Taking the 18th spot in Chicago YIMBY’s year-end countdown is 808 N Cleveland Avenue in the Near North Side. The recently started 23-story mixed-use project comes to us from DAC Developments and will top out at 284-feet in height. Architects Pappageorge Haymes designed the latest iteration on the angular corner with W Chicago Avenue near the Groupon Building.
The charcoal metal exterior is coming to fruition for a new five-story condominium building located at 15 N Elizabeth Street in West Loop. The project has been planned by a three-party coalition of developers, consisting of Ranquist Development Group, Jodi Development, and Campbell Coyle. Collectively, this partnership has been listed as 15 N Elizabeth LLC in planning documents and permits. Prior to construction, the site was occupied by two adjacent brownstones.
A permit was approved last week for a new three-story residential building at 1444 West Winona Street in the Uptown neighborhood. The owner is listed as 1444 West Winona LLC, and the current plans indicate this project will yield four total dwelling units and will have a finished basement. The building will feature front and back decks on the first and second stories and a rooftop deck with an accompanying stair enclosure. The project also has plans for a detached four-car garage with its own rooftop deck. The planned structure will replace an existing building.
A permit was issued on Friday for a three-story residential building with masonry facade at 6523 S Minerva Avenue in the Woodlawn neighborhood. The proposed project’s owner is listed as GA Roslyn LLC 6523 S. Minerva. The scope of the project indicates that there will be three total dwelling units. The first-floor unit will be duplexed with a basement. There will be a rooftop stair enclosure, a rear staircase, and a detached three-car framed garage. The lot is currently vacant.
The City of Chicago and Mayor Lori Lightfoot have announced the 24 recipients of a nearly $1 billion investment in affordable housing, the largest in Chicago history. All together the selected developments will bring 2,428 residential units across 14 neighborhoods in collaboration with Chicago Department of Housing. The winning proposals come from a list of 51 applicants and consist of new construction, preservations, and rehabilitation work.