A zoning application has been submitted for an expansion of the Ed Paschke Art Center at 5415 W Higgins Avenue in Jefferson Park. Located near the corner with N Long Avenue across from the neighborhood’s namesake park, the addition is the first phase of what will be a larger arts campus. Ed Paschke along with Chicago Art Center are the developers of the addition which is being designed by Sandberg Architecture & Design Inc.
A construction permit has been approved for a multifamily residential project at 226 W 24th Street in Chinatown. The filing calls for a three-story masonry building with three dwelling units, a basement, and a rear metal porch system. There will also be three open parking spaces on the site. Led by owner James Calace, the new construction will replace a currently vacant lot.
New York-based developer, The Collective, has obtained a full permit for its 18-story residential project at 633 S LaSalle Street. This development, set to replace a previous surface parking lot, will introduce a co-living model to the South Loop neighborhood.
A construction permit has been issued for a new residential building at 1844 N Ridgeway Avenue in Logan Square, marking the first step in the broader Encuentro Square affordable housing plan. The approved permit calls for a six-story apartment building with 57 dwelling units, replacing a now-demolished Magid Glove and Safety factory. Under development by the Latin United Community Housing (LUCHA) and Evergreen Real Estate Group, this first phase will also feature a second four-story building with an additional 32 units. As noted in a CBS News article, 55 of these first phase units will be available to people on the Chicago Housing Authority waitlist. Meanwhile, a later phase of the project will bring the total unit count up to 187.
Situated at 350 N Canal Street in Fulton River District, the mixed-use “Cassidy on Canal” can be seen undergoing facade work. Now at roughly the two-thirds mark, this 33-floor development is a collaboration between The Habitat Company and Diversified Real Estate Capital LLC. Currently at the 14th level, the project offers both retail and residential spaces.