Structural work has begun to fill out the second floor of a new five-story development at 4600 N Kenmore Avenue in Uptown. Developed by Cedar St. Companies, this new edifice will accommodate 2,500 square feet of ground-level commercial space, alongside 62 rental apartment dwellings. Attached directly to the west will be a two-story former bank building undergoing renovation as part of the development. Upon completion, the new programming at this separate 1050 W Wilson Avenue address will be a relocated performing venue for Double Door Music. As for the under construction east parcel, that site was formerly home to a surface parking lot.
A demolition permit was issued last week for a two-story, multi-unit residence and detached frame garage located at 2141 W Belmont Avenue in the North Center neighborhood. The permit’s owner has been listed as 2141 Belmont LLC. As of now, no plans appear to have been submitted to upgrade any of the zoning designations for this property and there is currently no information on any future constructions at the site.
At Fulton Market District‘s 345 N Morgan Street, on the site of a former low-rise masonry building, a much taller replacement high-rise has maxed out at 11 floors and 178 feet tall. This boutique commercial development by Sterling Bay brings an industrial yet refined aesthetic to the rapidly developing neighborhood. The design by Eckenhoff Saunders Architects consists of lighter-tone brick, grand archways and windows, welded metal accents, as well as soaring ceilings to account for the relatively high height-to-floor count ratio.
The Chicago Zoning Board of Appeals has approved exemptions for a new residential development at 605 N Ashland Avenue in West Town. Located on a rectangular lot bound by W Ohio Street to the south and a public alley to the north, the new building will replace an existing three-story masonry structure with a rear garage and small pool. Developer Lux Living 4U, LLC tapped local firm Hanna Architects on the modern design.
A demolition permit was issued last week for a one-story masonry residence, along with a two-story frame coach house located at 1917 N Orchard Street in the Lincoln Park neighborhood. The permit’s owner has been listed as Savane Properties, Inc. As of now, no plans appear to have been submitted to upgrade any of the zoning designations for this property and there is currently no information on any future constructions at the site.