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Proposed Planned Development Projects

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The Emerson Planned Development

1900 Sherman Avenue, Evanston, IL

The applicant, The Housing Authority of Cook County, submits for a Map Amendment from the R6 to C1a Zoning District, Special Use for multifamily dwelling units, and a Planned Development to construct a 16-story, 172'-8" tall 168 unit age-restricted residential b1900 Sherman Aveuilding with 37 below grade parking spaces. The applicant proposes to provide 20% of the units affordable to households at or below 50% of AMI and another 10% of units at 80%-120% AMI.

Current Status: Pending staff review.


1555 Ridge Avenue Planned Development

1555 Ridge Avenue, Evanston, IL

The applicant, Thomas Meador, submits for a Special Use for a Planned Development to construct a 5-story, 68 unit residential building with 61 parking spaces on the ground level in the R6 General Residential District.

Current Status: The City Council approved this project on April 27, 2020.



601 Davis Street Planned Development

601 Davis Street, Evanston, IL

Rendering - NW Perspective

The applicant, Davis Street Development Company 2015, LLC, submits a planned development application to construct a 18-story Class A office building with 39 parking spaces and  4,500 SF of ground floor retail space.

Current Status: The City Council approved this project on April 27, 2020.


The Legacy Planned Development

1621-1631 Chicago Avenue, Evanston, IL


The applicant, Horizon Realty Group, submits a planned development application to construct a 19-story apartment building with 240 units, 85 subterranean parking spaces, and approximately 3,540 SF of ground floor retail space. 

Current Status:  The Plan Commission voted to continue this item to the next in-person Plan Commission meeting.

Next Meeting: Plan Commission - TBD at 7:00 PM


1012-1034 Chicago Avenue Potential Planned Development

  • 1012-1034 Chicago Avenue, Evanston, IL

    The owners of The Autobarn and Oscar Isberian Rugs shared their intentions of exploring opportunities for the redevelopment of their properties on the west side of Chicago Avenue, between Greenleaf and Lee Streets, as they reposition their businesses’ footprints on Chicago Avenue. The parcels are zoned a mix of C1a and C2, and directly abut the CTA railway embankment.

    The property owners, in partnership with the City, initiated a process to engage both the community and City staff on feedback for the site prior to the selection of a developer and determining a development project for the site. The public was invited to participate in two initial opportunities, summaries of input is provided below:

    March 13  Design and Project Review Committee (DAPR) meeting


    April 4th Special Town Hall Meeting


    Current Status: No Application has been filed.

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