New Permits Issued for 2219 N Kimball Avenue in Logan Square

A permit was issued yesterday for a new two-story residential building to be located at 2219 N Kimball Avenue in the Logan Square neighborhood. The owners are listed as S. Evans Jones and Geronimo Debeza and plans indicate this project will result in two total units along with a basement level, a rear porch, and a detached two-vehicle. This is a shared lot, and the development will replace an existing structure.

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Obama Presidential Center. Rendering by Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects

Obama Presidential Center Nearing Vertical Construction in Jackson Park

With tower cranes now installed and foundation work well underway, the planned Obama Presidential Center is approaching vertical construction in Jackson Park. Planned by The Obama Foundation, the three-building master plan will house a museum revolving around the former president and his legacy, a community center known as The Forum, and a new branch of the Chicago Public Library. There will also be a parking garage directly to the south.

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Plan Commission Approves Residential Development At 438 W Saint James Place In Lincoln Park

The Chicago Plan Commission has approved a new residential development at 438 W Saint James Place in Lincoln Park. Located just west of the intersection with N Lakeview Avenue near Lincoln Park and the lake, the new project will replace an existing stone-clad two-flat and hug the adjacent 13-story mid-rise. The unique proposal come to us from developer St. James Interest, LLC and is one of the two developments presented for Lincoln Park this month, bringing more density to the neighborhood which has seen plenty of population growth without much housing built.

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