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What our members say about us

"I rely on Chicago Cityscape as my secret to success: Being able to get alerts sent to my email any time my top customers pull permits, allowing me to anticipate the needs of my clients, and stay ahead of my competitors. The ever-evolving features allow me to sort and track in multiple ways, making Chicago Cityscape an invaluable resource to track all the permits that are important to me. I know I wouldn’t be as successful in my construction sales role if it weren't for Chicago Cityscape over the past two years."

- Sandra, Construction Materials Sales Manager

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New construction

New construction projects in Chicago since Monday, August 12th, 2019

Chicago stats today
Sat, Aug. 17th, 2019

136 building permits posted
9 new construction permits posted
289 building violations posted
0 violation hearings to be held

Latest blog post Friday, August 16, 2019

New chief planner coming to Chicago + new data has come to Cityscape
by Steven Vance

Every week a Cityscape membership (which ranges from the free Neighbor level to the paid Permits, Pro, and Enterprise levels, to the Reporter level) becomes more valuable as more features, more data, and more insight are added.

Here are 5 new things this week:

Planning heads up: Chicago is getting a new planning and development commissioner. Maurice Cox is currently the commissioner of the same department for the City of Detroit. Read about some of his initiatives in Detroit. Alex Nitkin, writing for The Daily Line now, has...

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Maurice Cox, center, pointing, leads a group of Cornell University students on a tour of Detroit. Photo by Brandon Choy.


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Permits pulled

New construction permits pulled in Chicago in the last 2 months since Monday, June 17th, 2019

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