The Chicago Plan Commission has approved the rezoning of an existing residential building at 141 W Oak Street in the Near North Side. Developer Morningside South Affordable LLC will lead the renovation of the existing structure now that rezoning has been approved. Bound by W Oak Street to the north, N LaSalle Drive to the east, and N Wells Street to the west, the white clad tower will see all of its existing units rehabbed in preparation of future leasing.
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Masonry installation has begun to enshroud a trio of residential buildings, known collectively as Schiller Place Apartments in Near North Side. Set to replace a previously vacant lot at 711-749 W Schiller Street, the project will come with a total of 48 apartments ranging from one- to two- bedroom residences. Co-developers Evergreen Real Estate and Structured Development plan for 16 units in each building, with eight total residences designated as affordable.
Caisson drilling can be seen at the site of a new 23-story mixed-use building at 808 N Cleveland Avenue in Near North Side. The 284-foot-tall edifice will further expand Downtown’s density northwestward, given its location directly across Chicago Avenue from the northern edge of River North.
Extended funding for the redevelopment of the remaining parcels of the former Cabrini-Green homes has been approved by the Community Development Commission in Near North Side. The first of the two separate vacant parcels just west of downtown, sits north on the corner of N Larrabee Street and N Clybourn Avenue, replacing the recently demolished Near North Career High School. The second parcel just south of the first sits on the northeast corner of W Division Street and N Halstead Street next to a Target that was developed on former housing property as well.
A foundation and partial superstructure permit has been issued for a new 23-story high rise at 808 N Cleveland Avenue in Near North Side. The nearly 300,000-square-foot mixed-use building will replace a vacant lot on the block bound by Cambridge, Chicago, and Cleveland Avenues.