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New construction

New construction projects in Chicago since Tuesday, January 14th, 2020

Chicago stats today
Tue, Jan. 21st, 2020

39 building permits posted
0 new construction permits posted
0 building violations posted
15 violation hearings to be held

Latest blog post Tuesday, January 14, 2020

606 demolition ordinance moves forward after changes, while Andersonville downzoning is rejected
by David Zegeye

David Zegeye is a graduate student at the University of Chicago, and an astrophysicist with a passion for Chicago. @DavidZegeye

Chicago’s Bloomingdale Trail, part of The 606, is an elevated park connecting neighborhoods across the city’s West and Northwest Side. The trail was developed from an abandoned railroad line that ran through Humboldt Park, Logan Square, Bucktown, and Wicker Park. While rails-to-trails parks in other cities have been predominantly built in wealthy, white neighborhoods, The 606 connects many economically and racially diverse neighborhoods. That residents from different areas of the city can enjoy the benefits of the trail was one of the factors that helped make The...

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New construction permits pulled in Chicago in the last 2 months since Thursday, November 21st, 2019

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