Author Archives: WestAdmin

NoWL Statement on Draft West Loop Design Guidelines

September 18, 2017 Re:  Draft West Loop Design Guidelines Dear Mr. Garcia, Neighbors of West Loop (NoWL) would like to thank the City Department of Planning & Development (DPD) for initiating the process of creating design guidelines for the portion of the West Loop located west of I-90/94 and for...

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128 S. Laflin (Michigan Avenue Real Estate)

Development Proposal On Monday July 17, 2017, Tom Meador of Michigan Avenue Real Estate presented a proposed 4-story (62 ft) apartment building on the property that currently houses the Tramco Pump Company.  This project follows several other West Loop projects by the developer, including Madison Racine Place (1215 W. Madison)...

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Church of the Epiphany (Thompson & Coburn)

Development Proposal On Monday July 17, 2017, Bernard Citron of Thompson & Coburn and David Chase of BCG Enterprises presented a proposed re-use of the vacant Church of the Epiphany campus.  Under the proposal, the site would be converted into a performance and event space, as well as an art...

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820 W. Fulton Market (Thor Equities)

Development Proposal Monday evening, May 10, 2017, on behalf of Thor Properties, Sophie Bidek of Hartshorne Plunkard Architecture and Katie Jahnke Dale of DLA Piper Law presented a proposal for the construction/rehabilitation of the 820 W. Fulton Market properties (816-824 W. Fulton Market).  The proposal includes the renovation of an...

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113 N. May Street (Sterling Bay)

Development Proposal On Monday evening, May 8, 2017, Fred Krol and Anthony Hrusovksy of Sterling Bay, LLC, accompanied by Katie Jahnke Dale of DLA Piper Law, presented plans for the development of the northeast corner of May Street and Washington Boulevard.  The proposed plan is for a 19-story (199 feet...

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Zoning Requests (Acosta Ezgur)

On Monday, May 8, Michael Ezgur of of Acosta Ezgur presented three proposed zoning changes, listed below. Each of these zoning requests are headed to committee in May. Rooftop deck at 820 W. Jackson (27th Ward) The existing building at this location is a legal, non-conforming structure zoned as DS-3.  The...

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328 N. Carptenter (Madison Capital)

Development Proposal Tuesday evening, April 18, 2017, Kyle Cohen and Julija Vallee of Hartshorne Plunkard Architecture along with Jonathon Ratner and Justin Cesario of Madison Capital and Katie Jahnke Dale of DLA Piper Law presented a proposed 7-story (79 feet to the roof and a total of 100 feet tall...

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172 N. Ada (Marquette Companies)

Development Proposal Tuesday evening, April 18, 2017, Jeff Prosapio of Marquette Companies along with David Brininstool and Josh Voon of Brininstool & Lynch and Katie Jahnke Dale of DLA Piper Law presented a proposal for a 2-tiered structure at 172 N. Ada Street (currently a surface parking lot).  The Lake...

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Community Meeting for 935 W. Washington (ZOM)

(Please click here for the previous post about this development.) On Wednesday, March 15, representatives from developer ZOM, attorney DLA Piper, and BKL Architects presented an updated proposal for the development formerly known as Union West, a three-building project on the block bounded by Washington and Madison, Morgan and Sangamon....

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