Deep Dive Into Chicago’s Additional Dwelling Unit (ADU) Ordinance After Six Months

Chicago YIMBY deep dives into the Chicago Additional Dwelling Unit (ADU) ordinance six-months after its launch across various areas in the city. ADU’s have a long history not only in Chicago, but nationally and is seeing a resurgence as the demand for affordable housing and new ways to gain equity are increasing as well. The local ordinance repeals laws created against them over 60-years ago in select pilot areas and went into effect May 1, 2022 after being voted on late last year.

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Foundry at Wendelin Park - Rendering by Fitzgerald Associates Architects

Construction Continues Rapid Pace for Big Deahl Phase 2 in Near North Side

Work is getting closer to completion for Structured Development’s Shops at Big Deahl Phase 2 in Near North Side. The overall $250 million scheme is oriented around a new urban park on an elbow-shaped parcel. Phase one of this project was the construction of a new three-story climbing gym known as Movement Lincoln Park. Situated at the east end of the property, this first component was completed last year.

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Permits Issued For Residential Development At 3449 N Ashland Avenue In Lake View

Full building permits have been issued for the residential development at 3449 N Ashland Avenue in Lake View. This third and final phase of a larger block-long project will sit on the southeast corner with W Cornelia Avenue and finish the replacement of the Loyola Press building that stood on the site for 97 years. Developed under an LLC for the address, Contemporary Concepts Inc is the company behind the three structures and have been working with Studio Dwell Architects on all of their designs.

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