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 556 building permits, according to data from BuildZoom, a platform that helps homeowners and businesses with new construction and remodels.
Thirty-four of those permits were for new building construction, 24 were for demolition projects and the remainder were for repairs and renovations.
Read on for a selection of the most noteworthy new permits.
- Contractor GC Consulting LLC was issued a permit for new construction of a structure at 4727 N. Winchester Ave.
The permit defines the project's work scope as: "Erect a three-story eight-unit apartment building with basement and attached two-car garage new rear detached garages with roof decks per plans."
- Applicant Builtech Services LLC was issued a permit for new construction of a structure at 1525 W. Wilson Ave.
The permit defines the project's work scope as: "New two-story facility with a lower level to be used as a state-licensed daycare. The main structure is composed of load-bearing exterior metal studs and interior steel columns and girders."
- Contractor Leal Agustin Gomez received a permit for new construction of a structure at 1661 N. Western Ave.
The permit defines the project's work scope as: "New four-story building with retail on first floor three total dwelling units on second third and fourth floors. New parking lot and site work."
- Contractor RDY Construction Inc. received a permit for new construction of a residential structure at 3540 N. Leavitt St.
The work is described as: "New single-family home with basement and new masonry garage."
Demolitions, Renovations and Repairs
- Applicant Trusty Plumbing, Inc. received a permit for repair/renovation of a structure at 5952 W. Rice St.
- Contractor Charms Electrical Construction received a permit for repair/renovation of a structure at 4942 N. Moody Ave.
The permit defines the project's work scope as: "Install new meter socket and new breaker box only install new service and connect existing loads only."
- Contractor Brisko Electric Corporation received a permit for the addition of a residential structure at 6030 S. Rutherford Ave.
The work is described as: "Interior renovation of existing single-family residence to addition a new second floor and new rear wood deck at existing one-story masonry building."
- Applicant Hartmann Electric Company, Inc. was issued a permit for repair/renovation of a structure at 11601 W. Touhy Ave.
In the permit, the work scope is described as: "Extend existing power and data to new kiosk at McDonald's terminal #two."
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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