400 N Lake Shore Drive. Rendering by SOM

Initial Financing Hearing Held For 400 N Lake Shore Drive In Streeterville

An initial public hearing was held for the potential financing of the first phase of the residential development at 400 N Lake Shore Drive in Streeterville. Held by the Illinois Housing Development Authority for the project under its formal address of 462 E North Water Street, the proposal looks to redevelop the long vacant site originally meant for the canceled Chicago Spire. Now developer Related Midwest appears to be resuming its work for their multi-phase plan designed by SOM.

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Permit Issued for 2323 S Seeley Avenue in Heart of Chicago

A construction permit for 2323 S Seeley Avenue, located in the Heart of Chicago neighborhood, has been issued. The project aims to replace a two-story building, previously damaged by fire, with a new two-story structure that will house four residential units. According to the approved plans, the construction will incorporate a basement, attic, and a two-story rear porch. The permit lists Alberto Fernandez as the property owner.

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City Council Approves Stabilization Housing Redevelopment In Lincoln Square

The City of Chicago has announced plans to remodel and convert the Diplomat Motel at 5230 N Lincoln Avenue in Lincoln Square. Located towards the northernmost edge of the neighborhood, the building has served as one of the few remaining motels in the city with a unique neon mural on its streetfront. Now the City Council has voted to approve the purchase of the property in order to convert it into stabilization housing in collaboration with the Department of Public Health.

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