Bucktown Gets Into the Milwaukee Avenue Corridor Action
Jan07

Bucktown Gets Into the Milwaukee Avenue Corridor Action

Just off Milwaukee Avenue in Chicago’s Bucktown Neighborhood, Spearhead Properties is developing 2501 Armitage, at 2501 West Armitage Avenue. The site, former home of art-handler extraordinaire Terry Dowd, Inc., has been cleared and prepped for the new 4-story (the permit says 3 stories; we clearly see 4 in the rendering above) rental property. Designed by Antunovich Associates, the project will bring 78 rental units to the...

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10 Chicago Neighborhoods Kind Of Like The West Loop (And Cheaper)
Aug07

10 Chicago Neighborhoods Kind Of Like The West Loop (And Cheaper)

Once upon a time, the West Loop was an ugly duckling, home to warehouses, meatpackers and little else. Those days are long gone. Nowadays, developers are grabbing up any open space for condos and apartments in the West Loop, with amenities like artisanal cheese-making classes and dog therapists for hipster canines with self-esteem issues. (Actually, I made both of those up, but folks at LG Development, if you’re reading this,...

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