Structural work has surpassed the fourth floor mark for a five-story residential building located at 5440 N Sheridan Road in Edgewater. Developer Cedar St. Companies has planned for a total of 78 rental units, distributed across 72 standard apartment layouts and six townhome-style layouts. The townhomes will be accessible from the street, and will each come with three bedrooms. The traditional-styled residences will consist of studios up through two-bedroom units.
A permit was issued on Wednesday for a new four-story residential building, located at 3928 North Ashland Avenue in Lake View. The owner is listed as 3928 Ashland LLC. The new construction will be replacing a masonry structure that was approved for demolition back in August 2021.
Work has begun on a 15-story condominium building known as Embry, located at 21 N May Street in West Loop. The 207-foot-tall boutique tower will replace a pair of previously demolished masonry buildings along the relatively quiet May Street, just north of the busier Madison Street intersection. Given its height, the tower would have ranked 24th in Chicago YIMBY’s 2021 countdown of tallest construction developments.
The Chicago City Council has approved the rezoning parts of W Fulton Street and W Randolph Street in the West Loop. In the latest council meeting the body approved turning select stretches of both streets into pedestrian streets, however this does not imply that they will be closed to vehicular traffic. The designation which is applied to a variety of streets in the city, including 18th Street in Pilsen, redefines what projects that will abutt the streets will need to provide moving forward.
A new permit was issued yesterday for a new four-story mixed-use building at 3001 W Cermak Road in the South Lawndale neighborhood. Paul Tsakiris is listed as the permit owner and plans indicate this project will yield a total of six dwelling units and two commercial spaces. Plans indicate the presence of an elevator and a nine-car attached garage on the first floor. The development site is currently used for parking.