The Chicago Plan Commission has approved a restoration of the North Pond Nature Sanctuary in Lincoln Park. Located between N Cannon Drive and N Stockton Drive, the project looks to preserve the existing north pond which was built in the mid-1880’s. Notable sites on the North Pond include the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum and Michelin-starred North Pond Restaurant.
Construction permits have been issued for a four-story residential building at Lincoln Park‘s 2215 N Halsted Street. The owner and developer, 2215 Halsted Glascott FLP, has planned eight total residences, along with a rooftop deck with pergolas.
Construction is wrapping up for the $41 million renovation of the Lincoln Park Zoo’s historic lion house. Originally built in 1912, the now-landmarked masonry structure was designed by the Chicago-based Dwight H. Perkins.
The Zoning Board of Appeals has granted a variance for a mixed-use development at 2700 N Pine Grove Avenue in Lincoln Park. The project is located at the intersection of W Wrightwood Avenue and N Pine Grove Avenue. The site is currently home to the Second Church of Christ Scientist Chicago, who is leading the redevelopment plan for the existing church building in collaboration with developer Ogden Partners.
First-floor construction is making significant progress at 2317 N Clark Street in Lincoln Park. Planned by 2300 Clark Development LLC, the new construction will be a four-story mixed-use building with ground-level retail and a total of 35 rental units.