Category Archives: Zoning

Committee approves Northwest Hwy proposal; one member rips project opponents for “racist tendencies”

by BRIAN NADIG The City Council Zoning Committee at its May 22 meeting approved a controversial plan to build a five-story storage warehouse and a housing development at 5150 N. Northwest Highway.

16-story Jeff Park building on Lipps okayed; possible 30-unit building on Lawrence

by BRIAN NADIG A 16-story development in Jefferson Park crossed its first zoning hurdle last week, and documents show that the developer has considered building a nearby apartment structure at 5237 W.

Update given on former Lawrel store site

by BRIAN NADIG Updates on the former Lawrel Liquors site, a possible new park and a recently formed bike trail alliance were given at the May 11 meeting of the Mayfair Civic

Mixed-use plan raises parking concerns

by BRIAN NADIG Concerns that a proposed 21-unit apartment complex with seven storefronts on the former site of Eden’s Banquets, 6311-23 N. Pulaski Road, would worsen the area’s parking congestion were raised

Compromise not reached, but Arena says 5150 project would not be larger than currently planned

by BRIAN NADIG A May 15 meeting that included Alderman John Arena (45th) and opponents of a controversial plan to build an apartment complex and warehouse at 5150 N. Northwest Highway did

Hearing postponed on 5150 N. Northwest Hwy.

by BRIAN NADIG The City Council Zoning Committee postponed a May 9 hearing on a proposed self-storage facility and housing development at 5150 N. Northwest Hwy. and instead will hold a special