Zoning variances have now been approved for a seven-story mixed-use development at 3440 N Broadway in Lakeview East. Formerly occupied by a two story parking facility, the project site is located directly south of Optima’s now-complete Optima Lakeview.
A permit was issued yesterday for a new two-story residential building to be located at 2219 N Kimball Avenue in the Logan Square neighborhood. The owners are listed as S. Evans Jones and Geronimo Debeza and plans indicate this project will result in two total units along with a basement level, a rear porch, and a detached two-vehicle. This is a shared lot, and the development will replace an existing structure.
With tower cranes now installed and foundation work well underway, the planned Obama Presidential Center is approaching vertical construction in Jackson Park. Planned by The Obama Foundation, the three-building master plan will house a museum revolving around the former president and his legacy, a community center known as The Forum, and a new branch of the Chicago Public Library. There will also be a parking garage directly to the south.
The Chicago Department of Transportation (CDOT) and Department of Planning and Development (DPD) are hosting a virtual community framework meeting on Thursday, June 9th at 6 pm for input on the proposed Englewood Nature Trail. The scope of the trail project involves the conversion of an unused railroad corridor in Englewood into a 1.75-mile multi-use path.
The Chicago Plan Commission has approved a new residential development at 438 W Saint James Place in Lincoln Park. Located just west of the intersection with N Lakeview Avenue near Lincoln Park and the lake, the new project will replace an existing stone-clad two-flat and hug the adjacent 13-story mid-rise. The unique proposal come to us from developer St. James Interest, LLC and is one of the two developments presented for Lincoln Park this month, bringing more density to the neighborhood which has seen plenty of population growth without much housing built.