Author Archives: WestAdmin

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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1001 W. Fulton (Vequity, LLC)

Development Proposal On Monday, Monday February 13, 2017, Chris Ilekis of Vequity, LLC and of Ilekis Associates (architect/planner) presented a proposed 5-story retail/restaurant and office building for the property at 1001 W. Fulton Market.  At present, the property is a vacant lot. The 3,200-square foot property is currently zoned as...

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CAPS, Beat 1224 February Meeting

Beat Meeting-CAPS Beat 1224      2/1/2017 Happy New Year!! Thank you for attending and being a part of the conversation about our community. Thank you to restaurant and bar owners who were also present.  Attending the Beat Meeting is a recommend part of the liquor license holder and shows the community,...

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110 N. Wacker (Riverside Investment & Development)

Development Proposal Representatives from Riverside Investment & Development and Howard Hughes Corporation presented their proposed plans for an 800 ft office tower at 100 N. Wacker Drive.  This is the same team that is delivering 150 N. Riverside Plaza on the west side of the river. The property is located...

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166 N. Aberdeen (MCZ Development)

Development Proposal On Monday, January 09, 2017, architects Gary Kohn, Vladimir Andrejevic, and Basil Souder of SCB (Solomon Cordwell Buenz) along with Todd Mullen and Michael Lerner of MCZ Development presented a proposed 20-story (~238 ft.) residential and retail building for the property at 166 N. Aberdeen – formerly Fabbri...

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170 N. Green – Second Presentation (Bridgford Foods Site)

Development Proposal On Monday, January 9, 2017, Richard Bridgford of Bridgford Food Corporation property owner, attorney Richard Klawiter of DLA Piper, and architect Megan Zack of Hartshorne Plunkard Architecture presented a revised proposal for a structure on the site of the Bridgford Foods, which sits within the “Lake Street Business and...

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Fulton & Ogden (Trammel Crow)

Development Proposal On Monday, January 09, 2017, Johnny Carlson of Trammell Crow Chicago Development Inc.  along with Aaron Roseth of ESG Architects presented a proposed 19-story (~198 ft.) residential and retail building for the property at 213 – 233 N. Ogden and 1367 – 1377 N. Fulton Market.  Currently the...

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WCA/MPC Plan – NoWL Perspective

In May of 2016 the West Central Association (WCA), the chamber of commerce for the West Loop, Near West Side, University Village/Little Italy, and Illinois Medical District, retained the services of the Metropolitan Planning Council (MPC) to compile guidelines for future growth in the WCA service area.  The WCA, MPC,...

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CAPS, Beat 1224 December Meeting

Thank you everyone for attending and being a part of the conversation about our community. Thank you to restaurant and bar owners who were also present.  Attending the Beat Meeting is a recommend part of the liquor license holder and shows the community, City of Chicago departments and the Policing...

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Union West Update

(Please click here for the initial post about this development.) A community meeting was held for this development on Wednesday, December 14, 2016.  Despite the cold temperatures, over 100 people attended the event.  Due to Alderman Solis’s absence from the meeting, it was announced that it would not be considered...

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