1936 W Crystal Street

Demolition Permits Issued for 1936 W Crystal Street in Wicker Park

Demolition permits have been issued for a three-story masonry building at 1936 W Crystal Street in Wicker Park. Luke Bakalar is the listed owner of the multi-unit structure, whose replacement plans have not yet been revealed. The lot’s current zoning designation is RT-4, which allows for two-flats, townhouses, low-density apartment buildings, and single family homes. RT-4 also permits a floor area ratio of 1.2, whereby any new building may have a square footage up to 1.2 times that of the containing property.

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Halsted Point at 901 N Halsted Street. Rendering by Hartshorne Plunkard Architecture

Onni Group Reveals Halsted Point Development at 901 N Halsted Street in Goose Island

Onni Group has revealed their proposed Halsted Point development located at 901 N Halsted Street in Goose Island. Planned for the site of the current Greyhound Bus facility, the project site is located at the southern tip of Goose Island. The property is bound by N Halsted Street to the west, W Hooker Street to the north, and the Chicago River to the south and east.

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The Balaban (4806 N Magnolia Avenue)

Facade Work Wraps Up at The Balaban in Uptown

Cladding is nearing completion for a five-story mixed-use building at 4806 N Magnolia Avenue in Uptown. Dubbed “The Balaban” after the owners behind the adjacent Uptown Theatre, the project is behind developed by JAB Real Estate and will replace a former parking lot. Programming will yield ground-level retail and 54 apartments on the four upper floors. Of the 54 units, 10 will be studios. Parking will offer 27 surface spaces located in the rear.

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8204 W Belmont Avenue

Permits Issued for 8204 W Belmont Avenue in Dunning

Construction permits have been issued for a two-story office building located at 8204 W Belmont Avenue in Dunning. Owned by 8200 Belmont LLC, the development will include office space on both floors, as well as five outdoor parking spaces. The new construction is set to occupy a currently vacant plot of land. Given that this plot is divided into two separate parcels, it is unclear if the building will replace the full plot or just a portion.

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Assemble Chicago Finalist. Rendering by Studio Gang

City Unveils Finalists for C40 Reinventing Cities Competition for Site in The Loop

The City of Chicago has unveiled the four finalist proposals for the C40 Reinventing Cities competition, planned for a city-owned site in The Loop. Located at 331 S Plymouth Court, the project site consists of a city-owned parking garage and a series of smaller parcels on the western edge of Pritzker Park. Bound by S Plymouth Court and W Van Buren Street, the rectangular parcel also has an alley running through that will be vacated.

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