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What's going up in your neighborhood? A roundup of building permits filed last week in Chicago

What's going up in your neighborhood? A roundup of building permits filed last week in Chicago
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By Hoodline - Published on November 13, 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 319 building permits, according to data from BuildZoom, a platform that helps homeowners and businesses with new construction and remodels.

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

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

Commercial Permits

New Construction

  • Contractor Lend Lease Construction received a permit for new construction of a commercial structure at 455 E. Waterside Drive.
    The work is described as: "Full building permit for a proposed 37-story residential building with 503 dwelling units, 349 parking spaces and commercial on the ground floor."

Residential Permits

New Construction

  • Applicant Chu Alexander Brandyn received a permit for new construction of a structure at 4341 W. 35th Place.
    The permit defines the project's work scope as: "New single-story building to include warehouse, offices, workshops."

Demolitions, Renovations and Repairs

  • Applicant Charms Electrical Construction was issued a permit for repair/renovation of a structure at 7239 S. Vernon Ave.
    The work is described as: "Install new lights, switches and outlets for new layout."
  • Contractor Hartmann Electric Company Inc. was issued a permit for repair/renovation of a structure at 5700 S. Cicero Ave.
    In the permit, the work scope is described as: "Extend existing power and data to new bag drops at bag claim one and two. Extend existing lighting circuit to seven new LED fixtures in baggage carousel area."
  • Contractor Trance Electric Inc. received a permit for repair/renovation of a structure at 57 E. Delaware Place.
    The permit defines the project's work scope as: "Wire and install three new TV outlets and four new data outlets in building amenities space on the ninth floor."
  • Contractor North Electric Inc. received a permit for repair/renovation of a residential structure at 70 W. Burton Place.
    In the permit, the work scope is described as: "Change defective electrical panel only in apartment #1506."

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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