Affordable Housing Near Lincoln Square Brown Line, Other Projects Approved By Key Zoning Committee
by Quinn Meyers / Block Club Chicago / November 29, 2022
The approval comes after years of tense community meetings about the Lincoln Square project, which will sit directly across from the Western Avenue Brown Line station.
LINCOLN SQUARE — An affordable housing project that would bring 63 apartments to the heart of Lincoln Square received key city approval Tuesday.
The six-story, 63-unit development at 4715 N. Western Ave. is planned for a parking lot across the street from the Western Avenue Brown Line station. It will include ground-floor commercial space and 18 public parking spaces.
The project was one of numerous items approved by the City Council’s zoning committee Tuesday, including an affordable development in Lakeview and residential units and a hotel on Motor Row in the South Loop. Each development must now be approved by the full City Council.
The Lincoln Square development has been controversial and underwent several revisions since it was first proposed in 2020. Read more HERE