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Near West Design Review Case Report


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Project Information

Near West Case #  NW 2017-021

Address: 1318 West 58th Street
Company: Vision, LLC
Architect: Works Architecture

Proposed construction of a 20-unit townhouse development in the Detroit-Shoreway neighborhood


Committee Actions/Submissions

Date: June 21, 2017
Committee: Staff
Action Type: Initial Plan Submission
Date: June 28, 2017
Committee: Local Design Review Committee
Action Type: Approved with Conditions

Committee moved to recommend schematic approval of the project design and materials pallette with the understanding that the project sponsors would return after further study of: (1) the inclusion of additional windows on the second floor of the larger corner units; (2) the addition of decorative fencing to screen the view of the trash bins when viewed from the intersection of the North and Center drive aisles; and (3) the inclusion of sustainable drainage methods in conjunction with the City's efforts to renovate Herman Park.  The Committee further recommended the project sponsors return with lighting and landscape plans and renderings/perspectives depicting the appearance of the pilot house feature as a 4th floor addition atop the building mass as viewed from Herman Ave. and W. 58th Street.

Date: July 14, 2017
Committee: Staff
Action Type: Revised Plan Submission
Date: July 18, 2017
Committee: Local Design Review Committee
Action Type: No Action Taken


Date: July 21, 2017
Committee: City Planning Commission
Action Type: Approved

Applicant asked for Final Approval at table, and this was granted by the Commission. Return to staff for details.