A construction permit was granted for a new residential development at 4441 N Ashland Avenue in Ravenswood. The four-story building will include six dwelling units, a finished basement, a penthouse stair enclosure, and a roof deck. Additionally, the site plans feature a detached garage with a roof deck. The property, currently a vacant lot, is owned by Cornel Contac.
Construction permits have been issued for a four-story mixed-use building set for 4939 N Damen Avenue in Ravenswood. Fortech, Inc is the filing owner, whose plans include 12 total units, along with first-floor retail and a 12-vehicle garage topped with a rooftop deck. The property was formerly occupied by a one-floor masonry commercial building.
The Chicago Housing Authority has listed details relating to an upcoming affordable senior living center to be located at 4515 N Winchester Avenue in Ravenswood. The development will be located near the intersection of N Damen Avenue and W Montrose Avenue. Worn Jerabek Wiltse Architects designed the project which will yield a total of 78 one-bedroom dwelling units. Four of the total units will be mobility friendly.
A local sculptor from the Ravenswood neighborhood is gaining city-wide attention for her quirky and precise replicas. Dubbed by some in the arts community as “the Bungalow Lady,” Katie Lauffenburger has been turning heads and stealing hearts with her unique constructions. Lauffenburger crafts from the freshly founded Wonder City Studio where she is building one-of-a-kind 10-inch replicas of Chicago homes.
Construction permits were recently issued for a four-story residential development at 4733 N Wolcott Avenue in Ravenswood. FEPH-Highland Park LLC is the listed owner, who plans 112 total units and 67 parking spaces. The structure is set to replace a former parking lot and two-story brick commercial building, and is the third installment of a three-part development that is bound by Wolcott, Lawrence, and Ravenswood Avenues. While the first sub-area is a now-complete single-story bank, the second planned development received permits earlier this month under the same developer, architect, and general contractor.