Category Archives: Zoning

Ald. Napolitano opposes 297-unit plan due to density, school overcrowding concerns

by BRIAN NADIG Concerns about density and school overcrowding have led Alderman Anthony Napolitano (41st) to withhold his support for a plan to build 297 apartments near Higgins and Cumberland avenues. Napolitano’s

Community meeting held on plan to demolish Monastero’s and build church

by BRIAN NADIG The Monastero’s restaurant and banquet facility at 3935 W. Devon Ave. would be demolished under a proposal to build a 50-foot-tall church and community center there. The Monastero’s family

24-unit apartment building planned for site across from Schurz HS

by BRIAN NADIG A four-story building with storefronts and 24 apartments is one of two recent development proposals for the 3600 block of North Milwaukee Avenue. A zoning application could be filed

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