CHICAGO — Neighbors are invited to share their thoughts Monday with Ald. Daniel La Spata (1st) on two different project proposals, the first in the East Village, and the second in Logan Square.
La Spata will host back-to-back meetings on July 22 at his ward office, 1958 N. Milwaukee Ave.
At 6 p.m., La Spata will discuss 1150 N. Hermitage Ave., where the property owner, Wellie Partners LLC, has applied for a zoning change to expand the existing building into a residential building. If approved, a three-story, three-unit addition would be created above the existing one-story attached garage, creating a total of seven units on the site.
A four-story, mixed-use building with a one-story, four-car attached garage is currently located at the site.
At 8 p.m., the alderman discuss 1836 N. Albany Ave., where the property owner, Michael Bergeson, applied for a zoning change to demolish the property and replace it with a new 4,830 square feet, three-story, three-unit building with a basement, three balconies and a three-car detached garage.
The site, located about a block north of the Bloomingdale Trail, currently features a two-unit building that was built in 1896, according to property owner. It has been rehabbed multiple times and the foundation needs to be replaced, Bergeson said in an email to zoning attorney Thomas Raines. (Zettel shared this email with Block Club).
The 1st Ward office has received “numerous resident complaints about the proposed density and massing of the rear building” that is part of the 1150 N. Hermitage Ave. project, 1st Ward staffer Nick Zettel said. Because neighbors opposed a zoning change, La Spata’s office asking Wellie Partners to submit revised plans that would reduce density.
Those who cannot attend the meetings can share feedback via email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Renderings of the two proposed projects can be found below.
1150 N. Hermitage Ave. — East Village
1836 N. Albany Ave. — Logan Square
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