Work has topped out for a residential renovation project at 1248 N Paulina Street in Wicker Park. The existing two-story frame building will have an additional third floor built above, as well as a new attached two-car garage with an accompanying roof deck.
Exterior work is nearing completion for the second and final phase of Vermillion Development‘s 55-unit residential project, known as Alcove Wicker Park at 1650 W Division Street. This newer portion comprises 12 townhomes, located just north of the Wicker Park seven-story condominium tower built in the first phase. A central courtyard will also be nestled between the buildings.
Zoning has been approved for a new multi-building mixed-use development at 1601 N Western Avenue in Wicker Park. The project site is located on a corner lot, at the intersection of W North Avenue and N Western Avenue. The nearest CTA public transit is accessed at the edge of the site at the intersection of W North Avenue and N Western Avenue, serviced by bus routes 49 and 72. The Damen CTA L station, serviced by the Blue Line, is an eleven-minute walk away. GW Properties is in charge of the development.
Demolition permits were issued last week to clear a two-story residential building at 1357 N Dean Street in Wicker Park. The structure was not subject to emergency removal, but had experienced a fire with no resulting injuries late last year, according to a tweet by Chicago Fire Media.