Initial Funding For Affordable Housing Redevelopment In West Englewood

The Chicago Community Development Commission has approved initial funding for the residential redevelopment at 6121 S Hermitage Avenue in West Englewood. Revitalizing the former Charles Earle Elementary School on the corner with W 61st Street, the multi-phase project will utilize all of the school’s surrounding land. It is being developed by Gorman & Company LLC and Phoenix Recovery Support Systems along with local design firm Beehyyve.

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Demolition Permit Issued for 126 W Grand Avenue in River North

A demolition permit has been issued for the site at 126 W Grand Avenue in River North. The two-story masonry mixed-use building will be removed, having formerly housed a Rosati’s and office space above. According to a listing by @properties, the 4,300-square-foot building was being sold for $5.7 million. The listing also mentioned that four city lots were being sold at 122-128 W Grand Avenue, suggesting a possible larger development that may arise. However, it is unknown if the owner, BLJ Grand Holdings, has purchased the other three lots.

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Groundbreaking Held For Mixed-Use Development In Michigan City

A groundbreaking has been held for a major new mixed-use development at 121 W Michigan Boulevard in Michigan City, Indiana. One of the furthest cities within the greater Chicagoland Metropolitan Area, the 32,000 person city is hoping to revitalize its downtown with its connection to Chicago. Led by YAB Development, who also helped develop Google and McDonald’s in Fulton Market, the project is being designed by Chicago’s Koo Architects.

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