The Chicago City Council has approved the rezoning for a residential development at 526-530 W 41st Street in Canaryville. Located just east of the intersection with S Wallace Street, the three homes will replace a vacant lot, a one-story non-historical home and its adjacent garage. Developer Thomas M Doyle Builders LLC is working with local designer Stern Group Architects on the low-cost builds.
A permit was approved just yesterday for a new three-story residential building at 519 E Bowen Avenue in the Grand Boulevard neighborhood. Metropole Holdings LLC is listed as the owner and plans indicate this project will yield three total units, each with rear steel porches and an egress staircase, as well as a concrete patio and a private three-car masonry garage. The development will replace a vacant lot.
The Chicago Plan Commission has approved plans for a residential expansion of the existing Belray Apartments building at 3150 N Racine Avenue in Lakeview. The property and its parking lot are located right off of W Belmont Avenue and are operated by Mercy Housing, who is also developing the new expansion with architect Landon Bone Baker. Since we last covered the project in January, there have been a handful of changes including a decrease in total units.
Initial foundation work can be seen at the site of 3217 N Clark Street in Lake View East, where a new five-story mid rise has been planned. The mixed-use structure will have ground-level retail and 32 residential units on the upper levels. This development, filed under the name 3211 N Clark LLC, will be replacing a former parking lot.
Demolition permits were issued just yesterday for the removal of a frame two-story residential building located at 1932 S May Street in the Lower West Side neighborhood. The demo will also include a detached frame garage.