Metal cladding can now be seen enshrouding the remainder of 1525 N Elston Avenue, a six-story boutique office building in West Town. The uniquely-shaped edifice has been planned by Property Adventures Corp, and will include a ground-level lobby and five total suites on the upper five floors.
A permit was approved yesterday for a new two-story residential building to be located at 182 N Lamon Avenue in the Austin neighborhood. The owner is listed as AdamZegarski of A-Z Builders Inc and plans indicate this project will yield three total units, each outfitted with a rear metal porch. Plans also show the presence of three paved outdoor parking spots. The development will replace a vacant lot.
Significant progress can be seen for ALLY at 1229 W Concord Place, an eight-story research-oriented office building along the North Branch corridor. This building serves as the first entry in Sterling Bay’s gargantuan Lincoln Yards master plan, which will ultimately yield 15 million square feet of mixed-use space at a projected cost of $6 billion.
The City of Chicago has announced the first seven winners of the first round of the Chicago Works Community Challenge across the city. In a press event at Rainbow Beach Park led by Mayor Lori Lightfoot, the winners of a combined $1.5 million grant were declared part of the larger $10 million initiative which began in 2021 and garnered roughly 500 submissions from locals across the seven target regions.
A demolition permit was issued yesterday for a three-story, multi-unit residence and detached frame garage located at 1531 N North Park Avenue in the Near North Side neighborhood. The permit’s owner has been listed as FBF 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.