Recognizing the need for a firm dedicated solely to the design and construction of decks within the city of Chicago, Just Decks Inc. sprang from owner and architect Marek Wicik's already established residential design build firm started in the mid eighties. Just Decks Inc. has been serving the Chicago community with the..
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Hi All,My condo neighbor and I are looking to build a rooftop deck on top of our 8-car detached garage. We have spoken with many contractors in Chicago and have found that a lot of ground-level deck and porch builders shy away from building on topRooftop Deck -Permit | EveryBlock Chicago
Mar 3, 2015 . I'm interested in building a rooftop deck on top of a 3 unit condominium. Can anyone share any tips on the permit/inspection process? Much appreciated. 18 comments; Most recent on March 25, 2015. Mar 3. Buster. You're going to want architectural dings, structural engineering calculations and you're..
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Jun 2, 2016 . Rooftop decks like this one in Chicago offer outdoor leisure and sometimes stunning views. But such amenities also . Whatever the design, they are extremely popular, "even though people don't sunbathe the way they used to," said Jim Ser, president at The Building Group in Chicago. "It's a wonderful..
Jun 8, 2013 . Originally Posted by gomexico View Post. The construction of the roof deck would have required a City-issued permit. Ask the seller/developer/builder to see a copy of the plans for the deck which have been approved/stamped by the Building Department of the City of Chicago
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So if an association has a wood deck, it's only going to be a matter of time until they're either shut down or they may have been shut down already, and they have to be reconstructed out of non-combustible material, says Jim Ser, president of The Building Group, a management firm in Chicago. The city is requiring..
The full Chicago City Council approves all zoning changes based upon the recommendation of the City Council Committee on Zoning. . Instead, the zoning ordinance measures height in one of two ways: to the underside of the top floor's ceiling joist on a building with a flat roof, or to the mean height level between the..
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May 4, 2017 . The latest building getting some communal outdoor space is the Citadel Center, at 131 South Dearborn Street. Eight thousand square feet of green roof will be ripped out and replaced by a roof deck for the office workers below. Chicago's Department of Planning and Development approved the move back..
If you own or rent a unit in building in Chicago over 55 feet in height, or own or manage such a building, please read this notice and share the information as you see fit. The following are excerpts from the Chicago Building Code. Division 7: Fire-Resistance-Rated Construction. Section 15-8-510: Roof Structures
Mar 7, 2017 . While a recovering new condominium market in River North has builders bullish about building once again, existing high-end homeowners are in a unique position to take advantage of the downtown neighborhood's surging demand and relatively low ultra-luxury inventory. Take for example this..
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One must be mindful of the depth of the foundations of close neighboring buildings, and mindful of the height of the water table. Can I have a deck over my Chicago garage? If you have a flat roof garage that was designed for a 100 lb. live load, then adding a roof deck is relatively simple. If your garage wasn't designed for a..
Jul 19, 2017 . There is good news for those who have contemplated building a rooftop deck on their garage but put it off due the difficulties associated with permitting. For many years, the Chicago Zoning Ordinance restricted the construction of stairs in rear setbacks (backyards) which limited the ability for homeowners to..
The Civic Opera Building (COB), a stunning landmark property located at 20 North Wacker Drive in Chicago, is a 915,000 square foot skyscraper situated in the heart of the Central Business District and positioned at the crossroads of the most sought after commercial intersection in the region. Featuring an ornate and..