Facing community opposition, CPS has stated it won't destroy the Waters garden to build an annex at the school.Patty Wetli/Block Club Chicago

After Community Outrage, CPS Won’t Bulldoze Lincoln Square School’s Garden To Build $24 Million Annex

Plans to build an annex on the site of Waters Elementary's community garden have been taken "off the table," officials say.

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New Wicker Park Event Venue Exchange 312 Aims To Give Locals A Place To Come Together

"We want our neighbors to know who we are and what we're about," said Sarah Neukom, one of the space's co-owners.

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Community Groups Sue City To Try To End Lincoln Yards TIF, Reform TIF System

The groups behind the lawsuit allege the city has used the TIF system in a "racially and ethnically discriminatory" way to benefit white-majority areas.