The seven winners of the We Rise Together grant have been announced across the south and west sides in predominantly Black and Latino communities. The $6.7 million grant is the result of a program from the Chicago Community Trust that began in 2020 as the pandemic disproportionately affected communities of color and is aimed at assisting the areas recover. Learning from the recession, the winners range from small businesses to new construction representing the resilience of all Chicago’s neighborhoods.
A demolition permit was approved yesterday to remove a two-story, multi-unit residential building, located at 3314 N Albany Avenue in the Logan Square neighborhood. The permit’s owner has been listed as 3314 Albany LLC.
Resuming into the fourth spot of the 2021 Chicago YIMBY’s year-end countdown is 1000 S Michigan Avenue otherwise known as 1000M in the South Loop. Topping out at a revised 805 feet tall, the tower is designed by prolific architect Helmut Jahn whose work includes the Thompson Center and passed away earlier this year in the suburbs. Developers Time Equities and JK Equities partnered on the skyscraper which recently secured financing to resume construction after stopping work early in the pandemic.
Near the southwest corner of West Loop, face brick installation has begun for a new eight-story condominium building known as CA6, located at 311 S Racine Avenue. Belgravia Group and JRG Capital Partners have planned the residential development, with 72 for-sale units spanning between three- and four- bedroom floor plans across four total layouts. Of these layouts, one will be a single-level three-bedroom. The remaining four-bedroom layouts comprise of a single-level end unit and two dual-level penthouses.
A permit was issued last week for a new three-story residential building located at 5128 N Avers Avenue in the Albany Park neighborhood. Knock Enterprises is listed as the owner, and the plans indicate this project will feature a total of three dwelling units. The property lot is currently vacant.