• St. Matthias Rectory Would Become Apartments And Townhomes Under Developer’s New Proposal

    by Alex V Hernandez / Block Club Chicago / February 14, 2023

    Ald. Andre Vasquez rejected a previous proposal for the property after neighbors raised several objections, including the size and look of apartments to be built next to the closed rectory.

    LINCOLN SQUARE — A developer reworked plans to build homes in and around the rectory at St. Matthias Catholic Church in Lincoln Square, but neighbors still said they’re worried about traffic and parking during and after construction.

    Developer CKG Realty Group, LLC’s new plan would renovate the existing rectory at 2300 W. Ainslie St., into a 12-unit apartment building. It would also build five new townhomes on the Oakley side of the property.

    A previous version of the plan called for two separate apartment buildings on the site, one with eight units and one with seven, but Ald. Andre Vasquez (40th) rejected it amid neighbor complaints about its size and other issues. Read more HERE





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