Construction has begun at 4027 Broadway, in the footprint of the former vintage building that housed Ace Furniture. After community discussion in 2014 with the residents of Buena Park, it got the go-ahead for 20 residential units (one-bedroom to four-bedroom). According to the building permit, it will have enclosed parking, and a community room on the first floor. However, there is no retail included in the building, which contradicts what the developer told Buena Park Neighbors last July. You can see renderings of what the building will look like at Curbed Chicago.
Update: This building was at one point a retail powerhouse. In this undated photo, it was home to N. Rosenstein's Uptown Delicatessen, Chicago Sea Food Market (for rent at the time), and Broadway Hand Laundry. The terra cotta was lovely. We sure hope it got preserved when the building came down.
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