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Walter Burnett Jr.

Walter Burnett Jr.
Walter Burnett Jr.

After 4 Wounded In West Loop Drive-By, Police Will Push To Temporarily Close Alhambra Palace, Alderman Says

Ald. Walter Burnett said he's asked the Mayor's Office for a special entertainment police detail in Fulton Market, an area crawling with tourists and people enjoying nights out on the town.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

Ukrainian Village Residents Fight Proposed Gas Station: ‘It Doesn’t Do Anything For The Community’

A company wants approval from the city to build a gas station at Grand and Western avenues. Neighbors say it will harm quality of life, and they want it stopped.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

With Ban On New Apartments In Fulton Market Lifted, High-Rise Proposals Keep Flooding In

Developer Trammell Crow wants to build a 33-story apartment high-rise and a 26-story office tower and would make an acre of parkland open to the public.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

Medical District Zoning Changes To Expand Development Get Committee Approval

The area could undergo a shift, from being primarily a medical district to becoming a "truly mixed-use neighborhood," a city official said.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

Sterling Bay Breaks Ground On Office Tower Near Ace Hotel After Pandemic Delay

The office building at 345 N. Morgan St. is expected to be finished by summer 2022.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

Illinois Medical District Hosts Job, Resource And Health Fair Thursday

The fair will run 10 a.m.-4 p.m at the Illinois Medical District headquarters, 2100 W. Harrison St.

Citywide

Sterling Bay Pitches 25-Story Apartment Tower In Fulton Market — But City Wants More Affordable Units

Ald. Walter Burnett (27th) said the project could be stalled because the city and developers don't agree on how many on-site affordable units there should be.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

West Loop Apartment Complex Could Bring Nearly 300 More Units To Neighborhood

The proposed building on Washington Boulevard would include 288 apartments, retail and a rooftop deck.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

Former Home To La Luce — And Michael Jordan’s Old Office — Set For Historic Landmark Status

The building's owners applied for a demolition permit last year, but the community fought back.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

Developer’s Plan To Replace Office Building With Apartments In Fulton Market Gets Key City Approval

Months after city officials lifted a ban on housing north of Lake Street, the Committee on Zoning approved LG Development's revised plan for a 19-story, 414-unit apartment building at 210 N. Aberdeen St.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

New Fulton Market Lab Incubator Hopes To Spur Life Sciences, Biotech Hub In Chicago

City officials and the team behind Fulton Labs cut the ribbon Thursday on the 14-story complex at 1375 W. Fulton Market St.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

With Ban On Residential North Of Lake Lifted, Developer Unveils 34-Story Fulton Market Tower

Ald. Walter Burnett Jr. (27th), who previously opposed residential north of Lake Street, is waiting on community feedback before weighing on the development.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

Developers To Present Plans For 32-Story Fulton Market High-Rise, Part Of Emerging Housing Boom North Of Lake Street

Developers aim to bring 433 apartments to 1201 W. Fulton Market St., an area that had long been off-limits to new residences. It currently houses the Revel Fulton Market event space.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

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
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