You’ve heard the term “TOD” and many are now constructed up and down Southport Avenue (and around the city of Chicago). But what exactaly is a TOD and why have they popped up all over in the past several year?Continue reading “What is a Transit Oriented Development (TOD)?”
New restaurant rumors swirling around
In the SoPo rumor-ville, the building could be leased (or in the process of being leased) by The Boka Restaurant Group as a new restaurant.Continue reading “Former Southport Lanes site no longer listed for lease”
After years of planning, Sterling Bay broke ground this week on a life sciences center for Chicago’s biotechnology needs.Continue reading “Lincoln Yards breaks ground on a $5B mega-project that will transform Chicago’s North Side”
“The Committee on Zoning has approved rezoning for a new mixed-use development at 2256 W. Irving Park Road.Continue reading “Zoning Approved for new TOD at 2256 W. Irving Park Road”
The Zoning Board of Appeals has approved variations for a residential development at 3015 N Southport Avenue in Lake View. Located along N. Southport Avenue, the site is an existing surface parking lot placed adjacent to a public alley.
The property is between W Wellington Avenue and W Nelson Street. CA Ventures is the developer behind the project.Continue reading “This is what is coming to 3015 N. Southport Avenue”
Construction is set to begin in October on the first building in the 55-acre Lincoln Yards development that straddles the river between Bucktown and Lincoln Park.Continue reading “Sterling Bay expects October groundbreaking for 1st building in Lincoln Yards mega development”
Revised plans have been revealed for a proposed residential development at 640 W Irving Park Road. Sharing sites with the existing Immaculata High School, the 22-story building will rise in front of Lake Shore Drive and offer residents unobstructed views of the lake. The project is being developed by KGiles LLC and CA Ventures and designed by Perkins Eastman with Level Architecture.Continue reading “This development could be coming to 640 W. Irving Park Road”
Zia announced via Facebook that their last day is October 3, 2021. The space located at 3817 N. Ashland Avenue will be replaced by a Transit Oriented Development (aka, TOD). Rumors are still swirling they may take over the former Blue Bayou space on Southport.Continue reading “Zia’s Lago Vista’s last day is October 3, 2021”
A tour around Lakeview’s Southport Corridor neighborhood in Chicago during the Early Fall of 2021
Tour Time! Shopping, eating and playing between Addison and Grace Streets along Southport Avenue during the early Fall of 2021.