Plans Filed For Soaring Cathedral District Skyscraper, and Holy Name is it Big
Oct11

Plans Filed For Soaring Cathedral District Skyscraper, and Holy Name is it Big

For the third time in recent years, an underutilized Chicago Roman Catholic church parking lot will be replaced by a skyscraper.  This time, it’s across the street from Holy Name Cathedral; and as would seem appropriate for the parking lot of the archbishop, this thing is huge. “Seventy-six stories!” is what the headlines have been crying all day since the plans were filed with the city for what we’re going to...

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West Clearing Getting Ready For  New Dore School
Oct11

West Clearing Getting Ready For New Dore School

The next public school to go up in Chicago will be the replacement for Dore Elementary School.  The new school building will go up at 7134 West 65th Street, in the West Clearing Neighborhood.    The City issued the construction permit late last week: NEW 3-STORY 112,543 SF ELEMENTARY SCHOOL AND SITE IMPROVEMENTS TO SERVE 1,170 STUDENTS.  SITE IS CURRENTLY UNIMPROVED AND VACANT.  PROPOSED USE/OCCUPANCY IS C-3 ASSEMBLY UNIT, TYPE 1A...

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