Articles By Alex Nitkin, The Daily Line
Alderman Rips ‘Incompetent’ Zoning Board After It OKs Weed Dispensary Despite Neighborhood Opposition
The approval ratcheted up a simmering battle between Mayor Lori Lightfoot and members of City Council over how new pot shops are approved.
Quinn is the only candidate in her race who deemed qualified by the Chicago Bar Association, the Chicago Council of Lawyers and the Illinois State Bar Association.
The lawsuit argues replacing a surface parking lot with 100 subsidized apartments would cause them “irreparable injury.”
LENS ON LIGHTFOOT: "I don’t want us to go into the future continuing to be known as one of the most segregated cities in the country," the mayor said.
920 New Fulton Market Apartments OK’d Despite Affordability Concerns: ‘I Think The Developer Can Do Better’
The proposals include the 49-story Equinox tower planned for 725 W. Randolph St. and a 33-story tower at 1150 W. Lake St., which will now move on to the Committee on Zoning.
The proposals include a 49-story Equinox tower at 725 W. Randolph St. and a 33-story tower at 1150 W. Lake St.
Plans submitted to the city don't mention the Double Door by name, but a rezoning would allow for the use of a "theater" at the site.
River North and West Loop dispensaries could be approved at the March 6 meeting.
In addition to a 102-bay climate-controlled driving range, restaurant and bar, the project will develop a public riverwalk.