Demolition Permits Issued for 1952 W Morse Avenue in Rogers Park

A demolition permit has been issued to remove a two-story multi-unit residence located at 1952 W Morse Avenue in the Rogers Park neighborhood. The permit’s owner has been listed as Ilya Pisarenko. Pisarenko applied to have the property site rezoned to RS-3 designation and split the existing lot into two zoning lots where two single-family residences would be allowed. An earlier permit was also submitted and issued for the removal of an existing coach house on the lot.

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New Renderings Revealed For Soldier Field Revamp

Updated renderings and plans have been revealed for the redevelopment of Soldier Field in Museum Campus. Built in 1924, the famed structure is approaching its 100-year birthday on the cusp of another complete overhaul similar to the one it received in the early 2000s. The proposal has been in the works for a while now as the city tries to retain the Chicago Bears who are planning to move to Arlington Heights and create their own entertainment complex on the old racetrack grounds.

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Site Work Advances for Advocate Illinois Masonic Hospital Expansion in Lake View

Site prep continues to advance for a new medical expansion project forĀ Advocate Illinois Masonic hospital in Lake View. Located at 900 W Nelson Street, the development will consist of a new lateral addition (‘phase 03A’) to an adjacent medical building built in 2015, then later by a vertical expansion (‘phase 03B’) sitting atop both the 2015 structure and the phase 03A structure.

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Permits Issued for 224 S Ashland Avenue in Near West Side

Permits have been issued for constructing a new five-story residential building located at 224 S Ashland Avenue in the Near West Side neighborhood. The permit lists both Roma Fund Investments and Viktor Jakovljevic Revocable Trust as owners. Axios Architects are serving as the architects of record for the project which will involve a ground-floor garage with 56 parking spaces, and 56 dwelling units spread across the remaining four floors. The development will neighbor the existing Circle Park Apartments which is just north of the planned build.

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1400 S Wabash Avenue. Rendering by Pappageorge Haymes

1400 S Wabash Tops Out in South Loop

The superstructure has reached its full 350-foot height for 1400 S Wabash Avenue in South Loop, where CMK Companies is developing a 30-story apartment tower. Replacing a long-vacant former parking lot, the tower will help bolster the outer edge of South Loop’s skyline while adding 350 new residences to the area. There will also be a retail component with storefront along Wabash Avenue. The residential lobby, meanwhile, will be located around the corner along a new driveway extending off of 14th street.

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