The Evanston Plan Commission voted 4-2 late this evening to recommend that the City Council approve Albion Residential's plan for a 286 unit planned development on the northwest corner of Sherman Avenue and Lake Street.
Local government agencies will extract roughly $230 million dollars in property taxes from property owners in Evanston this year. While those taxes keep going up, new development may play a role in slowing the increase.
A project designed to stay within Evanston's zoning limits wouldn't be feasible to build, the president of Albion Residential told the Plan Commission Wednesday night in response to a resident's question.
Evanston's Plan Commission tonight is scheduled to hold a hearing on the proposed Albion Residential development -- a 16-story, 287-unit development planned for Sherman Avenue just north of Lake Street.
The proposed Albion Residential development in downtown Evanston won a favorable recommendation from a city staff committee Wednesday and also picked up qualified support from advocates for affordable housing.
Developers of the proposed Albion Residential high rise on Sherman Avenue in Evanston unveiled a 3D printed model of the building and neighboring downtown structures at a Design and Project Review Committee meeting at the Civic Center Wednesday.