Roughly half of the vacant Mision Cristiana structure collapsed in the middle of an adaptive reuse project early Monday morning. The plan called for the former church to be converted into two townhomes and a pair of single family homes.
Although built as recently as 2010, this four-bedroom, four-and-a-half bath property reportedly underwent a five year renovation by its original owners and now includes custom exotic woods, metal, and frosted glass throughout.
Situated on the eastern edge of Wicker Park and Noble Square not far from the Kennedy Expressway, the new five-story rental building at 1545 W. North Avenue is wrapping up work and is ready to lease its 30 units.
An old Wicker Park building in a prime location is being marketed as a redevelopment opportunity, but preservationists are concerned that the building at 1530 N. Damen could potentially be demolished in order to construct a new development at the site.
For all of its trendiness, Chicago's Wicker Park is still rich with classic options for luxury buyers with more vintage tastes. Take, for example, this spacious 1891 brick and stone Victorian located on W. Caton Street.
The 606 will celebrate its first birthday with a day-long event on Saturday, June 4. The event will bring a block party-like atmosphere to the elevated trail and will include food, music, and community processions along its 2.7 miles.
Beyond the exposed brick walls and raw timber ceilings that are found in many similar lofts, this one features large windows, reclaimed building materials, high end appliances, and a wood burning fireplace.
Built in 1874 on an oversized lot and recently restored, this home combines historic charm with many built-in modern conveniences. A wood-lovers dream, nearly all of the home’s interior features impressive custom millwork and cabinetry.