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Permits for 30 new construction projects, 17 demolitions issued in Chicago last week

Permits for 30 new construction projects, 17 demolitions issued in Chicago last week
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By Hoodline - Published on November 05, 2019.

Wondering what buildings are coming down or going up in Chicago? Local building permit data can shine a light on what's under construction near you.

In the past week, the city issued 554 building permits, according to data from BuildZoom, a platform that helps homeowners and businesses with new construction and remodels.

Thirty of those permits were for new building construction, 17 were for demolition projects and the remainder were for repairs and renovations.

Read on for a selection of the most noteworthy new permits.

Residential Permits

New Construction

  • Contractor Elite Electric Co Inc. was issued a permit for new construction of a structure at 318 N Carpenter St.
    In the permit, the work scope is described as: "New eight-story mixed use building with one lvl of basement parking (27 spaces). Retail on first floor and office space on flrs two-eight. Outdoor terrace on levels five-six. Outdoor roofdeck on levels seven-eight as per plans."
  • Contractor A&H Mechanical, Inc. was issued a permit for new construction of a structure at 2310 S State St.
    The work is described as: "New construction of a six-story affordable housing project with 103 total dwelling units including ground floor retail and surface parking. Building b-three."
  • Applicant Ghc Mechanical Inc. was issued a permit for new construction of a structure at 2344 S State St.
    The permit defines the project's work scope as: "New construction of a six-story affordable housing project with 103 total dwelling units including ground floor retail and surface parking. Building b-four."
  • Contractor Robertson John was issued a permit for new construction of a structure at 320 S Clinton St.
    The permit defines the project's work scope as: "Direct developer services for phase II — construction of core and shell for a new 18-story hotel."

Demolition, repairs and renovations 

  • Contractor Ep Construction LLC received a permit for repair/renovation of a structure at 2201 S Halsted St.
    The work is described as: "Existing type 3a timber frame building with mixed use (existing office and storage uses with proposed light equip. Rental and artist work space uses) class e business first floor class f mercantile and class h-two moderate hazard storage occupants. Common area alterations with new toilet facilities on each floor. New centralized HVAC system new electrical service & distribution new plumbing dwv and supply water piping throughout proposed penthouse enclosure remove fire escape at north and west elevations per plans."
  • Contractor Live Electric, LLC received a permit for repair/renovation of a structure at 4430 N Mango Ave.
    In the permit, the work scope is described as: "Two new electric service."
  • Applicant Blue Line Electrical Contracto was issued a permit for repair/renovation of a structure at 5231 S Ashland Ave.
    The permit defines the project's work scope as: "New 200a three meters service and replace outlets switches and light fixtures."
  • Applicant Papa Cto Consulting was issued a permit for repair/renovation of a structure at 5731 N Lincoln Ave.
    The permit defines the project's work scope as: "Replace existing lights with new light fixtures and led lights."
  • Contractor ABB received a permit for repair/renovation of a structure at 1158 W Taylor St.
    The work is described as: "Change electrical contractor for original permit ."

This story was created automatically using local building data from BuildZoom, then reviewed and augmented by an editor. Click here for more about what we're doing.

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