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New 6-Story Apartment In Wicker Park Gets Permits

By Kate Shepherd in News on Oct 20, 2015 5:37PM


Off the Blue Line is the place to be for eager developers building new apartment and retail projects. And now a new 60-unit project is set for 1664 W. Division St. The developers,Centrum Partners, just received a permit to start construction, according to Curbed.

Designed by Hirsch Associates, the six-story building will feature retail on the first floor and parking for 30 cars in the basement. Located only a block away from the Blue Line Division stop, the building features Transit Oriented Design standards, meaning it meets some of the city requirements for "parking-lite" apartment buildings meant for tenants who don't own cars.

The architecture fits in with the modern vibe of the neighborhood's recent development boom, featuring floor to ceiling glass windows and irregular orange balconies made of perforated metal.