Here Are The Renderings For The Proposed Development At Giant Eagle On E. Whittier

The plans for the new development replacing the Giant Eagle on E. Whittier Street were revealed during a civic association meeting on Tuesday night.

The Schumacher Place Civic Association held a Zoom meeting for the presentation from the Pizzuti Companies, who are spearheading the project. The project has changed some since Giant Eagle announced last month that the Whittier location would be closing at the end of 2020.

The proposal presented this week calls for a five-story building with 330 apartments and storefronts along E. Whittier St. A 220-car parking garage would be accessible from Grant Ave. with one level at street level and one underground.

During the meeting, which can be viewed in full on the Schumacher Place Facebook page, residents expressed concerns about the parking and increased density to the area. Residents were encouraged to contact City Council, who will ultimately make the decision regarding zoning variances for the project.

Schumacher Place will vote on the project in early October, followed by a vote by the South Side Area Commission. After that, it will head to City Council.

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