Uptown

Zoning and Development Advisory Committee Approves Uptown Development at 640 W Irving Park Road

On Tuesday the 46th ward zoning and development advisory committee voted in favor of the residential redevelopment of the former Immaculata High School at 640 W Irving Park Road in Uptown. Developers KGiles LLC and CA Ventures are working with local firm Perkins Eastman and Level Architecture on the design of the new mid-rise and have also set their sights on redeveloping the neighboring American Islamic College, which will now have to vacate its corner of Irving Park Road and Marine Drive.

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4600 N Kenmore Avenue. Rendering by Level Architecture

Construction Passes Fourth Floor at 4600 N Kenmore Avenue in Uptown

Structural work has reached the fourth of five floors for a new mixed-use building at 4600 N Kenmore Avenue in Uptown. Cedar St. Companies is behind this development, with plans for 2,500 square feet of ground-level retail below 62 for-rent apartments. The new construction will integrate with an adjacent former bank at 1020 W Wilson Avenue, which will be transformed into a new venue for Double Door Music.

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Initial Plans Revealed For Residential Development At 4701 N Clark Street In Uptown

Initial plans have been revealed for a new residential project at 4701 N Clark Street in Uptown. Located just north of the intersection with W Leland Avenue near the St. Boniface Catholic Cemetery on a stretch of road that is a part of the ongoing Clark Street Crossroads initiative, the new project will replace an existing one-story bank and drive-thru that is currently vacant. Developer Platinum Homes is working with local architecture firm 360 Design Studio on the new structure on the dominant corner.

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Initial Funds Approval Granted For New TimeLine Theater In Uptown

Initial Tax Increment Financing (TIF) approval has been granted for the new location of the TimeLine Theater Company at 5033 N Broadway in Uptown. Located just north of the intersection with W Argyle Street, near the CTA Red Line Argyle station which is undergoing renovation, the new arts center will utilize the bones of an existing five-story building while erecting a new facade. The theater itself is developing its new home which received City Council approval late last year and has been owned by the company since 2018, TimeLine is working with local architecture firm HGA on the design that borrows elements from the current structure.

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