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Chicago Plan Commission

Traffic questions delay panel review of post office plan

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. 

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.

Plan Commission endorses new Rehabilitation Institute, 1,836-space parking garage at U of C Medical Center

Plans are moving forward for the construction of a new facility for the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago. The Chicago Plan Commission approved a proposal Wednesday that would relocate the rehab hospital from 345 E. Superior to 630 N. McClurg Court, a move of only a few blocks for the Streeterville facility.

Designers talk plans for Bulls' new practice facility

Architects and representatives from the Chicago Bulls and United Center shed light Wednesday on some of the design elements of the Bulls’ new downtown training facility, which they expect to have completed by the 2014-15 season.

City panel to review Rehab Institute hospital plan

City panel clears expanding Northerly Island concert seating

A proposal by the Chicago Park District that will more than double concert pavilion capacity at Northerly Island received the approval of the Chicago Planning Commission today and will now be considered by the City Council.