May 2021 Plan Commission Hearing

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Address (Community Area, Ward) Agenda Description Materials (posted by Wednesday, May 5) Draft Presentation (posted by Monday, May 17)

6100-6136 S. Halsted St./
801-811 W. 61st St.
(Englewood, 16th Ward)

A proposed planned development, submitted by Englewood Phase 1, LLC, for the property generally located at 6100-36 South Halsted Street and 801-11 West 61st Street. The applicant is proposing to rezone the property from B2-2 (Neighborhood Mixed-Use District) to B2-3 (Neighborhood Mixed-Use District) and then to a Residential Business Planned Development with two Subareas to be constructed in two phases. On Subarea A, the applicant will construct a 55’-0” tall 56-unit multi-family residential building with residential, amenity, and commercial uses on the ground floor, residential uses on the upper floors, 22 accessory vehicular parking stalls, and 1 loading berth.

PD Application

Presentation

142-172 W. Chicago Ave./800-934 N. LaSalle Dr./
132-314 W. Walton St./801-921 & 828-950 N. Wells St./201-315 & 230-314 W. Oak St./859-1037 & 930-1036 N. Franklin St./210-232 W. Chestnut St./200-210 W. Institute Pl.
(Near North Side, 2nd and 27th Wards)

 A proposed Residential-Business-Institutional Planned Development, submitted by North Union LLC and The Moody Bible Institute of Chicago, for the properties generally located at 142-172 West Chicago Avenue, 800-934 North LaSalle Drive, 132-314 West Walton Street, 801-921 and 828-950 North Wells Street, 201-315 and 230-314 West Oak Street, 859-1037 and 930-1036 North Franklin Street, 210-232 West Chestnut Street, and 200-210 West Institute Place. The applicants are proposing to rezone the site from Institutional Planned Development #477 and C1-3 (Neighborhood Commercial District) to DX-5 (Downtown Mixed-Use District) and then to a Residential-Business-Institutional Planned Development to permit (i) the continued institutional use of the Moody Bible Institute and the future development up to 1,372 dwelling units on the Moody site (Subareas A and D) and (ii) the construction of a multi-building planned development consisting of 2,656 dwelling units and approximately 1 parking space per 2 residential units. A 0.57 FAR (Floor Area Ratio) bonus will be taken and the overall FAR of the planned development will be 5.57.

PD Application

Presentation

159-185 N. Green St./801-825 W. Lake St./
162-184 N. Halsted St.
(Near West Side, 27th Ward)

A proposed amendment to Business Planned Development #1359, submitted by Sc Lake LLC, for the property generally located at 159-185 N. Green Street, 801-825 W. Lake Street and 162-184 N. Halsted Street. The applicant proposes to rezone properties zoned DS-3 (Downtown Service District) and Business Planned Development 1359, to DX-7 (Downtown Mixed-Use District) underlying, and then to Business Planned Development #1359, as amended. The applicant proposes to amend the boundaries of Subarea B of the previously approved planned development to incorporate an approximately 5,000 square foot additional parcel of land and to redevelop the new enlarged Subarea B with a 7-story, 109’-tall office building containing approximately 7,500 square feet of retail on the ground floor.  An interim use of an approximately 5,000 square foot outdoor patio for the existing restaurant is proposed. A 4.5 FAR (Floor Area Ratio) bonus will be taken on the parcel of land being added to Subarea B, resulting in a total FAR of 6.25 for Subarea B. The overall FAR of the planned development will remain unchanged at 11.5. No changes to Subarea A of the planned development are proposed. PD Amendment Application

Presentation

640 W. Washington Blvd.
(Near West Side, 42nd Ward)

A proposed Residential-Business Planned Development, submitted by 640 West Washington, LLC, for the property generally located at 640 W. Washington Boulevard. The applicant proposes to rezone the site from DX-7 (Downtown Mixed-Use District) to a Residential-Business Planned Development. The applicant proposes to construct a 47-story, 515’- tall building with 413 residential units, 217 bicycle parking spaces, 137 accessory vehicular parking spaces and approximately 8,000 square feet of retail, commercial and accessory uses on the ground floor. A 4.5 FAR (Floor Area Ratio) bonus will be taken and the overall FAR of the planned development will be 11.5.

PD Application

Presentation

210 S. Canal St./307-09 S. Clinton St./310 S. Canal St.
(Near West Side, 42nd Ward)

A proposed amendment to Business Planned Development #376, submitted by Amtrak, for the properties generally located at 210 South Canal, 307-09 South Clinton, and 310 South Canal Streets. The applicant is proposing to amend Business Planned Development #376, specifically statement 16 to allow for a minor change to transfer 417,344 square feet of FAR building area from Subarea B to Subarea A and to transfer of 7,868 square feet of FAR building area from Subarea C to A, prior to establishing Business Planned Development #376, as amended. There are no proposed changes to the properties.

PD Amendment Application

Presentation

2139 W. Pershing Rd./2159 W. Pershing Rd.
(New City, 12th Ward) 

A proposed planned development, submitted by Code RE Partners, Inc., for the property generally located at 2139 W. Pershing Road and 2159 W. Pershing Road. The applicant is proposing to rezone the subject property from M2-3 (Light Industry District) to B2-3 (Neighborhood Mixed-Use District) and then to a Residential-Business Planned Development. The applicant proposes the redevelopment and adaptive reuse of two existing former industrial buildings into 120 units of housing at 2159 W. Pershing Road, and 39 units of housing and commercial or office space at 2139 W. Pershing Road. The applicant will also construct 141 parking spaces and a shared amenity space between the buildings.

PD Application  Presentation

 

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May 20, 2021
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