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Zooming in: A look at the construction projects in your Chicago neighborhood

Zooming in: A look at the construction projects in your Chicago neighborhood
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By Hoodline - Published on November 20, 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 223 building permits, according to data from BuildZoom, a platform that helps homeowners and businesses with new construction and remodels.

Eight of those permits were for new building construction, five 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

  • Applicant Skiffington David Patrick received a permit for new construction of a structure at 401 N. Michigan Ave.
  • Applicant R Carlson & Sons Inc. was issued a permit for new construction of a structure at 631 N. La Salle Drive.
    In the permit, the work scope is described as: "Disconnect existing u/g conduit and wiring to fuel management and leak detection systems including dispensers and pumps. Run new u/g conduit from building to new fueling dispensers sub motors and reconnect to existing circuits and leak detection and intercom systems. Also run new u/g pipe and wire to canopy lighting and reconnect to existing lighting circuits."
  • Contractor Kyle Kocinski Chicago Special Events Managem received a permit for new construction of a structure at 600 W. Montrose Drive.
  • Applicant Chicago Heat & Air Inc. was issued a permit for new construction of a structure at 2254 W. Roscoe St.
    The work is described as: "Erect a three-story, two-unit apartment building with basement and detached two-car garage with roof deck access stairs per plans."
  • Contractor Power Construction Company LLC was issued a permit for new construction of a structure at 1520 W. Harrison St.
    The work is described as: "Revision to tower crane to move from originally approved location and increase the jib length. No change to model and foundation type."

Demolitions, Renovations and Repairs

  • Contractor Hartmann Electric Company Inc. received a permit for repair/renovation of a structure at 11601 W. Touhy Ave.
    The work is described as: "Extend existing lighting and power circuits to new configuration for Alitalia Airlines office in terminal five."
  • Contractor Four Star Electric Inc. received a permit for repair/renovation of a structure at 900 W. North Ave.
    The permit defines the project's work scope as: "Replace an existing sign with new sign using existing power."
  • Contractor D&J Electric Inc. was issued a permit for repair/renovation of a structure at 5625 N. Kilbourn Ave.
    The permit defines the project's work scope as: "Service replacement 120/240v 200a required with new solar work."
  • Applicant VP Mechanical was issued a permit for repair/renovation of a structure at 155 N. Michigan Ave.
    In the permit, the work scope is described as: "Revision to permit #100814120 to change GC to HJ Pokorny Construction LLC and HVAC contractor VP Mechanical."
  • Applicant Triad Associates Inc. received a permit for repair/renovation of a structure at 3542 S. Washtenaw Ave.
    In the permit, the work scope is described as: "Replace [six] antennas with new tech antennas. Install [one] new GPS antenna. Install [two] new cabinets."

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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