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Chicago Plan Commission to sell city land

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By Wadi Reformado | Nov 13, 2016

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The Chicago Plan Commission met Aug. 18 to sell city land.

Here is the meeting's agenda, as provided by the commission:

CHICAGO PLAN COMMISSION

121 North LaSalle Street

10:00 A.M.

Council Chambers – 2

nd Floor, City Hall

Chicago, Illinois 60602

August 18, 2016

REVISED TENTATIVE AGENDA

A. ROLL CALL

B. APPROVAL OF MINUTES FROM THE JULY 21, 2016 CHICAGO PLAN COMMISSION

C. MATTERS TO BE HEARD IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE INTER-AGENCY PLANNING

REFERRAL ACT:

Adjacent Neighbors

1. A resolution recommending a proposed ordinance authorizing the sale of City-owned land

under the Adjacent Neighbors Land Acquisition Program for the property located at 6325

South Rhodes Avenue (16-074-21) 20th Ward

2. A resolution recommending a proposed ordinance authorizing the sale of City-owned land

under the Adjacent Neighbors Land Acquisition Program for the property located at 4025

South Indiana Avenue (16-074-21) 3rd Ward

3. A resolution recommending a proposed ordinance authorizing the sale of City-owned land

under the Adjacent Neighbors Land Acquisition Program for the property located at 438 East

44th Street (16-074-21) 3rd Ward

Negotiated Sales

4. A resolution recommending a proposed ordinance authorizing a negotiated sale of City-owned

land for the property located at 13535 South Calhoun Avenue(16-067-21) 10th Ward

5. A resolution recommending a proposed ordinance authorizing a negotiated sale of City-owned

land for the property located at 3620-32 South Loomis Street (16-068-21) 11th Ward

6. A resolution recommending a proposed ordinance authorizing a negotiated sale of City-owned

land for the property located at 2626 West Division Street (16-069-21) 26th Ward

7. A resolution recommending a proposed ordinance authorizing a negotiated sale of City-owned

land for the property located at 6826 South Justine Street (16-070-21) 16th Ward

8. A resolution recommending a proposed ordinance authorizing a negotiated sale of City-owned

land for the property located at 1501 West School Street (16-071-21) 44th Ward

9. A resolution recommending a proposed ordinance authorizing a negotiated sale of City-owned

land for the property located at 2817-27 North Natoma Avenue (16-072-21) 36th Ward

10. A resolution recommending a proposed ordinance authorizing a negotiated sale of City-owned

land for the property located at 1217 North Bosworth Avenue (16-073-21) 2nd Ward

11. A resolution recommending a proposed ordinance authorizing a negotiated sale of City-owned

land for the property located at 1319 South Western Ave (16-077-21) 28th Ward

Acquisitions and Dispositions

12. A resolution recommending conveying one (1) City Owned land to Neighborspace for the

ownership and preservation of the “Paradise Garden” for the property generally located at

3545 West Lyndale Street/2214 North Drake Avenue. (16-075-21) 35th Ward

13. A resolution recommending the disposition of City-owned parcel of land to Sea Dog Ventures,

Inc. for access road to the South Branch of the Chicago River for use by amphibious,

Commercial Recreational Vehicles (“Duck Boats”) for the property generally located at 2130

South Grove Street (16-076-21) 25th Ward

14. A resolution recommending the disposition of City-owned parcel of land to Clarius Partners,

LLC for the development of Industrial and Retail space for lease or sale to end user business

for the property generally located at 4300 West Roosevelt Rd (16-079-21) 24th Ward

D. MATTERS SUBMITTED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE LAKE MICHIGAN AND CHICAGO

LAKEFRONT PROTECTION ORDINANCE AND/OR THE CHICAGO ZONING ORDINANCE:

1. A proposed amendment to Planned Development No. 527, submitted by Navy Pier Inc., for

the property generally located at 600 East Grand Avenue and within the Public-Use Zone of

the Lake Michigan and Chicago Lakefront Protection District (Application No. 646). The

application proposes to allow for redevelopment of the Headlands sub-area, including the

construction of a welcome pavilion and seasonal ice skating rink; the addition of an

approximately 240-key hotel with both indoor and outdoor, rooftop amenity space, adjacent to

the current exposition hall; the provision of short-term docking facilities along the north side of

Navy Pier; and, the installation of an elevated walkway with an at-grade water feature at the

east end of the Pier. No change is proposed to the underlying zoning of DX-12 (Downtown

Mixed-Use District) as a part of this proposal; upon approval, Planned Development No. 527,

as amended, will be re-established. (42nd Ward)

2. A proposed Waterway Business Planned Development submitted by 322 North Clark, LLC, for

the property generally located at 314-332 N. Clark St., 315-333 N. LaSalle St., 101-131 W.

Carroll Ave. The applicant proposes to rezone the site from a DC-12 (Downtown Core District)

and DC-16 (Downtown Core District) prior to establishing the Waterway Business Planned

Development. The site is currently improved by a multi-story masonry office building, a

furniture store and accessory parking lot. The furniture store building and existing parking lot

will be demolished. The proposal will expand the office building and establish a multi-story

hotel with 500 hotel keys, amenity space for hotel patrons and accessory parking and

accessory and related uses (42nd Ward)

3. A proposed Business Planned Development, submitted by the Applicant, PG Development,

LLC, for the property generally located at 430-438 North LaSalle Street and 142-150 West

Hubbard Street. The Applicant proposes to construct a 235’ building with 199 hotel keys and

ground floor/rooftop commercial space on a 10,575 square foot parcel. The property is

currently zoned DX-7 (Downtown Mixed Use District) and will remain as such prior to

establishing the proposed Business Planned Development. (42nd Ward).

