YIMBY recently stopped by the site of Tribune East Tower, the newly approved supertall that will become Chicago’s second tallest building. Tribune East is part of the Tribune Tower redevelopment project, which includes the conversion of the original Tribune Tower into 162 condominium units. Developers CIM Group and Golub & Company are leading the development of the $700 million structure that will replace a surface parking lot originally used by Chicago Tribune employees.
Demolition permits have been issued for 3644 N Janssen Avenue in Lake View, where property owner Steve Griesemer plans to demolish an existing three-story residential building. The wooden structure will be demolished by Land Enterprises, and IPSA Corp will serve as the project expeditor.
The Zoning Board of Appeals has approved zoning ordinances for a new four-story mixed-use building at 1839 W Irving Park Road in North Center. The site is an interior lot along W Irving Park Road, between N Wolcott Avenue and N Ravenswood Avenue. The Irving Park CTA L station, serviced by the Brown Line, is a two-minute walk away. Derrig 1839 Irving LLC, likely an LLC for Derrig Management, is behind the development of the project.
Construction permits have been issued for a two-story residential building at 1712 N Mason Avenue in the North Austin neighborhood.