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.
|Zoning Ordinance reference||
Open the Chicago Zoning Ordinance (PDF)
|Floor area ratio||16|
|Maximum building height||None, but buildings taller than city's "building height thresholds" require Planned Development review.|
|Lot area per unit (density)||100 sq ft/dwelling unit, 65 sq ft/efficiency unit, 50 sq ft/SRO unit|
|Minimum lot area|
|On-site open space||All buildings with people living in them must have at least 36 sq ft of on-site open space per dwelling unit. (See 17-4-0410-A)|