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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 December 18, 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 386 building permits, according to data from BuildZoom, a platform that helps homeowners and businesses with new construction and remodels.

Of those permits, 24 were for new building construction, 12 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 Mike Cachey Construction Co. was issued a permit for new construction of a residential structure at 918 W. School St.
    The permit defines the project's work scope as: "New construction of an eight-story high rise apartment building with 140 ground floor retail and parking on deep foundations with no basement."
  • Contractor Blue Spark Electric, Ltd. was issued a permit for new construction of a residential structure at 4133 W. Hirsch St.
    The work is described as: "Two-story multi-family residential building with finish basement new 200 amp overhead service drop with three meters bank install new electrical system pier plans."
  • Applicant James Hanratty was issued a permit for new construction of a residential structure at 3459 W. 38th Place.
    In the permit, the work scope is described as: "New construction of one-story single-family residence with detached two-car garage."
  • Applicant L&l Development Group LLC received a permit for new construction of a structure at 9255 S. Loomis St.
    The work is described as: "Change HVAC to renew construction service."
  • Contractor Ridge Plumbing Inc. received a permit for new construction of a structure at 3124 W. 111th St.

Demolitions, Renovations and Repairs

  • Applicant P. S. Coyote, Inc. received a permit for the addition of a residential structure at 2320 W. 113th Place
    In the permit, the work scope is described as: "Renovations and three-story addition to existing Smith Village senior living facility."
  • Contractor Deerfield Construction Group received a permit for repair/renovation of a structure at 3100 W. Grand Ave.
    The work is described as: "Sprint site: replace one existing cellular antenna on existing cell tower with new."
  • Contractor Leading Edge Corp received a permit for repair/renovation of a structure at 1140 S. Wabash Ave.
    The permit defines the project's work scope as: "Change HVAC."
  • Contractor Benjamin Richmond was issued a permit for the addition of a structure at 5919 W. North Ave.
    The permit defines the project's work scope as: "Install emergency lights and or exit signs; replace new outlets and switches or addition new as needed."

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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