PORTAGE PARK — Redevelopment plans for the previous Peoples Gasoline web site close to Six Corners have been finalized and are prepared for neighborhood enter once more.
GW Properties, the corporate that proposed the Shops at Six Corners challenge at 3955 N. Kilpatrick Ave. in 2020, plans to host a neighborhood assembly in early January to point out neighbors the newest challenge renderings, stated Mitch Goltz, principal and co-founder of GW Properties.
The date has not been set but, Goltz stated. Plans can be unveiled on the assembly.
The corporate, which has developed other Six Corners buildings, needs to carry a big retail and residential growth to the lot. Previous plans confirmed the challenge would have 110 flats, an Amazon Recent grocery retailer, a Burlington clothes retailer and a Panera Bread restaurant with a drive-thru, in addition to 10-14 native and nationwide companies with 5 retail buildings that might additionally home places of work and eating places.
The brand new renderings, not less than the challenge’s third iteration, embrace a “significant residential element and a brand new retail plan alongside Irving Park Street,” Goltz stated.
Builders have labored for greater than a 12 months to finalize the revisions to be extra in step with neighbors’ wishes after many criticized the $80 million challenge in October 2021. Neighbors on the assembly stated builders have been proposing greater than 300 parking areas however not enough public space or residential units.
“We imagine that this ought to be properly obtained and end result in a challenge that may carry within the desired residential and retail parts for this web site,” Goltz stated of the brand new plans.
Neighbors and neighborhood teams have said they want extra density, built-in parking and fewer retail, much like what builders are bringing to Sears and The Clarendale tasks at Six Corners. Another neighbors previously told Block Club they welcome the challenge as it’s going to carry in additional retail and revitalize the purchasing hall.
The developer wants a zoning change to maneuver ahead with its newest plans ought to the neighborhood and alderperson approve them. That zoning change will set off the city’s revised Affordable Housing Ordinance, which went into impact final 12 months. It requires large-scale developments that require a zoning change to have not less than 20 % of its on-site models designated as inexpensive.
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