Stretching from 246-262 W. 22nd Place, the 17,556-square-foot development would include 92 housing units, a community center and parking, according to city records.
Here's what the development would look like:
The development would include 92 housing units, a community center and parking. [Submitted Photo]
The plan comes from the Consolidate Benevolent Association of Chicago, a nonprofit organization that now runs the Chinese Community Center on the property.
Established in Chinatown in 1916, the association helps new Chinese immigrants start new lives in Chicago, educating them about citizenship and assisting families that have problems with English. In recent years, the association has worked with the City’s Department on Aging to offer the Nutritious Senior Lunch Program for seniors.
The Chinese Community Center at 250 W. 22nd Place, the site of the proposed development. [Photo by DNAinfo/Ed Komenda.]
Yman Huang Vien, the association's president was not immediately available Friday morning to talk about the timeline for the project and what services will be available at the new development.
Mark J. Kupiec, the group's attorney, was not immediately available to talk about the project.
The proposal now needs City Council approval.
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