Plans have been approved for the residential development at 6521 S Blackstone Avenue in Woodlawn. Located on the northeast corner with E 65th Place, the new building will replace a vacant lot with its front facade facing south onto 65th. The Chicago Plan Commission approved the proposal’s Lakefront Protection Ordinance application submitted by developer DOM Acquisitions LLC, with Hanna Architects working on its design.
A conditional permit has been issued for a three-story residential project to be located at 1757 W Le Moyne Street in Wicker Park. This new four-unit development by Whittemore Properties LLC will replace two frame residences under the addresses 1459 and 1461 N Wood Street.
Initial details have been revealed for the residential conversion of the Our Lady Lourdes School at 4641 N Ashland Avenue in Uptown. Located just south of the intersection with W Leland Avenue across the street from the namesake church, the project is the second for the previous church buildings. Developed by Honore Properties, the school served the local community for over 50-years before closing in 2004.
Facade replacement work is progressing for Solstice on the Park, located at 1616 E 56th Street in the Hyde Park neighborhood. The 26-story residential tower was completed in 2018, having been designed by Studio Gang and developed by Mac Properties. The building encompasses a 400,000-square-foot area with 250 residential units.
A construction permit for a new residential project at 6120 S University Avenue in Woodlawn has been approved. This development will consist of a three-story building housing nine units, replacing a three-story brick building. McInerney Properties LLC is the project’s owner.