2016 Chicago Neighborhood Development Awards Winners Announced
Feb18

2016 Chicago Neighborhood Development Awards Winners Announced

There are thousands of people who work every day to make Chicago what it is, and shape its future.  Nine of these individuals were honored today at the annual Chicago Neighborhood Development Awards. This is the 22nd year for the awards, notes Melissa Bean, Chairman of the Midwest, JPMorgan Chase & Co. “Nearly everyone at CNDA has been working to build the affordable housing, develop the retail centers, support better schools and...

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Amid Harsh Criticism, Lathrop Homes Redevelopment Passes Plan Commission
Feb18

Amid Harsh Criticism, Lathrop Homes Redevelopment Passes Plan Commission

Today the Chicago Plan Commission approved the massive Lathrop Homes redevelopment plan by Related Midwest. The Chicago Housing Authority’s Julia C. Lathrop Homes were built in 1938 by the federal Public Works Administration as one of the city’s first public housing projects. Preservationists have been worried about the planned redevelopment since it was announced. The 925 residences in 31 buildings were designed by a...

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Another Look at CA Washington
Feb18

Another Look at CA Washington

A couple of weeks ago we told you that Belgravia Group has another CA residential building on the drawing boards for Chicago’s Near West Side.  CA Washington will replace the former A&A auto repair shop at 1045 West Washington Street. The good people over at Sullivan Goulette & Wilson have since sent over a revised rendering of the building, showing a few modifications.  Most prominently, a change in the color scheme...

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