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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 27, 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 339 building permits, according to data from BuildZoom, a platform that helps homeowners and businesses with new construction and remodels.

Seventeen of those permits were for new building construction, eight 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 Connelly Electric Co. received a permit for new construction of a structure at 3501 S. Pulaski Road.
    The work is described as: "Foundation systems for proposed one-story high bay pre-cast warehouse on shallow footings utilizing soil stabilization to include under slab plumbing."
  • Applicant Power Construction Company was issued a permit for new construction of a residential structure at 23 W. Chicago Ave.
    The permit defines the project's work scope as: "Proposed 10-story podium and 50-story residential tower with 391 dwelling units as per plans."
  • Contractor Walsh Masonry, Inc. was issued a permit for new construction of a residential structure at 1113 W. Chestnut St.
    The work is described as: "New construction type three-b three story and basement four residential dwelling unit building with penthouse and roof deck. New private four-car garage with roof deck and exterior rear stair (conditional permit subject to field inspections). Install."
  • Contractor Art Of Heating & Cooling LLC was issued a permit for new construction of a structure at 2212 N. Halsted St.
    In the permit, the work scope is described as: "Erect a four-story, three-unit masonry apartmentĀ building with basement, private roof deck and detached three-car garage per plans install."

Demolitions, Renovations and Repairs

  • Applicant Terry Plumbing A Matrix Holdin was issued a permit for repair/renovation of a structure at 404 W. Harrison St.
    The permit defines the project's work scope as: "Interior alterations on levels 5N 8N, 9N and seven to finish existing tenant restrooms."
  • Contractor Charms Electrical Construction was issued a permit for repair/renovation of a structure at 9038 S. Normal Ave.
    In the permit, the work scope is described as: "Install new breaker box. Hook up existing loads."
  • Applicant Advice Electric Inc. received a permit for repair/renovation of a structure at 5708 S. California Ave.
    The permit defines the project's work scope as: "New 100 amp service."
  • Contractor Triad Associates Inc. received a permit for repair/renovation of a structure at 5301 S. Western Ave.
    The work is described as: "Replace six antennas with six new tech antennas. Replace one hybrid cable with two hybrid HCS cables."
  • Contractor Titan Electric LLC received a permit for repair/renovation of a structure at 1025 W. Addison St.
    The permit defines the project's work scope as: "Change from original market format with self-serve concessions area to dine-in with food served to bar and into enlarged kitchen. Bar enlarged. Previous market concessions area removed."

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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