Plans have been filed with the Committee on Zoning for a new community and youth center at 1219 W 87th Street in Auburn Gresham. Sitting just southeast of the corner with S Elizabeth Street, the new center will partially replace an existing one-story building which was recently purchased by the Progressive Beulah Pentecostal Church after a lengthy fundraising campaign. The new structure is being designed by local design firm Blue Lines Architecture with general contractor Praxis Construction Inc out of Wheeling.
A demolition permit was issued yesterday for a two-story, multi-unit frame building along with a detached frame garage located at 3752 N Francisco Avenue in the Irving Park neighborhood. The permit’s owners have been listed as 2315 Kenneth LLC.
Welcome to the countdown. Last December, we showcased Chicago’s tallest 31 buildings either in-planning or under construction. To align with New York and Philadelphia YIMBY (for all you comparison fanatics), we’re narrowing the scope for this second round to include only projects under construction. More specifically, we’ve applied the following parameters:
The Chicago City Council approved the rezoning for a new residential development at 1545 W Thomas Street in Noble Square. Located just south from the Polish Triangle intersection of N Ashland Avenue, W Division Street, and N Milwaukee Avenue, The new multi-unit building will replace an existing two-story home on the site. Developer EZMB LLC is leading the project with design firm Hanna Architects.
A permit was approved yesterday for a new three-story residential building at 2740 W Jackson Boulevard in the East Garfield Park neighborhood. The owner is listed as Happy River LLC, and the current plans indicate this project will yield three total dwelling units and will have a finished basement. The property will be fenced, with an iron fence at the front of the building and a wooden fence in the rear. The project will also feature a three-car parking pad at the rear. The lot is currently vacant.