Permits have been issued for a three-story apartment building at 919 S Aberdeen Street in Little Italy. MBZ Properties LLC is the filing owner, whose plans include two total units, as well as parking for two cars on an exterior parking slab. Currently, the site is occupied by a two-story detached frame residence with a smaller two-story frame enclosure in the rear.
Photos show foundation work progressing for an 11-story residential building and an adjacent six-story hotel that will occupy The Gateway, a larger development project in the Illinois Medical District.
Zoning has been approved for the new Belmont Cragin Elementary School located at 6100 W Fullerton Avenue in Belmont Central. Located in the southeastern corner of Riis Park, the site sits at the intersection of W Fullerton Avenue and N Meade Avenue. Public Building Commission of Chicago is the developer for the project, representing Chicago Public Schools and the Chicago Park District.
Construction permits have been issued for a two-story frame church located at 3133 W Carroll Avenue in East Garfield Park. Filed under owner Burl Rose, the property had an ordinance passed in 2018 allowing for the previous zoning designation of M1-2 Limited Manufacturing Business Park District to convert to C1-2 Neighborhood Commercial District. The site is currently a vacant lot and once housed a single-story masonry industrial building.
The City of Chicago’s INVEST South/West initiative has selected the Austin United Alliance vision for the Austin RFP site. Located at 5200 W Chicago Avenue, the project site is a vacant lot and the historic Laramie State Bank building. Heartland Housing Alliance and Oak Park Regional Housing are the developers behind the proposal.