1344 N Lorel Avenue

New Permit Issued for 1344 N Lorel Avenue in Austin

A permit was approved on Friday for a new two-story residential building to be located at 1344 N Lorel Avenue in the Austin neighborhood. The owner is listed as Kanisha Jones and plans indicate this project will yield two total units, a basement level, a two-car garage, and one paved outdoor parking spot. The plans also indicate the presence of a rear deck with enclosed stair access. The development will replace a vacant lot.

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City Council Approves Rezoning For 160 N Morgan Street In West Loop

The Chicago City Council has approved the rezoning of 160 N Morgan Street in West Loop. The approval clears the way for the bKL-designed structure to rise near the CTA Green Line Morgan stop, adjacent to the popular late-night spot Federales. Developer Sterling Bay continues to leave its mark across the once meat-packing neighborhood with the new mixed-use structure featuring ground-floor retail to complement the surrounding area.

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City Reveals Bids For New Casino

The City of Chicago has revealed five bids for the city’s first casino property from four different developers at various locations across the city. The bids represent the culmination of a multi-year process beginning in 2019 when gambling, including sports betting, was legalized within city limits. When bidding opened in April, it was met with mixed reviews from developers, however after a two-month extension of the deadline four applicants turned in their plans.

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