4. A proposed Lake Michigan and Chicago Lakefront Protection Application No. 696 submitted by

65 East Oak Street Owner, LLC, for the property generally located at 57-65 East Oak Street.

The site is currently zoned DX-5 (Mixed Use Downtown District) and will remain as such. The

site is located in the Private Use Zone of the Lake Michigan and Chicago Lakefront Protection

District. The applicant proposes to construct a 4-story commercial retail and restaurant building

(42nd Ward)

5. A proposed Waterway Business Planned Development, submitted by the Applicant, 2017

Mendell Baker, LLC, for the property generally located at 2015-2031 North Mendell Street.

The Applicant proposes to renovate an existing 53,000 square foot building and construct

approximately 14,000 square feet of additional space for use as a high technology office. The

50,729 square foot site will be improved to include accessory parking for 46 vehicles as well as

a landscaped buffer from the Chicago River. The property is currently zoned PMD (Planned

Manufacturing District) 2A and will remain as such prior to establishing the proposed Waterway

Business Planned Development. (2nd Ward)

6. A proposal for the amendment of residential business planned development #1043, submitted

by West Walton Chicago Investors LLC, for the property generally located at 9 W. Walton

Street. The Applicant is proposing to increase the maximum allowable height permitted for

tower 2 from the previously approved 430’ to 456’ to allow for the construction of 2 additional

floors. The increase would include the construction of 5 additional dwelling units on those two

floors. The applicant would be using the Neighborhood Opportunity Bonus to allow for an

additional 0.29 FAR within the planned development. The Applicant is requesting to rezone the

properties from Residential Business Planned Development #1043 to Residential Business

Planned Development #1043, as amended. (2

nd Ward)

7. A proposed Industrial Planned Development, submitted by the Applicant, 31st Street

Operations, LLC, for the property generally located at 3110-3250 South St. Louis Avenue. The

Applicant proposes to renovate an existing 18,000 square foot building and construct a new

11,400 square foot building on the 12.8 acre site in order to establish an auto salvage

yard/recycling facility for approximately 1300 vehicles. The property is currently zoned M1-2

(Limited Manufacturing/Business Park District), M2-1 (Light Industry District) and M3-3 (Heavy

Industry District) and will be rezoned to M3-1 (Heavy Industry District) prior to establishing the

proposed Industrial Planned Development. (22nd Ward)

8. A proposed Residential Planned Development submitted by Mia Property Acquisitions, LLC-

2120 Natchez, for the property generally located at 2102-2120 North Natchez Avenue. The site

is currently zoned RT-4, (Residential Two-Flat, Townhouse and Multi-Unit District) and will

remain as such prior to establishing a residential planned development with 84 residential

dwelling units within 14 (3)-story buildings and 115 accessory parking spaces (29th Ward)

9. A proposed Amendment to Institutional Planned Development #788, submitted by the

Applicant, Convent of the Sacred Heart of Chicago, Illinois, for the property generally located

at 6250 North Sheridan Road and 6217-21 North Kenmore Avenue. The Applicant proposes to

amend IPD #788 by adding a 7,450 square foot parcel located at 6217-21 North Kenmore

Avenue and zoned RM-6 (Residential Multi-Unit District) into the boundary of IPD #788. The

added parcel is currently used as an accessory parking lot and will continue to be used as an

accessory parking lot. (48th Ward).

10. A proposed Residential Planned Development (Application No. 18689), submitted by 450

Belmont Properties, LLC, for the property generally located at 450 West Belmont Avenue and

also located within the Private-Use Zone of the Lake Michigan and Chicago Lakefront

Protection District (Application No. 697). The Applicant is proposing to construct a 179’ – 0”

tall, 80 dwelling unit building with parking stalls for 48 vehicles. The Applicant is requesting to

rezone the property from RM 6.5 (Residential Multi-Unit District) to a Residential Planned

Development. (44th Ward)

11. A presentation by Chicago Neighborhood Initiatives Inc., for the property generally located

716 East 111th Street. The project proposal includes a food warehouse distribution center with

accessory parking and related uses. The site is currently zoned Planned Development No.

1167 and is located in Subarea H of Planned Development No. 1167. (9th Ward)

E. MATTERS DEFERRED IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 17-13-0108 OF THE CHICAGO

ZONING ORDINANCE:

1. A proposal to establish a residential planned development submitted by Morningside Stewart,

LLC, for the property generally located at 4525 North Kenmore Avenue. The Applicant is

proposing to rehabilitate the existing, vacant 5-story building and convert it into a multi-unit

residential building that holds 64 dwelling units and approximately 100 off-street parking

spaces. The site is currently zoned RT-4, Residential Two-Flat, Townhouse and Multi-Unit

District, and will remain as such. (46th Ward) Deferred to date certain of September 15,

2016.

Adjournment:

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