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.
In Uptown, steel work can now be seen rising for a nine-story mixed-use building known as Platform 4611 at the corner of Broadway & Wilson. Under the address 4611 N Broadway, this roughly 150,000-square-foot development by John Buck Company and Free Market Ventures will offer ground-level commercial units between 1,628 and 2,178 square feet, as well as 200 apartments on the upper levels. This parcel was formerly occupied by a low-rise masonry commercial building that was demolished early last year.
The Chicago Zoning Board of Appeals approved the zoning exemptions for a mixed-use development at 3244 N Lincoln Avenue in Lakeview. Located on an L-shaped lot just south of the intersection with W School Street, the new structure will replace a one-story building which has already been demolished, and a two-story building that fronts W Melrose Street. Developer 3244 Lincoln, LLC partnered with Lazlo Simovic Architects on the uniquely shaped project.
Permits were issued yesterday for a new four-story residential building located at 1358 W Ohio Street in the West Town neighborhood. The lot is currently unoccupied. The permit owner is listed as Variable Properties LLC and plans indicate that the scope of the project will include two total units, each equipped with outdoor space at the rear. There will be a rooftop deck with an enclosed staircase. Plans also show an attached two-car garage with its own rooftop deck. The construction will replace a vacant lot.
Developer Sterling Bay has announced a partnership for its 160 N Morgan Street mixed-use development in the West Loop. The joint venture will be with Colorado-based real estate private equity firm Ascentris and will see the ground-breaking of the high-rise in the first quarter of 2022. Designed by local firm bKL Architecture on a mid-block lot that once held a drive-thru bank, the demolition of the existing building has begun with site prep expected to commence soon after.