Next week, tens of thousands of rubber ducks will be launched into the Chicago River during the city’s annual Duck Derby.
Yesterday Mayor Lori Lightfoot and other city officials commemorated the topping off of a new residential building as part of the first equitable transit-oriented development on Chicago’s South Side. Known as 43Green and located at 4308 S Calumet Avenue, the $100 million mixed-income, mixed-use project, which is being developed in three phases, will bring approximately 300 new apartments to the Bronzeville neighborhood upon completion.
Permits have been issued for a new residential development at 605 N Ashland Avenue in West Town. The site is located on a rectangular lot that is bound by W Ohio Street to the south and a public alley to the north. The new construction will replace an existing three-story masonry structure with a rear garage. The developer is Lux Living 4U, LLC with Hanna Architects on the modern design. YIMBY reported on the development earlier this year when zoning was approved.
A demolition permit was issued on Wednesday for a two-story frame multi-unit residence along with a detached frame garage located at 1457 W Roscoe Street in the Lake View neighborhood. As of this writing, no permits have been filed for a future build.
Alderman Cappleman has announced that 3636 N Lake Shore Drive in Lake View East will commence construction during the fourth quarter of this year. The developer for this mixed-use proposal is City Club Apartments, who has planned two new structures to rise on the property. One will be a 19-floor building and the other will be a six-story building, measuring 228 feet and 75 feet, respectively. The two together will house 333 residential units total, along with a 5,000 square-foot restaurant. The residential unit breakdown will include studios and one-, two-, and three-bedroom residences. There will be 145 parking spaces underground and 50 bike parking spaces.