The Chicago City Council has approved the rezoning for a mixed-use building at 3714 N Cicero Avenue in Old Irving Park. Located just north of the intersection with W Waveland Avenue, the new structure replaces a one-story commercial building built in 1956 that most recently housed a motorcycle shop. Developer G7 Investments LLC selected local architecture firm Studio Sym Design for the small neighborhood project.
A demolition permit was issued on Friday for a two-story masonry residence along with a detached masonry garage located at 1838 W Grace Street in the North Center neighborhood. The permit’s owners have been listed as P3 Properties LLC.
Glass panel installation has begun for the facade that will eventually cloak 354 N Union Avenue, a 33-story residential high rise in the Fulton River District. Onni Development Group is behind the 410-foot-tall tower, which will house a total of 373 apartment dwellings. These units will vary widely in size, beginning at 400-square-foot studios and span up to 1,600 square feet for three-bedroom penthouses. Amenities will include a sprawling third-level pool deck and a host of interior common areas.
New funding has been secured for the protection and restoration of Chicago’s shoreline from Wilmette to East Side on the Indiana border. The funding comes from the $1.3 trillion Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act passed last November of which Illinois will receive $17 billion to improve highways, bridges, and water infrastructure among others. The first phase of spending in Chicago will go to a major study of the lakefront and execution of outstanding projects.
A new construction permit was issued yesterday for a two-story multi-unit building at 3022 S Keeler Avenue in the South Lawndale neighborhood. Luis Castro is listed as the permit owner and plans indicate this project will yield a total of two units. Plans indicate there will be a basement and a detached two-car garage at the rear of the future construction.