Historic Florsheim Building Set for Redevelopment

January 01, 2006 |

The Chicago City Council recently approved an ordinance calling for the redevelopment of the Florsheim Building on the city's North Side. Chicago-based Dubin Residential is converting the building into 175 residential units, retail, and office space as the renamed Shoemaker Lofts. The city will contribute $8.5 million in tax increment financing toward the $56 million project. The building is listed on the Chicago Historical Resources survey.

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