(1 of 5) Positive Community Benefits
What are the positive community benefits or attributes provided by the current use of the property?

BP gas station at 1647 N. LaSalle Drive

0 / 250 words
See comments on this topic
What new opportunities or improvements would you find interesting to explore?

Anything would be an improvement, minus a liquor store or pot shop.

avatar
What are the negative community benefits or attributes created by the current use of the property?

This gas station exists on a prime city corner, and could instead be a thriving apartment community or mixed use commercial development. The size of this space is being wasted on a very specific use.

avatar
What are the positive community benefits or attributes provided by the current use of the property?

None. This is a gas station, not a historic property. This space would be better utilized as residential or mixed commercial.

avatar
Do you have any other general comments or thoughts to relay publicly?

The LAST thing we need is another high rise

avatar
What are the positive community benefits or attributes provided by the current use of the property?

Why has there been no update since March 2nd?

avatar
What are the positive community benefits or attributes provided by the current use of the property?

agree, about trader joe's, it would be wonderful addition, but no objection to a speciality grocery like Plum, do NOT need Aldi. Are we losing both gas stations in your design plan ? BP is a cool design... Read more...

A high rise is indeed being considered as part of this project. Probably the LaSalle and North corner. So if that is not what people want you will want to be vocal since they don't seem to be acknowledging... Read more...

avatar
What are the positive community benefits or attributes provided by the current use of the property?

Is this project on pause? Haven’t heard any recent updates.

avatar
What are the positive community benefits or attributes provided by the current use of the property?

it is an underutilized spot. Chicago lacks amenities (restaurants) near parks/open space. I would love for this development to bring outdoor spaces and dining closer together.

avatar
Do you have any other general comments or thoughts to relay publicly?

I acknowledge and respect many residents concerns about the character of Old Town being negatively affected. I do agree with comments about the bars and nightlife getting out of hand, and I’m in my late... Read more...

Do you think they will put in an affordable option? My guess it will be higher priced than existing options. Further I'm concerned about the already heavy traffic on North. Add another high rise (where... Read more...

avatar
What new opportunities or improvements would you find interesting to explore?

Mixed use for sure, residential above with maybe a combination of institutional, arts, and/or commercial that compliments the Park, history museum, the church.

avatar
Loading more comments...