Rendering of "Workers Cottage Parklet," a sculpture by artist Lynn Basa that will be installed at the southeast corner of Milwaukee and Wood on July 18. Courtesy of Lynn Basa.

City’s Disappearing Workers Cottages Honored In Sculpture Coming To Wicker Park

At $80,000, Lynn Basa's "Workers Cottage Parklet" will be the largest public art commission ever awarded by the Wicker Park Bucktown Special Service Area Taxpayer District.

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Police Now Say Shooting Happened In Austin, Not The West Loop: An ‘Error’ Was Made

The police declined to answer questions about the shooting Friday and instead directed a reporter to the department's Media Major Incident Notifications (MINS) portal.

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Ald. Gardiner To Host Public Meeting On Point At Six Corners Project Next Month

The September meeting comes after several invite-only meetings were held in homes to gather feedback.

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Cinespace And Saint Anthony Hospital Compete To Buy Former Washburne Trade Center Site From CPS

More than 200 Little Village neighbors came out to hear the two plans as some called on the city to hold off on selling the public land for now.