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24 May 2024

Plan Commission approves 2033 N. Kingsbury

Plan Commission approves 2033 N. Kingsbury

The Chicago Plan Commission has approved Sterling Bay’s proposed mixed-use development at 2033 N. Kingsbury. Originally announced in September 2022, the project site is directly across the street from Lincoln Yards North. With a combination of low-rise retail buildings and parking lots surrounding the site, the tower will be a middle ground between the new high-density towers of Lincoln Yards and the low-rise neighbors along N. Clybourn Ave.

Designed by Pappageorge Haymes Partners, the 25-story tower will hold 355 residential units. The project’s unit mix will include 49 studios, 40 convertibles, 186 one-beds, 70 two-beds, and 10 three-beds. To meet ARO requirements, 71 of the apartments will be set aside at a weighted average of 60% AMI.

On the ground floor, the building has been setback with the residential entry at the middle of the project’s street frontage. 7,500 square feet of ground floor retail space will overlook the outdoor space at the south end of the site which will also include a dog run for residents. A private drive along the north end of the site will give residents access to 203 car parking spaces as well as a bike room with 360 bike parking spaces.

The building’s design looks to minimize its impact on the site and the taller massing opens view corridors from Lincoln Yards towards the neighborhood to the east and avoids creating a long bar building where the original design created a wall within the neighborhood. The massing was further broken down by shifting the volume and using a facade design that incorporates a combination of brick, steel, and glass to articulate the building.

Sterling Bay is looking to rezone the site from M2-2 to B3-5 with an overall Planned Development designation. With approval secured from the Chicago Plan Commission, the proposal will now go before the Committee on Zoning and full City Council to get final approvals. Once financing is secured, the project is expected to follow a 24-month construction timeline.

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