A demolition permit was issued on Thursday of last week for the removal of a two-story frame residence located at 4706 N Malden Street in the Uptown neighborhood. The permit’s owner has been listed as Karolina Babkowska.
Installation of polygonal metal paneling can now be seen along the outer walls of 4600 Kenmore Avenue, a six-story mixed-use building in Uptown. The project is being lead by Cedar Street Companies, with plans for 2,500 square feet of retail on the ground level with 62 rental apartments above. The new construction will be next to an old bank at 1020 W Wilson Avenue, which is being transformed into a new music venue for Double Door Music.
Initial details have been revealed for the residential conversion of the Our Lady Lourdes Convent at 4637 N Ashland Avenue in Uptown. Located just north of the intersection with W Wilson Avenue and across the street from the namesake church, the plan will bring new life to the vacant structure similar to other conversions seen for old congregation buildings across the city. Its new owner has tapped local architects Pappageorge Haymes on the design of the new interiors and exterior repairs.
Initial permits have been approved for a residential development at 4600 N Marine Drive in Uptown. Located on the intersection with W Wilson Avenue in front of Montrose Beach, the project replaces a surface parking lot previously owned by Weiss Memorial Hospital. Developer Lincoln Property Company is behind the proposal along with architecture firm Valerio Dewalt Train on the design.
Initial permits have been approved for the residential conversion of the former Lorali Hotel at 1039 W Lawrence Avenue in Uptown. Located on the southwest corner of the intersection with N Kenmore Avenue, the empty building most recently served as an SRO three years ago before being vacated by its current owner. Owner Jim Stoller has been working towards making the conversion a reality since 2019 when he received zoning approval along with relocating the building’s past residents at his own expense.