The Committee on Design has reviewed initial plans for a mixed-use development at 3950 N Damen Avenue and 3959 N Lincoln Avenue in North Center. Located on the six-corner intersection with W Irving Park Road, the two building proposal will replace a large parking lot and a MB Financial drive-thru bank west of Damen Avenue, as well redevelop and expand the existing 5/3 Bank building east of Lincoln Avenue. Developers CRG and Ravine Park Partners are working with local architecture firm Lamar Johnson Collaborative on the new design.
The Chicago City Council has approved a residential development at 4137-4139 N Western Avenue in North Center. Located just north of the intersection with W Irving Park Road, the new structure would replace two existing three-story mixed-use buildings, one of which houses the developers office on the ground floor. Developer 4137 Western LLC, a product of the Khan Group, is behind the project and will be relocating their custom homes business out of the current property.
A demolition permit was issued on Friday for a two-story frame residence with a basement located at 3539 N Seeley Avenue in the North Center neighborhood. The permit’s owners have been listed as Westford Development LLC.
A permit was issued yesterday for a new three-story residential masonry building located at 1838 W Grace Street in the North Center neighborhood. The permit’s owner for this build is listed as David Payne. Plans for this project indicate there will be six dwelling units. The building will feature front balconies and rear covered porches, as well as a basement level, and a rooftop deck. The property will have a six-foot-tall wooden fence and a six-vehicle garage at the rear. YIMBY reported on the demolition of the previous structure in January.
The Chicago Zoning Board of Appeals has approved a mixed-use project at 1800 W Berenice Avenue in North Center. Located on the intersection with N Ravenswood Avenue, the site is currently occupied by a two-story building housing a small theater group and is bound by CTA tracks to the west and Metra tracks to the east. Landrosh Development is the firm behind the project with Sullivan Goulette Wilson Architects working on the design which received zoning approval last year.