25th Ward

112 S. Sangamon

Development Proposal On Thursday, October 12, owners of 112 S. Sangamon, an office building bordering Mary Bartelme Park, presented to the community a proposal to rezone the building to support a penthouse residential unit for one of the owners’ part-time use. The owners’ attorney, Thomas Raines, presented the project to...

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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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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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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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855 W. Adams – Acosta Ezgur

Development Proposal On Monday, August 8, 2016, representatives from Acosta Ezgur, Fitzgerald Architects, and Crayton Advisors presented a proposed 168 ft (15-story) building along Peoria between Adams and Jackson (211 S. Peoria/855 W. Adams). The building, which would replace an existing two-story commercial building and parking lot, would include 267...

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Development Committee July Meeting

Overview The July meeting of the Neighbors of West Loop Development Committee did not include any developer presentations.  Instead, the attendees discussed several topics, as described below. Feedback on Recently Presented Developments 848 W. Randolph (Nobu Hotel): The committee identified parking as the top issue for this development.  May will...

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15-27 N. May/1111 W. Washington – Peerless Real Estate

Development Proposal On Monday, June 13 Matthew Wilbur of Macon Construction, representatives of Peerless Real Estate, and Jill Hart with A Curated Wall presented a proposed two-building development located along May Street in the 25th Ward and on Washington Boulevard in the 27th Ward. The buildings will provide large, single-family...

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1150 W. Adams – Soul City Church

Development Proposal On Monday, June 13, Jarrett Stevens, pastor from Soul City Church and Tim Swanson from Cannon Design presented their plans for the expansion of Soul City Church just east of its current location at 1150 W. Adams in the 27th Ward. The new facility will include a 1,000-seat...

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1045 W Washington (Belgravia)

During the November NOWL Development Committee meeting, Stuart Kantoff of Belgravia Group presented their next proposed West Loop development, CA-Washington, to be located just south of Harpo Studios and just north of Belgravia’s CA-23 development, between Aberdeen and Carpenter in the existing A&A Automotive lot. Based on resident support voiced...

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