DEMOLITION DELAY ALERT: 40th St. Substation, 626 E. 40th Street, Bronzeville

40th St. Substation, 626 E. 40th Street, Bronzeville

Date received: October 31, 2018

90 Day Delay: January 29, 2019

Neighborhood: Bronzeville

Ward & Alderman: 4th Ward Alderman Sophia King

Aldermanic Contact Info: http://www.aldsophiaking.com/contact-us/

Date Built: 1910’s

Style: Prairie

Architect: Hermann V. von Holst, notable colleague of Frank Lloyd Wright

Applicant: Heneghan Wrecking and Excavating Co., Inc.

Owner: Commonwealth Edison Company

Permit Description: To demolish a one-story commercial building.

Status: Under Review

Rating: Orange-Rated

Other Details: Other Details: same architect as https://preservationchicago.org/newsletter_posts/washington-park-substation-gaitan-building/