The Chicago Plan Commission has approved an updated mixed-use development proposal at 1528 N Wells Street in Old Town. The project is a 13-story tower that will rise 152 feet, holding commercial space on the ground floor, with 12 floors of hotel space above. The transit-oriented, planned development will replace a surface parking lot along N Wells Street, taking up the entire width of the block, up to N Wieland Street. Chicago Development Partners is the developer of the project, using Wellstel LLC as the owner LLC for the development. Pappageorge Haymes is in charge of the design for the project.
Photos taken yesterday show construction approaching the halfway point for a seven-story residential building at 236-238 W Division Street. Located in Old Town, the development is on the former site of a one-story Sammy’s Red Hots hotdog restaurant.
Permits have been issued for a three-story residential building at 4017 N Keystone Avenue in Old Irving Park.
Last month, YIMBY reported that the 16-story office building at 400 N Aberdeen Street, dubbed “Fulton Labs,” had received its initial demolition permits. This past week, full construction permits were issued for the project, with foundation and structural work likely to begin this fall.
The Commission on Chicago Landmarks has approved preliminary landmark status for the Emmett Till and Mamie Till-Mobley House. Located at 6427 S St. Lawrence Avenue in West Woodlawn, the brick two-story is the former home of Emmett Till and his mother, Mamie Till-Mobley. The two lived on the second floor with Emmett’s aunt and uncle on the first floor, and his cousins on the basement level.