Since YIMBY’s last update, additional rebar and concrete can be seen at 6 N Carpenter Street in West Loop, where developer ZSD plans for a six-story building with retail and 13 condominium residences. Having kicked off construction at the beginning of this year, the Madison + Carpenter development replaces four low-rise masonry buildings.
A release issued at the end of March outlined an upcoming plan led by Mayor Lori Lightfoot in partnership with Chicago Department of Transportation (CDOT) commissioner Gia Biagi, Department of Planning and Development (DPD) commissioner Maurice Cox, and Chicago Park District interim general superintendent and CEO Rosa Escareño to expand trails and open space networks throughout the city.
Extensive foundation work and a newly installed tower crane can be seen at Northwestern Medicine Advanced Outpatient Care Center at 4445 W Irving Park Road in Old Irving Park. The parcel occupies the full block bound by W Irving Park Road, N Kenneth Avenue, and N Kilbourn Avenue.
The Community Development Commission has approved funds and the land sale for a new mixed-use development at 3401 W Ogden Avenue in North Lawndale. Dubbed the Grace Manor Apartments, the new project on the corner of W Ogden Avenue and S Homan Avenue replaces a parking lot used by the nearby police station with a colorful new affordable housing structure. Co-developers East Lake Management and Jerusalem CDC tapped local architecture firm JGMA for the design of the low-rise hoping to help anchor a new wave of growth for the neighborhood.
A demolition permit was issued on Friday for a two-story frame residence with a basement located at 3539 N Seeley Avenue in the North Center neighborhood. The permit’s owners have been listed as Westford Development LLC.