The Permit Review Committee, a subcommittee of the Commission on Chicago Landmarks, has approved the reconstruction of the Lawrence CTA L Station. Located in the Uptown Square District, the development is part of the CTA’s Red-Purple Modernization (RPM) project. The current station is located along W Lawrence Avenue between N Clifton Avenue and N Winthrop Avenue in Uptown.
The Chicago City Council has approved plans for a residential development at 4447 N Hazel Street in Uptown. Located on a corner lot, the project will replace an existing church at the intersection of N Hazel Street and W Sunnyside Avenue. Longford Construction is the developer behind the proposal.
Cladding is nearing completion for a five-story mixed-use building at 4806 N Magnolia Avenue in Uptown. Dubbed “The Balaban” after the owners behind the adjacent Uptown Theatre, the project is behind developed by JAB Real Estate and will replace a former parking lot. Programming will yield ground-level retail and 54 apartments on the four upper floors. Of the 54 units, 10 will be studios. Parking will offer 27 surface spaces located in the rear.
Construction permits have been issued for a three-story residential building at 1462 W Winnemac Avenue in Uptown. Yuliya Bednarchuk is the filing owner, whose plans include three total units, a rear terrace on the first level, a rear deck with stairs at the second and third floors, and a detached three-car garage with a rooftop deck. The new development is set to replace a two-story frame residence.
Renderings have been revealed for the renovation of Clarendon Community Center at 4501 N Clarendon Avenue in Uptown. Located in Clarendon Park, the community center is located at the intersection of N Clarendon Avenue and W Sunnyside Avenue. Chicago Park District is leading the development.