Chicago Developers Replacing Four-Plus-Ones with Single-Family Homes

A piece of Chicago development history as disappearing, as well as some of the city's uniquely urban density, as developers convert four-plus-ones into single-family homes.
July 14, 2017, 9am PDT | James Brasuell | @CasualBrasuell
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Dennis Rodkin reports:

Remember the four-plus-ones? Built all over Chicago in the middle of the 20th century and now often maligned, they have four levels of residential units above one level of parking.

Now popping up is the four-into-one: a conversion of a four-unit building into a single-family home.

Rodkin surveys examples of the de-densifying redevelopment typology from around the city, and surveys real estate agents about the market trend. "People's taste for more space is robust," says Rich Anselmo, an @properties agent, in the article.

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Published on Thursday, July 13, 2017 in Crain's Chicago Business
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