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Real Estate and Development

Plan Commission approves South Loop private school amid community opposition

The Chicago Plan Commission unanimously approved last week a private school for a part of the South Loop neighborhood that is known as the Roosevelt Collection. However, the local alderman is among those against the proposal.     

Developer McCaffery Interest Inc. is seeking permission to build a two-story, 75,000 square-foot building for the British School, a private school that already has a campus for elementary and secondary school students in the Lincoln Park neighborhood. 

Mining firm picks Michigan Avenue building for new Chicago HQ

Cabrini residents sue CHA over future housing plans

Community leaders in Cabrini-Green are suing the Chicago Housing Authority in an attempt to preserve public housing in the neighborhood.

On Thursday, the resident-led Cabrini Local Advisory Council filed a lawsuit against CHA which calls on the agency to keep market-rate units out of its redevelopment plans for the Frances Cabrini Rowhouses, a 584-unit low rise housing complex in Cabrini.

Plan Commission approves Hyde Park Tower

The Chicago Plan Commission approved on Thursday a 13-story apartment and retail tower at 1330 E. 53rd St. that supporters and foes alike say will alter the character of the Hyde Park neighborhood.

Chicago-based Mesa Development, LLC submitted plans for the modular tower that will include 30,000 square feet of retail space on the first floor, 218 parking spaces on the second and third floors, and 267 apartment units in the remaining stories. The property, which is owned by the University of Chicago, is currently the site of a Mobile gas station.

Express to open State Street store

Skokie investor buys medical offices in Elk Grove Village

Chicago Cubs seek to add new Wrigley gate

OUT Hotel could downsize, but 'it has to be a win-win'

New condo sales rise downtown, shrinking supply

Target plans new construction, shows first designs