Plans have been revealed for the residential development at 1342 W Ohio Street in West Town. Located just east of the intersection with N Noble Street, the proposal would replace a vacant lot across the street from Rauner College Prep. Developer West Town Gamma Sub LLC is working with local-design firm BLDG PROJ who worked on similar projects across the city.
A construction permit has been issued for a residential development at 5071 N Northwest Highway in the Jefferson Park neighborhood. Owned by 5069 N Northwest Highway, LLC, the project will include a three-story building with a basement, providing fourteen new dwelling units. The building will replace an existing structure.
For this year’s Chicago Architecture Biennial, architecture firm Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM) introduced a concrete substitute made from algae, known as Bio-Blocks™. Integrated into a spiral wall for the demonstration, this material was developed in partnership with Prometheus Materials and offers a carbon-neutral construction alternative. The installation is located at The Mews in the Fulton Market District and is hosted by Shapack Partners, Focus, and Walton Street Capital. Biennial visitors can walk around the wall and observe its response to environmental factors like wind and moisture.
Initial details have been revealed for the residential development at 500-510 W Pershing Road in Bridgeport. Located on the northwest corner of the intersection with S Normal Avenue, the new proposal would replace a large vacant lot on the southernmost edge of the neighborhood. Developer William J Barbarois is listed on the zoning application who is working with local architecture firm 360 Design Studio.
A construction permit has been issued for a new residential building at 1325 N Artesian Avenue in West Town. The project includes a four-story structure with a basement and three residential units. The filing also mentions a rooftop amenity deck and an open metal porch. The property will replace a vacant lot, which is set back from the main street and accessible via a driveway. Kranti Kambhampati is the listed owner.