“It’s Your Park Day” at Skinner Park

Thanks to everyone that came out to Skinner Park on Saturday, June 18 for the Chicago Parks Foundation’s “It’s Your Park Day“!  From 9 am until well into the afternoon, over 30 people came out to help pull weeds, spread mulch, and pick up trash to help make Skinner Park...

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Community Meeting on Development – Recap

Meeting Summary On Monday, June 20, Neighbors of West Loop (NOWL) hosted a community meeting on the rapid pace of development in the West Loop. Specific topics included an overview of NOWL, the Neighborhood Opportunity Bonus, the NOWL Neighborhood Plan, and an open discussion. If you could not join the...

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848 W Randolph – Nobu Hotel

On Monday, June 13, Rolando Acosta from Acosta Ezgur, LLC along with Spiro Tsaparas and Mark Hunt from 854 Randolph, LLC presented the updated proposal for 848 W Randolph (Nobu). 848 W Randolph is in the 27th Ward. The location is currently a vacant lot. The new facility will include...

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1210 W. Lake – R^2 Companies

    Matt Duhig with R^2 and Bernie Citron & Talar Hovnanian of Thompson Coburn met with the NOWL Development Committee to discuss a proposed development at 1210 W. Lake Street. R^2 currently owns the building, which has Wizard Werks auto body shop as its sole tenant. Wizard Works expressed...

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156 N. Jefferson – Gerding Edlen

Matt Edlund with Gerding Edlen Development and Donald Copper with GREC Architects met with the NOWL Development Committee to present a proposed development at 156 N. Jefferson. The property is located between Jefferson and Des Plaines, one half block north of Randolph. There is an alley just north of the...

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Community Meeting June 20: West Loop Development

Neighbors of West Loop (NOWL) invites you to participate in a community meeting on Monday, June 20th to discuss development in the West Loop, the recently adopted Neighborhood Opportunity Fund, and its potential impact on the West Loop. During the meeting NOWL will also introduce the Neighborhood Plan, a new initiative...

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171 N Green (Bridgford Food Corporation)

Representatives from property owner Bridgford Food Corporation, attorney DLA Piper, and architect Hartshorne Plunkard Architecture presented a proposed 13-story (153 ft) building on the site of the Bridgford Foods, which sits within the “Lake Street Business and Service” area of the Fulton Market Innovation District Plan. The proposal also includes...

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900 W Randolph (Tucker Development)

Representatives from developer Tucker Development, attorney DLA Piper, and architect OKW presented their plans for the renovation of several properties and the construction of a proposed 19-story (+194 ft) building on the site occupied by Quality Foods (900 W. Randolph). Located within the “Lake Street Business and Service” area of...

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845 W Madison (John Buck Company)

Representatives from the John Buck Company presented to the NOWL Development Committee about a proposed residential structure with four towers up to 17 stories (189 ft) in height. The building would include 620 rental units ranging from studios (550 sq ft average size) to three-bedroom units (1,150 sq ft), 6,700...

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1032 W. Fulton

Date: Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016 During the February Development Committee meeting (2/8/16), representatives from Summit Design + Build (developer, owner), Hartstone Plunkard Architeture, and attorney DLA Piper presented a proposed expansion of the three-story building located at 1032 W. Fulton (corner of Carpenter and Fulton). The developer plans to build...

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