A permit was approved yesterday for a new three-story residential building at 6418 N Fairfield Avenue in the West Ridge neighborhood. The owner of the permit is listed as Valentin Cocan, and the current plans indicate this project will produce three total units. This will be a masonry build and will replace a vacant lot.
A permit was approved on Friday for a new four-story residential building to be located at 5689 N Lincoln Avenue in the West Ridge neighborhood. The permit indicates that this will be owner-occupied with owners listed as Lekhayim Venture LLC. Plans indicate that the project will yield six total units and include two three-car masonry garages as well as trash enclosures. The development will replace a paved lot.
The Chicago City Council has approved the rezoning of an existing development at 6111 N Lincoln Avenue in West Ridge. Located on the intersection with N McCormick Boulevard, just west of the north branch of the Chicago River, the rezoning would allow for further development of the shopping plaza with residential units. Developer Newport Capital looks to combat the rise in vacancies of retail spaces by pivoting the 70-year-old plaza’s purpose.
The City of Chicago has announced the first seven winners of the first round of the Chicago Works Community Challenge across the city. In a press event at Rainbow Beach Park led by Mayor Lori Lightfoot, the winners of a combined $1.5 million grant were declared part of the larger $10 million initiative which began in 2021 and garnered roughly 500 submissions from locals across the seven target regions.
A permit was approved on Friday for a new three-story residential building to be located at 5830 N Lincoln Avenue in the West Ridge neighborhood. The owner is listed as 5830 N Lincoln LLC and plans indicate this project will yield nine total units along with a basement level and a paved lot with 11 parking spots. The plans also indicate the presence of a rooftop deck with enclosed stair access. The development will replace a paved lot.