Revised Wilson Theater Plan in Uptown Slashes Height, Homes
Feb24

Revised Wilson Theater Plan in Uptown Slashes Height, Homes

A revised plan to redevelop the old Wilson Avenue Theater in Uptown drastically reduces the height of the accompanying residential building, and the number of homes inside. It’s been almost four years since we told you about the last plan to hit City Hall.  Back then, the parking lot next door to the theater at 1038 West Wilson Avenue was going to be replaced by a 107-foot-tall residential high rise with 197 new residences. The...

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A Closer Look at the Uptown TOD Coming to the Wilson Avenue Theater
Jun07

A Closer Look at the Uptown TOD Coming to the Wilson Avenue Theater

Late last month the Chicago Plan Commission approved the redevelopment of the old Wilson Avenue Theater (1050 West Wilson Avenue), a vaudeville playhouse that has seen better times.  The project also includes building a seven-story residential addition on the east side of the old building, currently a surface parking lot. The project by Cedar Street Companies is right across the from the CTA’s Wilson Red Line Station, so it...

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