The Chicago City Council has approved the rezoning for a mixed-use development at 747 W 79th Street in Auburn Gresham. Located on the southeast corner with S Halsted Street, the new project replaces a vacant lot in an active retail corridor surrounded by various food shops and local businesses. As a part of the city’s popular Invest South/West initiative, developer Evergreen Imagine LLC is working with Ross Barney and Nia Architects on the design.
A permit was issued earlier this week for a two-story residential building with a masonry facade at 6332 S Champlain Avenue in the Woodlawn neighborhood. The proposed project’s owner is listed as Greenline Development Inc. The permit details state that there will be two units with a basement and a detached two-car garage at the rear of the building site. The construction will replace an existing structure.
Developer Related Midwest has transferred the land title of a portion of The 78 mega-development to the University of Illinois for the construction of the Discovery Partners Institute. The transfer gives the university control of an acre of land near the intersection of S Wells Street and W 15th Street to begin the first phase of the education facility. The project being developed by the university features a bold design by globally-renowned design firm OMA.
Last week, YIMBY covered the newly revealed plans for a five-story mixed-use building in Lincoln Park. The triangular parcel is located at 2419 N Lincoln Avenue, situated prominently at the three-way intersection of Lincoln Avenue, Halsted Street, and Fullerton Parkway. With demolition wrapping up and the former Julia Park now cleared, we are providing additional photos of the progress so far, as well as a 3D visual of how the structure will look within the surrounding context.
A permit was approved earlier this week for a new three-story residential building at 4547 S Prairie Avenue in the Grand Boulevard neighborhood. The proposed project’s owner is listed as Chicagoland Home Investors LLC. The scope of the project details six units with balconies planned for the front of the building. Plans indicate the presence of a five-foot-tall wooden fence, a trash enclosure, and a six-vehicle parking pad at the rear of the building site. The lot is currently vacant.