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One Central Zoning and PD 499 Documents

Thank you so much to Patrick Murphy and Bob McKenna from the City of Chicago’s Department of Planning and Development for putting on such an informative presentation on the underlying zoning governing the potential One Central development and the area’s existing planned developments. Below is a copy of the presentation offered at the meeting:

One Central Zoning Public Meeting Presentation

In addition, as promised during the meeting, Alderman Dowell worked with the Department of Planning and Development to publicly post the existing PD 499 documents and master plans. These files are below, organized in approxmate chronological order by type, and named for what function they serve (establishing the PD, amending the PD, establishing a Master Plan, etc.). If you have any questions regarding the presentation, the existing planned developments or the One Central project in general, please contact Alderman Dowell’s office at 773-373-9273 or email






PD499-Master Plan 1 – 1991

PD499-Master Plan 1 – 1993 – Amend. 1

PD499-Master Plan 1 – 1994 – Amend. 2

PD499-Master Plan 2 – 1999

PD499-Master Plan 2 – 2001 – Amend. 1

PD499-Master Plan 2 – 2005 – Amend. 2 – 1 of 2

PD499-Master Plan 2 – 2005 – Amend. 2 – 2 of 2

PD499-Master Plan 2 – 2008 – Amend. 3 – 1 of 2

PD499-Master Plan 2 – 2008 – Amend. 3 – 2 of 2

PD499-Master Plan 2 – 2015 – Amend. 4



Dowell and Landmark Development Talk One Central on WTTW

Alderman Dowell and Bob Dunn of Landmark Development sat down with WTTW to discuss the latest on the proposed One Central project. To watch the interview please click here.

3rd Ward Crime Study

Alderman Dowell has asked the Chicago Police Department for a statistical analysis of crime incidents in the 3rd Ward since 2001 in order to give residents a better understanding of what is happening in our neighborhood. The CPD has completed this study and has released a table breaking down crime in the 3rd Ward by type from years 2001 to 2019.

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One Central Statement from Alderman Pat Dowell

After taking the sufficient time to review the comments submitted by residents both to my office and at the recent Town Hall meeting, I wanted to share my thoughts on the proposal.

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