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Walter Burnett Jr.

Walter Burnett Jr.
Walter Burnett Jr.

West Loop Alderman, Neighbors Worry Sterling Bay’s 33-Story Fulton Market Apartment Tower Will Make Traffic Problems Worse

Ald. Walter Burnett Jr. asked the developer to look into adding a drive-in, drop-off area to alleviate traffic on Morgan. “Something has to be done because right now it’s not working,” Burnett said.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

City Council Lifts Residential Ban In Fulton Market, Opening Door To West Loop Housing Boom

Long off limits for residential projects, the approval now means new developments are allowed within the Kinzie Corridor Overlay District, bounded by Ogden Avenue, Carroll Avenue, Hubbard Street, Halsted and Wayman streets.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

Developer Unveils 7-Story Office Building In West Loop, The Latest Plan For The Booming Area

Ald. Walter Burnett Jr. (27th) said the neighborhood was “blessed” developers' interest hasn’t tempered during the pandemic.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

New Zoning Rules Would Open The Door For Residential Development In Long Off-Limits Stretch Of Fulton Market

The alderman has long eschewed residential development north of Lake Street, but a new measure could lift the de facto ban for a small portion of Fulton Market.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

Damen Green Line Station Will Break Ground This Summer Despite 2-Year Delay, City Says

City officials have promised a Green Line station to fill the gap between California and Ashland stops for years. The new station will right a historic wrong, Ald. Burnett said.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

With Residential Projects Allowed North Of Lake Street, Developer Proposes 32-Story High-Rise In Fulton Market

Fulton St. Companies wants to bring 433 apartments to 1201 W. Fulton Market St., an area that had long been off-limits for new residences.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

Design Of 10-Story Fulton Market Office Project Leaves Some Neighbors Unimpressed

The team behind the proposal hopes to weigh feedback from the community against guidelines handed down from the city’s planning and landmarks departments.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

Plumbers Union Unveils Plans For 500-Space Parking Garage In West Loop

The plumbers union would use some of the parking floors and others would be rented out. The ground floor could include a restaurant or cafe, too.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

Plumbers Union To Detail Plans For Office Building, 500-Space Parking Garage In West Loop On Monday

The union will outline its plans for the site during a virtual meeting at 6 p.m.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

Northwest Side Affordable Housing Proposal Tests Lightfoot’s Resolve On ‘Aldermanic Privilege’

Ald. Nicholas Sposato's plan to downzone a property at 6001 W. Lawrence Ave. would hobble a nonprofit's plan to build an all-affordable 48-unit housing development.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park

Developers Break Ground On 26-Story, 11-Story Apartment Towers In West Loop

The project will bring 500 new apartments to West Randolph Street near Union Park.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop