3056 N Lincoln Avenue

Permits Filed for 3056 N Lincoln Avenue in Lake View

Permits were filed this week for a four-story mixed-use building at 3056 N Lincoln Avenue in Lake View. Located near the intersection of N Lincoln Avenue and W Barry Avenue, the lot sits amongst a corridor of retail, restaurants, and other commercial buildings. Nearby transit includes a four-minute walk north to bus route 77’s Belmont & Greenview stop, as well as a six-minute walk west to route 9’s Ashland & Wellington stop. CTA transit access includes an 11-minute walk northwest to Paulina station and a 13-minute walk northeast to Southport station, both serviced by the Brown Line.

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611-613 N Central Avenue via Google Maps

Permits Filed for Two Buildings at 611-613 N Central Avenue in Austin

Permits have been filed for two adjacent two-story residential buildings at 611 and 613 N Central Avenue in Austin. The interior lots are located along N Central Avenue between W Ohio Street and W Huron Street. The nearest public transportation is the 85 CTA bus accessed at the Central and Ohio stop at the end of the block. The Central CTA L station serviced by the Green Line is the nearest stop, a six-minute walk away. The site is also within a five-minute walk of W Chicago Avenue, a busy commercial and retail corridor. Adam Zegarski is listed as the owner behind the applications, reporting the development cost as $500,000 per building.

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Tribune Tower conversion

Tribune Tower Condo Conversion Nears Completion in Magnificent Mile

YIMBY has updated pictures for the new condominiums being integrated into the former Chicago Tribune headquarters at 435 N Michigan Avenue on Magnificent Mile. The iconic 36-story, 470-foot-tall tower was completed in 1925 after its architects John Mead Howells and Raymond Hood won the 260-entry competition to design as beautiful an office building as possible, hosted by the Tribune paper itself.

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Cunningham Hall Under Construction. Image by Lukas Kugler

Renovations Underway for Mies van der Rohe’s Cunningham Hall at Illinois Institute of Technology

Today, YIMBY has new photos showcasing construction progress at Cunningham Hall, a nine-story residential building originally designed in 1955 by famous German architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, at the Illinois Institute of Technology. Located at 3100 S Michigan Avenue on the northeastern edge of the main campus in Bronzeville, the structure was built by Mies van der Rohe as part of his campus plan and used as on-campus apartments. The nearest CTA L station is the 35th-Bronzeville-IIT stop, serviced by the Green Line, a five-minute walk away. You can catch the 31, 1, or 4 CTA bus at the corner of E 31st Street and S Michigan Avenue, steps from the property. Illinois Institute of Technology is listed as the owner behind the applications.

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