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"Chicago Cityscape represents a smart solution to the problem of uncoordinated public information. The City of Chicago data portal and other available public databases can in their complexity to use discourage users, Chicago Cityscape's database makes retrieving information easy for all levels of user sophistication. Utilizing the data and report pages can create new ideas to solve old problems. It assists in my community volunteer activities to identify potential solutions for legislation, property inventory management, volunteer resource optimization, development/demolition watch and city infrastructure transparency."

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New construction

New construction projects in Chicago since Thursday, March 26th, 2020

Chicago stats today
Thu, Apr. 2nd, 2020

0 building permits posted
0 new construction permits posted
67 building violations posted
242 violation hearings to be held

Latest blog post Wednesday, April 01, 2020

See what’s in the development pipeline
by Steven Vance

Our latest map takes advantage of information we’ve been collecting and summarizing for years and makes it easier to see, in a quick glance, the locations and kinds of projects that people are proposing across Chicago.

Every month when the new zoning change applications are submitted to City Council, our team member Alex L. reads through each application and summarizes and categorizes them. He also records important details on each application like the applicant’s name, the owner’s name, the architect, and the lawyer and law firm (over 2,200 names noted so far).

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Permits pulled

New construction permits pulled in Chicago in the last 2 months since Sunday, February 2nd, 2020

Click on a company or person name to view their in-depth profile, with project history, map, and associated companies

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