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DX-5 Downtown Mixed-Use District

Zoning class: Downtown Mixed-Use

Downtown high-rises - offices or apartments - with ground-floor stores. Prevalent on the edges of Loop: east of Dearborn Ave, in River North, the South Loop, and the West Loop.


Specifications

Floor area ratio
5
Maximum building height
None, but buildings taller than city's "building height thresholds" require Planned Development review.
Lot area per unit (density)
200 sq ft/dwelling unit, 135 sq ft/efficiency unit, 100 sq ft/SRO unit

Setbacks

Front yard
None
Side
None
Back yard
30ft for floors containing dwelling units. All others, none.