West Garfield Park

Pritzker Foundation Announces Chicago Prize Finalist Across Neighborhoods

The initial finalists for the 2022 Pritzker Traubert Foundation Chicago Prize have been announced across various city neighborhoods. The new competition started this year by the foundation was created with the belief that all Chicagoans should have equal access to economic opportunity. The six finalists are vying for a $10 million award, as a part of a larger $30 million commitment to community development on the city’s south and west sides over the next five years according to their website.

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Demolition Permits Issued for 820 S Karlov Avenue in West Garfield Park

Demolition permits were issued at the end of last week for the removal of a two-story multi-unit building located at 820 S Karlov Avenue in the West Garfield Park neighborhood. Leeway Wrecking Inc will be acting as the demolition contractor on this project. The property has been vacant for a prolonged period. At the time of this writing, no additional permits have been ordered at this property site.

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2658 W Maypole Avenue

New Permits Issued for 2658 W Maypole Avenue in East Garfield Park

A permit was approved yesterday for a new two-story residential building at 2658 W Maypole Avenue in the East Garfield Park neighborhood. The owner of the permit is listed as Nadeya Khalil, and the current plans indicate this project will yield two units. This will be a masonry build with a two-story open-frame porch at the rear. The permits also specify that new electric and water service will be included in the build. The lot is currently vacant.

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