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913-925 N Hoyne Ave.
UKRAINIAN VILLAGE— Attention all you armchair developers! A large site containing a church and school just hit the auction block. You are explicitly encouraged to bring housing plans to the site, at 913-925 N Hoyne, which is zoned to allow up to 17 residences. Submit your sealed bid (starting at $1M) and consider what works best— new-build or conversion.
HIGHLAND PARK— For your Frank Lloyd Wright fix, we bring you the George Millard house, on the market for nearly a year now on the Highland Park lakefront. The ask has inched down from $1.399M to $1.25M. While relatively simple, it's definitely one of the most pristine and well-conceived Wright houses you'll find anywhere.
LINCOLN PARK— Anyone remember the New City development slated for the heart of the North/Clybourn shopping district? Well, it has new legs thanks to a new investment partnership and the fortuitous sale of a neighboring site. The proposal's residential component came and went, and now returns at a more practical scale. The Mariano's-anchored retail component will total 370,000 sf.
UPTOWN— A battered and vulnerable high-rise proposal for 3750 N Halsted has a new champion in Ald. James Cappleman. The tentatively-approved proposal has been altered to reduce massing and height. Even so, vehement neighborhood opposition remains. Cappleman may have just made himself some new enemies.