The Commission on Chicago Landmarks has approved the final landmark recommendation for the Morton Salt Warehouse Complex in West Town. Addressed at 1357 N Elston Avenue, the complex is located at the intersection of N Elston Avenue and W Blackhawk Street. The eastern edge of the site is along the northern branch of the Chicago River. Blue Star Properties and R2 Companies are the developers and owners behind the complex.
Construction permits have been issued for a four-story mixed-use development at 4149 S Cottage Grove Avenue, near the eastern edge of Bronzeville. D.O.M. Properties is the filing owner, who plans 48 total units with two retail spaces. Parking will be split into 27 interior parking spaces and 23 exterior spaces. The new project will replace a currently vacant grass lot.
The Chicago City Council has fully approved a mixed-use development for Westhaven Park Phase IID in Near West Side. Located at 1959 W Lake Street, the project site fronts N Damen Avenue spanning from W Lake Street to W Maypole Avenue. The property is located adjacent to the CTA Green Line tracks where a new Damen station is expected. Brinshore Development and The Michaels Organization are the developers behind the proposal.
Facade work is well underway for a six-story mixed-use building at 2755 N Milwaukee Avenue in Logan Square. Under development by R.P. Fox & Associates, the new building will offer four ground-level retail units and 60 apartments on the second through sixth floors. Previously, the site was occupied by a single-story bakery and surrounding parking lot.