Yes you will need an architect to do drawings and find a licensed contractor. I have worked with a really professional contractor Eugene Fahey and his number is 773-4 ... more
Areas that will take longer to sell and considered war zones would be Engelwood and Roseland areas. When you say multifamily does that mean 2 to 4 units or 5 or more?
I know you might have thought of this but....to be sure speak to an attorney. If funds are low....call City of Chicago's hotline 311 and ask for free legal advi ... more
You probably have to ask your Building permit division; they are the ones who will make the final determination or refusal. This is not a case of asking f ... more
Any plumbing? Electric being done? What is the amount of square footage being finished? Seems like a good deal but I always recommend my clients to get 2-3 bids. Good luck!
Longer answer: The association or management certainly can. Individual owners probably can't. You'd have to read your lease or (if it's a condo) your condo docume ... more