The Committee on Zoning has approved the residential rezoning for an existing building at 4927 North Claremont Avenue in Lincoln Square. The vacant building, which used to be the Saint Matthias Parish Convent, will be rezoned from RS-3 Residential Single-Unit to B2-3 Neighborhood Mixed-Use District, with new interiors designed by Jonathan Splitt Architects. The two-story with a basement and attic building sits directly behind Saint Matthias Church on the northeast corner with W Ainslie Street.
A demolition permit was approved yesterday to remove a two-story, multi-unit residential building, along with a detached frame garage, located at 2525 W Belden Avenue in the Logan Square neighborhood. The permit’s owner has been listed as 2525 W Belden 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.
New renderings and details have been revealed for the multiple casino bids in the city spread across various sites in the city. Elaborating on the initial information, we now have further numbers from all five and their temporary casino locations as part of a multi-year process to bring a gambling facility within city borders. The city has requested from developers a place-making gaming destination with lodging, dining, and entertainment that contributes to the urban fabric and focuses on partnerships with local minority organizations.
Exterior renovation can be seen making headway at Carman Hall, located at 60 E 32nd Street within the Illinois Institute of Technology campus in Bronzeville. Originally designed by the famed German architect Ludgwig Mies van Der Rohe, the nine-story dormitory building was completed in 1955. Recently, the midcentury residential building sat unused and in need of repair.
A demolition permit has been issued for a three-story, multi-unit frame residence and a detached frame garage located at 4251 N Richmond Street in the Irving Park neighborhood. The permit’s owners have been listed as Francis Kenneth and Dharma Kuhr. Permits were previously issued in October for plans to erect a two-story single-family home, complete with a basement, two-car garage, and a rooftop deck.