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Atrium Village Demolition Begins, But Redevelopment Threatened

Atrium Village Demolition Begins, But Redevelopment Threatened

Demolition of the Atrium Village apartment complex in Old Town is underway. Developer Onni Group will eventually build 1,500 units at 311 W Hill, 1140 N Wells and 1144 N Wells, but the developers have run afoul of Ald Walter Burnett Jr. (27th), in whose ward the project is located.

Burnett told DNAInfo that Onni originally promised 20% of the units would be set aside for affordable housing, but now wants to only allocate the 10% required by the city's affordable requirements ordinance.

Onni's plans for Atrium Village call for a mixed-income development and four towers on seven acres. A two-acre park and 47k SF of commercial space are also part of the project. [DNAInfo]