Progress Being Made at North and Park in Old Town
Sep28

Progress Being Made at North and Park in Old Town

It was just a few months ago that we told you about plans for the surface parking lot at 301 West North Avenue in Old Town. Sedgwick Development put together designs to turn the lot into a mid-rise residential building with a nice quasi-turreted corner facing northeast.  So where are they now? In the photo above from Joe Zekas over at YoChicago! you can see that there has been quite a lot of progress since May.  Construction fencing,...

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Another New Residential Building for Old Town
May19

Another New Residential Building for Old Town

It’s been 120 years since Joe Hayden put pencil to paper and wrote “Hot Time in the Old Town Tonight.”  He wasn’t writing about Chicago real estate, but might as well have, considering all the new development spilling into the area north of Cabrini Green and southwest of Lincoln Park. The latest building to break ground is at 301 West North Avenue, better known as “that parking lot you walk past going...

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What’s Hot in the Old Town
Mar31

What’s Hot in the Old Town

Like a pan full of Jiffy Pop, the hot real estate market is making things pop in Old Town.  The neighborhood, long popular with people who want to live near downtown Chicago, but still have that “neighborhoody” feel, is becoming pockmarked with new developments bringing even more people to its quiet, tree-lined streets. The latest to break ground is 1325 North Wells, a seven-story residential block designed and being built...

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1545 West North Breaks Ground in Noble Square
Nov12

1545 West North Breaks Ground in Noble Square

We don’t get up to the Noble Square neighborhood as often as we should, so it’s nice to be able to bring you a little news from there. Ground has been broken on a new 30-unit apartment building at 1545 West North Avenue.  If you’re having trouble visualizing the location, it’s the vacant lot between Ashland Avenue and the Kennedy Expressway. Even though the location is Noble Square, the developer is promoting...

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