A groundbreaking has been held for the mixed-use development dubbed Roosevelt Square in the Near West Side. Located on multiple sites across the area near the intersections of W Roosevelt Road and S Racine Avenue, the project will not only construct new housing but also renovate multiple existing structures within its boundaries. Developer Related Midwest is leading the efforts along with the Chicago Housing Authority (CHA) and various architects. YIMBY previously reported on all the details of the development during its approval last year.
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Updated plans have been revealed for the affordable residential development at 5853 N Broadway in Edgewater. Located south of the intersection with W Thorndale Avenue and adjacent to the Broadway Armory Community Center, the new structure will replace a one-story building and its parking lot with much needed vertical density. We last covered the project in April of last year as its initial design was released, now an updated design has been made public of the proposal by Bickerdike Redevelopment Corporation, with Landon Bone Baker Architects working on the new aesthetic.
The Chicago City Council has approved the next phase of the Parkside of Old Town development in the Near North Side. Coming soon after receiving its approval from the Plan Commission mid-December of 2022, with this the proposal has now cleared all the necessary city hurdles prior to commencing work. Developer Holsten Real Estate is working with the Chicago Housing Authority on the affordable project that is being designed by local firm Landon Bone Baker, who have also done some of the previous phases.
The Chicago Plan Commission has approved the next phases of the Parkside of Old Town development in the Near North Side. Located on two separate lots near each other at 542 W Elm Street and 520 W Hobbie Street, the multi-building plans will continue to grow on the affordable housing offered on the former site of the Cabrini Green complex. Developer Holsten Real Estate is operating under the Parkside name in collaboration with the Chicago Housing Authority and the Cabrini Green Community Development Corporation which have tapped local firm Landon Bone Baker Architects for their designs.
Updated plans have been revealed for the community facility at 5112 W Harrison Street in Austin. Occupying a whole city block bound by S Leamington Avenue to the east and S Laramie Avenue to the west, the project is a massive expansion to BUILD Chicago’s existing center which focuses on gang intervention with local youth. The proposal recently broke ground and finally received approval for an additional floor to the addition which is being led by BUILD themselves with Landon Bone Baker Architects working on the design.