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New self-storage facility to open in Forest Park, IL
Life Storage Centers will be acquiring 60,589 sq. foot building at 1800 Desplaines Ave.

March 12, 2014- Life Storage Centers has submitted a plan to the village commission in December according to which it will be acquiring the 60,589 sq. foot building at 1800 Desplaines Ave. and adding a partial second floor. The storage facility in Forest Park, IL will have climate-controlled units and office suites. reports:

"The office suite component will allow small 'cottage industries' an opportunity to rent office space and store product in the same space," said the zoning board memo submitted with the application.

Life Storage Centers bought the property from First American Bank in February. The initial plan consisted designs of 14 office suites and space for storage units ranging from 5'x5' to 30-foot "drive-up" storage units which would be accessible by vehicles.

Christopher Barry of suburban Barrington will be working on the plans of the project.

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