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Chicago CityscapeThe zoning matrix automatically fills in (1) landmark districts, (2) lakefront protection district, (3) zoning overlay district, and (4) pedestrian street. This examples has (2) and (3). 1
Chicago CityscapeRT @rwdobbs: @ChiBuildings That's great - more integration into the 606 equals a better pedestrian experience. 1
Chicago Cityscape@ArchiJake @CYimby It’s in the part of the ordinance that says in the west, south, and southeast zones that says a backyard house can only be built when there’s an owner occupied 1-4 unit house. 0
Chicago Cityscape@meptrsn yep, I would call that trail-oriented just by not having a fence! 0
Chicago CityscapeNew image created by Steven Vance: Construction progresses at “Trailhead” next to the Bloomingdale Trail. This is “T2OD”: It’s trail and transit-oriented development. – See it here: https://t.co/LXcTQwB9xA 0
Chicago Cityscape@ArchiJake @CYimby For interior ADUs the only limit is FAR and setbacks; just backyard houses are extremely limited (which may inhibit new construction if they’re required to be so small) 0
Chicago CityscapeRT @AssessorCook: We’re excited to announce “Racial Equity and Real Estate Conversations,” an educational series about how race, housing, a… 9
Chicago Cityscape@ArchiJake @CYimby Yes. If the rear house doesn’t meet the coach house definition in the ordinance then it would be considered a principal building and only one principal building is allowed per lot 0
Chicago CityscapeNew rendering created by SCB: Renovation and façade redesign of an existing building, formerly occupied by Northern Trust and purchased by 601W in 2019. – See it here: https://t.co/qFOJhNvwPO 1
Chicago CityscapeIt’s being replaced by 304 apartments. And, like, a walkable street? https://t.co/irqxYm3IgY 1
Chicago Cityscape@ArchiJake @CYimby That’s about how much space a backyard house is limited to om a standard sized lot. The ADU ordinance allows up to 700 sf but only if that’s 60% of the rear yard, which can be achieved only on larger lots. 0
Chicago Cityscape@ArchiJake @CYimby The Ordinance allows rear houses to be built first in the North and Northwest pilot areas 0
Chicago CityscapeIt is trail-oriented in that there’s a ramp between the Bloomingdale Trail and the upper level of the building for a future café access. 0
Chicago CityscapeSneak peak for the Chicago architects: A new website feature will help you fill out a zoning matrix for your permit applications by pre-filling the code references and requirements. Click any cell to edit, then export to a spreadsheet. 1
Chicago CityscapeHere’s the press release from the mall owner (which is not Westfield anymore, and they weren’t the original developer, of course). Side note: I used to shop here and hang out here from about 1997 to 2005. https://t.co/o7wwYvWgzZ 0
Chicago Cityscapehousing discussion on Wednesday https://t.co/AjpbFXN0zA 0
Chicago CityscapeRT @SorenSpicknall: I recently began a new photo series, documenting buildings in the days between issuance of a demolition permit and tear… 5
Chicago CityscapeNew rendering created by SCB: Renovation and façade redesign of an existing building, formerly occupied by Northern Trust and purchased by 601W in 2019. – See it here: https://t.co/uQmku28FE8 0
Chicago CityscapeHere’s the announcement last month https://t.co/mp6EODgR7c 0