Learn about a property, place, or person
|Name footer||Neighborhood footer||City footer||Category footer||Source footer|
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
Latest blog post Saturday, March 27, 2021
See Carmin’s future backyard ADU
by Steven Vance
I’ve talked about Carmin Ballou a couple of times on this blog. Her parents moved in with her, her partner, and their two school-age children right before the COVID-19 pandemic started to upend lives in March 2020. Many combined and multi-generational families yearn for more space, including Carmin’s.
At first, the originally proposed ADU ordinance’s treatment of certain residential zoning districts was going to require that Carmin and her partner obtain a “special use permit” through a process that would have resulted in hiring an attorney and appearing before the Zoning Board of Appeals.
Thankfully, that version of the ordinance was modified to include RS-2 zoning districts “as of right”, and fortunately, the ordinance’s pilot area included her house. Since winter started, Carmin and her architect, Doug Sandberg, have been working on a design for a small one...
Recently added renderings view the full map
New construction permits pulled in Chicago in the last 2 months since Saturday, February 13th, 2021
Click on a company or person name to view their in-depth profile, with project history, map, and associated companies
Show Light Mode - load the homepage faster