- Purchased in 1974, a vacant lot was turned into a bird sanctuary built by the owner and donated to the Chicago Audubon Society.
- Lizzie Kaplan and Michael Brehney's development team aims to rehab the historic home and build a row of four-story condos where the sanctuary sits.
- The project is still up for consideration by the Commission on Chicago Landmarks and other local organizations.
Along a stretch of Lincoln Park’s iconic blocks sits an old lot with a storied past.
To some residents, the plot along 441-447 W. Arlington Pl. is an eyesore, but to others it’s a historic piece of the neighborhood — leading the area to be considered a Chicago Landmark. Now, one development team is seeking to add a row of million dollar condos to the property.