Architect Jean Dufresne, of SPACE, explains his process of retrofitting vacant churches into apartments during an Thursday meeting at the 1st Ward office. Hannah Alani/Block Club Chicago

Plan To Build 19 Apartments In Historic St. Paul’s Church Too Dense, Wicker Park Group Says

Ald. Daniel La Spata (1st) would need to approve a zoning change to bring the number of apartments from eight to 19, but Wicker Park Committee members have concerns.

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‘He Has 8 Holes In Him’: Manhunt Ends As Police Arrest Man They Say Shot A Cop In Englewood And A Woman Near The Loop

Michael Blackman, found hiding in weeds after police found a video of him running into a vacant lot, fired on officers and was shot multiple times, investigators said.

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Search Is On For Man Who Shot Cop In Englewood, Also Wanted In Midday Downtown Shooting This Week, Police Say

Police went out Saturday morning to arrest Michael Blackman, 45, but he shot a cop twice in the leg and fled, Supt. Eddie Johnson said.

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Logan Square Parking Spots Get A Green Makeover For A Day — And Firm Hopes To Make It Permanent

"You get the great benefit of having trees and shrubs as opposed to concrete and flood water," the owner of the design firm said. "It would go a long way in making Logan Square a greener place."