Building Info

The Griot. Render by Engberg Anderson Architects.
  • Address:
    2235 N. Vel R. Phillips Ave.
  • Taxkey:
    3531961000
  • Architect:
    Engberg Anderson Architects
  • Status:
  • Assessed Value (Land):
    $33,200
  • Assessed Value (Improvements):
    $1,574,000
  • Assessed Value (Total):
    $1,607,200
  • Assesment Year:
    2019
  • Year Built:

Apartment building and first-floor commercial space (intended for America’s Black Holacaust Museum) developed by a partnership of Joshua Jeffers (J. Jeffers & Co.) and Melissa Goins (Maures Development Group).

Design work led by Engberg Anderson Architects.

Project included the redevelopment of the former Garfield Avenue School into the Historic Garfield Apartments.

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Activity

IDDateTypeDescription
COM-ALT-18-010532018/12/21Permit
Commercial Alteration Permit
NOCC-18-015772018/09/01Permit
ELEC-FA-18-002572018/08/31Permit
Fire Alarm Permit.
ELEC_LV-18-001372018/07/03Permit
Low Voltage Permit.
ELEC-18-043292018/07/03Permit
Electrical Permit.
ELEC-18-038092018/06/12Permit
Electrical Permit.
PLB-GP-18-001042018/05/25Permit
Gas Piping.
SIGN-GEN-18-001822018/05/10Permit
Sign Permit.
PLB-18-021412018/05/10Permit
Building Plumbing Permit.
ELEC_LV-18-000762018/04/14Permit
Low Voltage Permit.
PBFS-18-004412018/04/12Permit
Plumbing-Fire Protection Permit.
PBFS-18-003872018/03/30Permit
Plumbing-Fire Protection Permit.
COM-ALT-18-002422018/03/29Permit
Commercial Alteration Permit.
ELEC_LV-18-000572018/03/29Permit
Low Voltage Permit.
ELEC-18-018882018/03/29Permit
Electrical Permit.
PLB-18-010642018/03/22Permit
Building Plumbing Permit.
SIGN-GEN-18-000782018/03/03Permit
Sign Permit.
ELEC-FA-17-005642017/12/25Permit
Fire Alarm Permit.
TANK-17-001342017/11/25Permit
Tank Permit.
ELEC-17-063872017/10/21Permit
Electrical Permit.
PWOP-17-014962017/10/17Permit
ROW Occupancy Permit.
PWOP-17-014362017/10/07Permit
ROW Occupancy Permit.
ELEC-FA-17-004382017/09/07Permit
Fire Alarm Permit.
PWEN-17-003592017/08/03Permit
ROW Excavation Non-Utility.
PWRS-17-002162017/08/03Permit
ROW Restoration Permit.
PLB_WS-17-001472017/07/28Permit
Water Service.
PBFS-17-006752017/07/22Permit
Plumbing-Fire Protection Permit.
PLB_WS-17-001402017/07/21Permit
Water Service.
PLB-17-028632017/07/13Permit
Building Plumbing Permit.
PLB-17-023862017/06/13Permit
Building Plumbing Permit.
PWEU-17-011682017/06/09Permit
ROW Excavation Utility.
PWEN-17-001872017/05/31Permit
ROW Excavation Non-Utility.
ECP-17-001252017/04/21Permit
Erosion Control Permit.
IDDateDescriptionType

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Groundbreaking Celebrates Re-emergence of Black Holocaust Museum, Bronzeville

Maures Development Group and J. Jeffers & Co. will be redeveloping the Garfield School into 30 affordable apartments.

City Spends Big On Housing The Poor

City Spends Big On Housing The Poor

Housing Trust Fund has spent $6.5 million since 2006 on low-income housing.

Common Council approves annual Housing Trust Fund grants
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Common Council approves annual Housing Trust Fund grants

Housing Trust Fund grants totaling $526,000 will help the homeless, promote accessible housing, create jobs and help with homeowner repairs

Council Okays Garfield Development

Council Okays Garfield Development

City TID will help finance Bronzeville development including Black Holocaust Museum.

Can Black Holocaust Museum Be Reborn?

Can Black Holocaust Museum Be Reborn?

New Maures Development complex could house it on ground floor, but details are scanty.

Building data on this page, including assessment information, was last updated on April 28, 2019

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