4600 N Kenmore Avenue. Rendering by Level Architecture

Metal Installation Presses Forward for 4600 N Kenmore Avenue in Uptown

Installation of polygonal metal paneling can now be seen along the outer walls of 4600 Kenmore Avenue, a six-story mixed-use building in Uptown. The project is being lead by Cedar Street Companies, with plans for 2,500 square feet of retail on the ground level with 62 rental apartments above. The new construction will be next to an old bank at 1020 W Wilson Avenue, which is being transformed into a new music venue for Double Door Music.

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Permits Issued for 4306 W Cortez Street in Humboldt Park

A permit was issued on Tuesday for a new two-story residential building at 4306 W Cortez Street in Humboldt Park. The owner is listed as GT Alternatives LLC. The new construction plans for the project include two units, a basement level, a rear porch, a detached two-vehicle garage, and additional parking in the form of a three-vehicle parking pad. The project will be replacing a vacant lot.

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Plan Commission Approves Chicago Fire Facility In The Near West Side

The Chicago Plan Commission has approved the new Chicago Fire FC facility at 1434 S Loomis Street in the Near West Side. Located within Addams/Medill Park, and bound by W Roosevelt Road and S Ashland Avenue, the new grounds will replace relatively empty land and bring new funds to adjoining affordable housing projects. The developer is the sports team itself which is collaborating with the city on acquiring the land, while local designers Crawford Architects are working on the new structures.

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