The on-again, off-again redevelopment of the east facet of Rush Road at Viagra Triangle is on once more, with a revised plan for 1045 North Rush Street. That’s the 2 retail areas subsequent to Carmine’s restaurant, the place the Alfredo sauce is so good it turns again right into a brick of cheese in case you put the leftovers in your fridge in a single day.
We last told you about plans for this house in 2018, when Mid-America Group was flogging its retail potential and there was a request to make its zoning extra zonier.
That DR-Three change by no means got here, so now 42nd Ward Alderman Brendan Reilly is telling his constituents that the brand new hotness from LFI Improvement is a five-story mixed-use constructing that matches inside the current DX-7 project. Meaning much less problem for the developer. However not zero problem, as a result of it’s nonetheless inside the Lakefront Safety zone, and bureaucrats gotta bureaucrat.
If the stamps get pounding, this Booth Hansen-designed constructing can have retail house on the bottom ground, adopted by a three-story restaurant, then a single residence on the high. Whoever lives in that house will get a rooftop terrace to… hang around the laundry or one thing. Additionally included is a parking house, which is accessed through a secret automobile elevator on the loading dock. When you’re underground, your automobile spins round on a turntable so you possibly can exit. Entry to your house is through an underground passage resulting in an elevator. Hold some blinky Christmas lights on the wall and faux you’re Bruce Wayne.