The Chicago Committee on Design has reviewed a proposed mixed-use development at 3201 W 31st Street in Little Village. Envisioned as a campus, the now 30-acre development aims to bring life to a partially occupied lot enclosed by W 31st Street to the north, S Kedzie Avenue to the east, and the future Cinespace Campus 2 to the west. Developer Chicago Southwest Development Corporation (CSDC) has teamed up with HDR Architecture to design the massive southwest side complex.
Final face brick is being installed at City Pads‘ 2401 S State Street, a four-story residential building situated at the corner of State & 24th Street in Near South Side. Plans shown in the building’s issued permits call for 33 total apartment residences, along with 10 off-street parking spaces and storage for 33 bikes. This new development is replacing a formerly vacant grass plot.
Demolition permits have been issued for a trio of masonry buildings, ranging from one to two stories, under the address 1019 W Polk Street in Little Italy. Demolition at this site will help clear the way for a new three-story residential building to be addressed as 1021 W Polk Street.
Remaining brickwork is wrapping up for the mixed-use Southbridge Phase I in Near South Side. The construction comprises of two six-story buildings under the addresses 2310 S State Street and 2344 S State Street. McCaffrey and The Community Builders‘ plans for this initial stage comprise of a total of a total of 206 mixed-income apartment units and ground-level retail, divided evenly between the two mirrored structures.
The Commission on Chicago Landmarks has approved preliminary landmark designation to the Little Village Arch in Little Village. Located at 3100 W 26th Street, the two-story structure’s ‘Bienvenidos a Little Village’ sign welcomes visitors to the second-highest revenue generator in the city.