55-Home Project Breaks Ground in Wicker Park
Aug26

55-Home Project Breaks Ground in Wicker Park

A new development near the intersection of Milwaukee and Division will bring a little more density to the Polish Triangle area. Alcove Wicker Park consists of a seven-story condo block with 43 homes, plus an additional dozen townhouses.  They’re expected to be available next year. Rendering of Alcove Wicker Park (August 2019. Courtesy of @properties.) It’s a Vermillion Development project designed by Hirsch MPG.  In line...

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Broadway and Sheridan Block Progressing Nicely
Nov14

Broadway and Sheridan Block Progressing Nicely

The gas station is long gone, and the glazing is almost complete on 3901 North Broadway, the residential block going up on the northeast corner of Sheridan and Broadway. We spent many a windy winter’s afternoon standing on that corner waiting for the #80 Irving Park bus to provide us with shelter, safety, and transportation.  It would have been nice to have this nine-story building there to hide from the elements. In the...

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Gas Station to Make Way for Downsized Residential Block in Lake View
Apr08

Gas Station to Make Way for Downsized Residential Block in Lake View

You know that gas station on the northeast corner of Sheridan and Broadway in Lake View?  Yeah, say goodbye to that thing. Plans have been filed with the city to replace the service station with a 10-story residential block.  The new building will be oriented north-south, which will either protect Wrigleyville from horrible winds off the lake in winter, or starve it of moderating breezes off the lake in the summer.  Your choice. The...

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