View of 1002 S Racine Avenue at Roosevelt Square 3B. Rendering by Moody Nolan and LBBA

First Floor Rises for 1002 S Racine Avenue in Little Italy

Located at 1002 South Racine Avenue in Chicago’s Little Italy neighborhood, construction is now above grade for a six-story mixed-use building. Developed by Related Midwest in partnership with the Chicago Housing Authority, the project is part of the Roosevelt Square Phase 3B masterplan. This sub-phase will yield three mixed-income apartment buildings, as well as a fourth building for The National Museum of Public Housing and an additional 15 residences with affordable options.

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Rendering of 4555 N Dover Street by Axios Architects

Zoning Approved For Residential Development At 4555 N Dover Street In Uptown

Zoning has been approved for the residential development at 4553 N Dover Street in Uptown. Located on the southeastern corner with W Wilson Avenue and spread across two structures on an L-shaped lot, the project will demolish a one-story commercial building after receiving some updates earlier this year. Now the development team of Ayman Khalil and Kareem Musawwir can move forward with the Axios Architects-designed building.

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4605 S Langley Avenue via Google Maps

4605 S Langley Receives Permit in Bronzeville

A construction permit has been issued for a new three-story, three-unit residence at 4605 S Langley Avenue in Bronzeville. The residential project reveals features such as a rear patio, a three-story rear porch/stairs, and parking for three vehicles. The listed owner is Jacobdabuilder Inc, with architectural plans developed by Hanna Architects. Currently, no drawings or designs have yet been posted.

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Black Ensemble Theater Reveals Mixed-Use Expansion In Uptown

Details have been revealed for the mixed-use expansion of the Black Ensemble Theater (BE) at 4453 N Clark Street in Uptown. Located directly across the street from the theater’s current home just south of the intersection with W Sunnyside Avenue, the new structure will expand the campus to create a cultural corridor. Originally imagined in 2009, the theater is now moving forward with enlarged plans dubbed ‘The Free To Be Village’ designed by Nia Architects, Gensler, and Site Design Group.

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