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Near West Design Review Case Report


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Project Information

Near West Case #  NW 2012-039

Address: 4405 Clark Avenue
Company: Rakauskas Architecture
Architect: John Rakauskas

Make alterations to first floor of one-story retail building to accommodate laundromat use by extending the current recessed storefront out to the street line so that it is in line with front wall of adjacent commercial structure located at 4401 Clark Avenue.  Eventually, laundromat facility will occupy the first floor of both buildings.  The structural integrity of the existing wall has been compromised, so immediate facade repair is required.


Committee Actions/Submissions

Date: November 29, 2012
Committee: Staff
Action Type: Initial Plan Submission
Date: December 18, 2012
Committee: Local Design Review Committee
Action Type: Approved with Conditions

Committee moved to approve the building's facade design with the understanding that the rebuilt wall be flush with the front wall plane of the adjacent structure at 4401 Clark Avenue and that the design incorporate the three panel transom over the proposed new windows.