Mayor Lori Lightfoot has announced the winner of the recent East Garfield Park Request For Qualifications (RFQ). The multi-site proposal is centered around the intersection of W Lake Street and N Kedzie Avenue, with this first phase replacing a 50-year-old vacant lot located at 132 N Kedzie Avenue. The city selected Hub 32 as the winning proposal led by the Michaels Organization, KMW Communities, and TruDelta Real Estate.
Construction permits have been issued for a new residential building at 2343 W Belden Avenue in Chicago’s Logan Square neighborhood. Both owner and developer of this property, the firm 2343 Belden LLC plans to erect a new three-story, two-unit building, which will come with a roof deck, a basement level, and a new frame two-vehicle garage with its own rooftop deck.
After nearly a year following the initial foundation permit, a tower crane permit has been issued for an 18-story residential high-rise developed at 633 S LaSalle Street in The Loop. Developed by London-based firm, The Collective, this 162,000 square-foot, co-living project will comprise of 117 shared apartment units, collectively made up of 381 individual bedrooms.
A new permit has been issued for the construction of a three-story, three-unit residential building at 1457 W Roscoe Street in the Lake View neighborhood. Developed by 1457 W Roscoe LLC, the masonry building will feature a roof deck, an access staircase, and three off-street parking spaces accessible via the public alley.
A new residential development is in the proposal phase for 1225 S Indiana Avenue in South Loop. The privately-funded project, dubbed Parkway Residences, will replace a vacant grass lot with a five-story building containing 100 for-rent dwelling units. In collaboration with unknown developer, 2RZ Architecture has envisioned the low-rise structure to include landscaped terraces, a club room, a fitness room, a sprawling rooftop terrace, and an accompanying public park. The heavily landscaped grounds have been conceived by the landscape architecture firm Blue Stem Design.