Left: What the old Washburne Trade Center site looks like today. Right: A rendering shows what the Focal Point development could look like. Mauricio Peña/Block Club Chicago; Provided

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.

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Art West Freedom Fest Begins Sunday, Showcasing West Side Talent

The festival will feature artists, performers and entrepreneurs to showcase creative opportunities on the West Side.

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As Chicago Makes Headway On School Council Transparency, Some Say It Doesn’t Go Far Enough

CPS pledged to centrally track basic meeting information on cops in schools votes, but they aren't collecting meeting times or links to virtual meetings that are essential to public participation.