Extensive facade Installation can be seen for an eight-story mixed-use development known as “Inspire West Town,” located at 1140 W Erie Street in the West Town neighborhood. Bond Companies is the developer behind the project, which will provide both ground-level commercial space and 113 total apartments. There will be both on- and off-site affordable housing, with six on-site units and 17 that are being subsidized elsewhere in the vicinity. Unit sizes will fall between one- and three-bedrooms, with overhanging private balconies attached to select units.
A demolition permit was issued last week for a two-story frame multi-unit residential building and a detached frame garage located at 1426 W School Street in the Lake View neighborhood. The permit’s owners have been listed as 1426 W School LLC. No permits or plans have been issued as of yet for any future projects or zoning changes.
Glass and metal installation has begun for CMK Companies’ 1400 S Wabash Avenue, a 30-story mixed-use high rise in South Loop. Set to stand 350 feet, the tower will contain a combination of ground-level retail and 299 rental units above. Since YIMBY’s last update, structural work has progressed rapidly, with work now climbing past the 20th floor.
The Chicago Plan Commission has approved the residential development at 2548 S Federal Street in Douglas. Known as the SL Solar Lofts, the project will rehabilitate the existing Rapid Roller Company factory built in 1928 as well as expand it vertically to allow for more residences. Having exchanged owners this past spring for $3.5 million, its new owners and developer 548 Capital have partnered with local architects Gregory Ramon Design Studio on the updated design.
New construction permits were issued this week for a new three-story residential building slated for 5833 S Calumet Avenue in Bronzeville. Mike Tassome is listed as the owner, and the three-unit project will come equipped with rear open decks, fencing around the property, and a parking pad at the rear. The parcel was previously occupied by a vacant grass lot.