A permit was issued just on Tuesday for a new three-story residential building with a masonry facade at 6546 S Drexel Avenue in the Woodlawn neighborhood. The proposed project’s owner is listed as Park Royal Development LLC. The scope of the project details three total dwelling units with plans for rear metal porches on the second and third levels. Plans indicate the presence of a three-vehicle parking pad at the rear of the building site. The lot is currently vacant.
Updated plans have been approved for the mixed-use redevelopment at 2618 N Milwaukee Avenue in Logan Square. Located on the six-corner intersection of the neighborhood, across the street from the CTA Blue Line station and Centennial Monument, the existing structure has gone through various owners with failed plans as well. Now Blue Star Properties and Marc Realty have come back with a new revised plan for the former Grace Furniture building which is being designed by local architecture firm K2 Studio.
A demolition permit was issued last week for a two-story frame multi-unit residential building and a detached frame garage located at 2654 N Dayton Street in the Lincoln Park neighborhood. The permit’s owners have been listed as 2654 N Dayton LLC. Tir Conaill Concrete Inc is serving as the demolition contractor on this project. New construction permits were issued earlier this month on November 7th for a three-story single-family home with a basement and a roof deck.
The initial finalists for the 2022 Pritzker Traubert Foundation Chicago Prize have been announced across various city neighborhoods. The new competition started this year by the foundation was created with the belief that all Chicagoans should have equal access to economic opportunity. The six finalists are vying for a $10 million award, as a part of a larger $30 million commitment to community development on the city’s south and west sides over the next five years according to their website.
Final touches are underway for an 11-story mixed-use building branded as “Cadence,” situated at 2050 W Ogden Avenue in the Illinois Medical District. The development will be anchored by 10,000 square feet of retail and 161 apartment residences scaling from studios up to two-bedroom units. In partnership with AFL-CIO Housing Investment Trust, East Lake Management & Development is the developer behind the 108-foot-tall structure and its containing master plan known as Gateway.