot, this 83,000-square-foot structure honors the legacy of Puerto Rican activist Pedro Albizu Campos. The Hispanic Housing Development Corporation (HHDC) spearheads the project, collaborating with Pappageorge Haymes for the architectural design. The development will incorporate 2,500 square feet of retail space on the first floor and 64 units of affordable housing on the upper levels.
Plans have been revealed for a mixed-use development at 3305 W Division Street in Humboldt Park. Located on the southwest corner with N Spaulding Avenue, the new project will replace a two-story structure that most recently held a Spanish church with a small parking lot. The proposal is being led by LUCHA and Full Circle Communities, with local architecture firm DesignBridge working on its design.
Facade work has commenced at the Pedro Albizu Campos Apartments, a mixed-use development located at 1203 N California Avenue in Humboldt Park. This nine-story, 83,000-square-foot building, dedicated to Puerto Rican activist Pedro Albizu Campos, stands across from the Humboldt Park grounds on a site previously occupied by an empty lot. The Hispanic Housing Development Corporation (HHDC) is leading the project, with Pappageorge Haymes as the architect and Path Construction as the general contractor.
Last week, the Hispanic Housing Development Corporation (HHDC) dedicated its 64-unit affordable housing building in Humboldt Park to Puerto Rican activist Pedro Albizu Campos. Notable city leaders, including Mayor Brandon Johnson and Alderperson Jessie Fuentes, were in attendance. The mixed-use building, which has reached full height, stands at 1203 N California Avenue across from the Humboldt Park grounds.