28th Ward

1220 W. Jackson (LG Development)

Development Proposal On Monday evening, December 11, 2017, George Sorich (NORR Architects), Michael Ezgur (Acosta Ezgur, LLC), and Gabe Leahu (LG Development Group) presented a plan for a proposed 10-story (127 ft. tall) residential and retail building for 1220 W. Jackson Boulevard. The plan requires a zoning change from M1-3...

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1515 W. Monroe, Former Salvation Army Site (Cedar Street)

Development Proposal On Monday November 13, 2017, Mark Heffron of Cedar Street presented a proposed redevelopment of the former Salvation Army Freedom Center site located at Monroe and Ashland. This five-building complex has been vacant since the Salvation Army relocated the Freedom Center to West Humboldt Park in 2014. Currently...

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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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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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