A rendering of the Teachers Village project, looking south on Rockwell Street.Courtesy of RBH Group

Plan To Turn Closed School Into Teacher-Focused Apartment Complex Tweaked To Appease Critics, But Will Neighbors Get On Board?

Ald. Daniel La Spata's policy staffer said the alderman is seeking more feedback from neighbors before it heads to a key city panel for approval.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale Primary category in which blog post is published
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General Iron Seeks City Approval To Reopen As Activists Urge Shutdown To Continue Through COVID-19 Pandemic

It's not clear when the city inspections will take place or when the scrapper could reopen if given the green light.

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1,298 New Illinois Coronavirus Cases Reported As Positivity Rate Rises

The rate of positive coronavirus cases is now at 4 percent, up from 2.6 percent a month ago.

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Wicker Park Farmers Market Feud: After Longtime Vendor Booted For Mask Violations, Supporters Slam Market Organizers

For the first time in 20 years, Nichols Farm & Orchard did not operate a booth Sunday. Market organizers said the farm wouldn't comply with COVID-19 safety measures, but the farm's owner alleges a personal vendetta.