Evanston aldermen tonight will review plans for a 163-unit senior housing development planned for vacant land at 1815 Ridge Ave.
The latest design for the development reduces its height to 10 stories, from the 11-story plan approved in a 4-2 vote by the Plan Commission in April.
Renderings comparing the height of the previous and current designs for the building.
Plans call for the 105-foot-tall building building to have 102 assisted living and independent living dwelling units, 31 assisted living units for persons with cognitive impairment and 30 memory care units.
The proposal calls for rezoning the site from C2 Commercial to D4 Downtown Transition District. and special use approval for the assisted living units.
The building will have 67 parking spaces on site.
The developer has agreed to provide an estimated total of $900,000 in public benefits include two affordable housing units on site plus a $400,000 contribution to the city's affordable housing fund and various traffic control improvements near the site.
The proposed project has drawn complaints from some residents of condominium buildings on the west side of Ridge Avenue who object to its height and density.