January 2021 Plan Commission Hearing
Due to the ongoing public health crisis, this meeting will be held virtually starting at 10 a.m. on Thursday, January 21.
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|Address (Community Area, Ward)||Agenda Description||Materials (posted by Wednesday, January 6)||Draft Presentation (posted by Monday, January 18)|
1601 N. Clark St.
|A proposed Lake Michigan and Chicago Lakefront Protection Ordinance application, submitted by the Chicago History Museum, for the property generally located at 1601 N. Clark Street. The property is zoned POS-1 and is within the Public Use Zone of the Lake Michigan and Chicago Lakefront Protection District. The applicant is proposing to renovate the grounds surrounding the museum building with an outdoor exhibit trail as well as sub-grade roof repairs. No changes to the footprint, square footage, or façade of the building are proposed.||LPO Application|
311-315 N. Sangamon St./
|A proposed planned development, submitted by MRR 311 N. Sangamon, LLC, for the property generally located at 311-315 N. Sangamon St./901-25 W. Wayman St./310-314 N. Peoria St. The applicant proposes to rezone the property from C1-1 (Neighborhood Commercial District) and DX-3 (Downtown Mixed-Use District) to a unified DX-5 (Downtown Mixed-Use District) prior to establishing a Business Planned Development. The applicant will preserve the existing four-story building located at 310 N. Peoria, and add a partial fifth-story addition as part of this proposed development. The Applicant proposes to demolish the building located at 311 N. Sangamon and construct a new building. The combined buildings will contain approximately 6,000 square feet of first floor commercial space, office space on the upper floors, and a 296-key hotel. There are zero parking spaces, and the maximum height of the new building is 149 feet, 4 inches.||PD Application|
1357 N. Elston Ave.
|A proposed planned development, submitted by 1357 Property Owner LLC, for the property generally located at 1357 North Elston Avenue. The applicant is proposing to rezone the property from M3-3 (Heavy Industry District) to C3-3 (Commercial Manufacturing and Employment District) and then to a Waterway Business Planned Development. The applicant proposes the planned development to allow for the conversion of the site to a commercial development containing office, eating and drinking establishments, venue space and other commercial uses. The site will have 17 on-site vehicular parking stalls. Additionally, the applicant has signed a letter of intent to landmark the site in the future.|
|255 E. 63rd St.
(Greater Grand Crossing, 20th Ward)
|A proposed planned development, submitted by Chicago Transit Authority, for the property generally located at 255 East 63rd Street. The site is currently zoned M1-2 (Limited Manufacturing/Business Park District) and B3-3 (Community Shopping District). The applicant is proposing to rezone the site to M2-1 (Light Industry District) and then to a Planned Development. The applicant proposes the construction of a 43' – tall, 61,240 square foot maintenance facility for non-revenue track vehicles.|
319-331 E. 43rd St./
|A proposed planned development, submitted by 43 Green JV, LLC, for the property generally located at 319-331 East 43rd Street and 4300-4318 South Calumet Avenue. The site is currently zoned RM-5 (Residential Multi-Unit District). The applicant is proposing to rezone the site to B2-3 (Neighborhood Mixed-Use District) and then to a Planned Development. The applicant proposes the construction of a ten-story mixed use project with 99 residential units, 25 parking spaces and approximately 5,300 sf of ground floor commercial space.||PD Application||Presentation|