The Chicago Plan Commission has approved a mixed-use rehabilitation at 4712 W Irving Park Road in Portage Park. Bound by N Cicero Avenue to the west and across the street from the upcoming 4747 W Irving Park Road, the project will rehabilitate and add on to an existing Sears department store which has occupied the site since 1938. The $90 million dollar rehabilitation of the historic store is being led by Six Corners Real Estate Development LLC and is part of a greater economic development effort to attract more businesses and diversify the area.
Construction permits have been issued for a three-story residential building at 3250 N Racine Avenue near the center of Lake View. Devise Development Group is the owner and developer behind the project, which will come with two units, a basement, a rooftop deck and stair enclosure, rear decks with stairs along all three floors, and a detached two-car garage with a separate rooftop deck. These plans will replace a former two-story frame residence and a detached frame garage.
The Chicago Plan Commission has approved a mixed-use development at 741 N Wells Street in River North. Fronting N Wells Street, the project site is bound by W Chicago Avenue to the north, a public alley and parking lot to the east, and a small parking lot to the south. The property currently consists of a historic masonry structure at 755 N Wells Street that will be retained, a one-story retail structure, and a three-story masonry structure. Vista Property Group is the developer behind the proposal.
Structural work can be seen rising at West Loop‘s 1371 W Randolph Street, where the Plumbers Local Union 130 and the Chicago Title & Trust Company have planned a new parking and retail structure. The new seven-story development will encompass the latest addition to the union’s campus, which is bound by Randolph and Ada Streets, and Washington Boulevard. Parking will provide 502 new spaces and slots for 36 bikes, as well as the additional commercial space that will include a terrace on the third floor.
Caisson permits have been issued for a new five-story mixed-income residential development, located at 1858 S Racine Avenue in Pilsen. The current plans comprise of a total of 37 dwellings. The owner, known as The Resurrection Project and filed under the name Casa Durango LP, received approval in 2019 to convert the zoning designation from B3-2 Community Shopping District to B2-3 Neighborhood Mixed-Use District.