City Council Approves Two Mixed-use Developments in Wicker Park

The Chicago City Council has approved two mixed-use developments at 1235 N Ashland Avenue and 1301 N Ashland Avenue in Wicker Park. Located on two separate lots just north of the intersection with N Milwaukee Avenue and across the street from Wicker Park Commons, both of the proposals will replace five-existing buildings in total dating back to the late 1800s. Grand Properties Acquisitions, LLC is behind both with local firm Hanna Architects working on their design.

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West Loop Collection

Final Touches Underway for West Loop Collection in West Loop

As one of Chicago YIMBY’s longest-running projects, final touches are now progressing for the fifth and final building within the West Loop Collection development. Led by POGN Development and located just west of Greektown at 216-236 S Green Street, the residential complex comprises 40 total condominiums divided evenly between the five structures. The four other completed structures have already opened to residents.

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2943 W Fifth Avenue

Permit Issued for Urban Farming Project at 2943 W Fifth Avenue in East Garfield park

A new urban farm development construction permit has been issued at 2943 W Fifth Avenue in Garfield Park.
The project will feature a propagation hoop shed, an outdoor plant area, and bee hives, converting the vacant lot into an urban farm space. Tracy Boychuk is the listed owner of the project, while Branyo Dvorak of Perimeter Architects is the architect of record.

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