Coming soon to 3350 N. Ashland Avenue

The Chicago City Council has approved the rezoning for a residential development at 3350 N. Ashland Avenue in Lake View. Located just south of the corner with W. Roscoe Street, developer 3350 N Ashland LLC plans to demolish the existing two-story masonry commercial building built in 1988 and has sat vacant for multiple years.

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New homes coming to West Lakeview

The parcel on West Wolfram is one of the last vacant sites in an area that has been made over from industrial to residential in recent decades.

The vacant parcel, most recently used by a plant nursery, was owned by an arm of Alto Manufacturing, a metal fabrication company on Ashland Avenue just east of the lots. In September, a legal entity headed by Giles and Mao Mei, a developer and builder based in Bridgeport, bought the lots for $4.72 million, according to the Cook County Recorder of Deeds. 

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Your Southport Corridor for sale home of the day

Take a tour around your Southport Corridor for sale home of the day. Located at 1445 W. Wolfram Street and listed currently at $2,295,000 for this 5 BR 5BA.

The Guild is moving to 3717 N. Southport

Shop local!

The Guild is moving across the street to 3717 N. Southport Avenue, and its current space at 3726 N. Southport is for lease.

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Your For Sale Southport Corridor home of the day

Your Southport Corridor for sale home of the day, located at 512 W George Streetis listed at $2,699,000, with 6 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms. See the full listing here.

More renderings for 1225 W School Street in Lakeview’s Southport Corridor neighborhood

Developer Lexington Homes reveals plans for a new residential development at 1225 W School Street. The local company bought the land that once held the Craftsman Plating & Tinning office and plant from a previous developer whose similar plans were cancelled earlier this year.

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Chicago apartment rents on the rise after pandemic slump

Chicago has the fourth-highest median rent among major metropolitan areas.

Chicago landlords may be back in the driver’s seat after being forced to offer concessions to lure tenants during the pandemic.

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A dozen single-family homes planned in Lakeview’s Southport Corridor neighborhood with $2M asking price

A dozen single-family homes priced at about $2 million are coming to Lakeview’s Southport Corridor neighborhood next year.

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A dozen $2 million homes coming to the Southport Corridor neighborhood in Lakeview

The former Craftsman Plating and Tinning Corp. site across from the Margaret Donohue playground was supposed to be developed into townhomes, but that fell through.

Former Craftsman site, now an empty lot

In June, the City Council’s committee on zoning, landmarks and building standards voted to downzone the property to accommodate 12 single-family houses. The site, 41,000 square feet, has street frontage on both School Street and Melrose Street on the block west of Racine Avenue. 

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Wrigleyvillle Lofts are now complete

Construction has completed for a new seven-story mixed-use development at 949 W Dakin Street in Lake View. Developed by Draper & Kramer and dubbed “Wrigleyville Lofts,” the new construction comes with 13,000 square feet of ground-level retail, as well as 120 apartment units on its upper floors.

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Sunglass Hut not coming to Southport

Rumors had been swirling from M2’s final social media post on their closing

From M2’s farewell post earlier last month, they had indicated that Claire’s and Sunglass Hut were going into 3530 N. Southport Avenue.

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Sold! 3546 N. Southport Avenue

A private buyer has purchased for $5.2 million a mixed-use building that is 97% occupied and includes retail and multifamily in Chicago’s largest populated neighborhood.

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