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Plan To Convert Shuttered Von Humboldt School Into Apartment Complex One Step Away From Approval

The city's Committee on Zoning, Landmarks and Building Standards on Tuesday approved a plan that includes 52 apartments reserved as affordable housing.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Related Midwest’s 43-Story Apartment Skyscraper Poised To Become Tallest Building West Of Halsted

If approved by City Council, the project will add 300 apartments, 75 parking spaces and ground-floor retail.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

Freeze On Development Near 606 Set For Vote Next Week Despite Lightfoot ‘Concerns,’ Aldermen Say

A spokesperson for Mayor Lori Lightfoot declined to say whether she would ask her aldermanic allies to block a vote on the measure.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

7 Woodlawn Properties Once Owned By Rev. Leon Finney’s Nonprofit Set To Become Affordable Housing

With the complicated Obama Center CBA stalled, the city is taking a smaller step to preserve housing affordability in Woodlawn by purchasing the vacant properties.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

After Contentious Fight With Neighbors, Uptown School’s Plan To Build A Gym Will Move Forward

McCutcheon Elementary in Uptown is one of only five CPS elementary schools without a gym.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Emporium Arcade Owners Want To Expand MoCa Dispensary, But City Board Won’t Sign Off Yet

The delay will not prevent MoCa Modern Cannabis from selling recreational weed on Jan. 1.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Plans For 16-Story West Loop Hotel And 11-Story Union Park Apartment Building Approved

The projects, which faced resistance from neighbors, will head to City Council for final approval.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

Pilsen Nonprofit’s $20 Million Affordable Housing Development Approved By City Committee

If approved by City Council, the Resurrection Project will build 37 affordable apartments at the corner of 19th and Racine.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

Logan Square All-Affordable Apartments Score City Council Approval Despite Ald. Lopez’s Push To Stall Project

Ald. Ray Lopez said people called his South Side ward office to speak out against the proposal, but the zoning change was ultimately granted.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Brooklyn Boulders Could Open 40,000-Square-Foot Rock Climbing Gym And Fitness Center In Logan Square

GW Properties is aiming to bring the Brooklyn-based fitness company into the revamped Hollander building at 2418 N. Milwaukee Ave.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Logan Square 100 Percent Affordable Housing Complex Advances As Commission Unlocks $10 Million In TIF Funding

The plan, which calls for 100 units of affordable housing next to the Logan Square Blue Line station, appears poised for final approval.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Logan Square’s 100 Percent Affordable Housing Proposal Wins Support From Key City Panel

It was a “very different” tone from the days of former Mayor Rahm Emanuel, whose Planning Commissioner David Reifman “hated this project,” Ald. Carlos Ramirez-Rosa said with a laugh.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

13-Story Office Building Planned On South End Of West Loop Gets Key City Approval

The Crayton Advisors building at 308 S. Green St. is set to include ground floor retail and 105 parking spaces.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

Sterling Bay’s Planned 18-Story, 11-Story Fulton Market Office Buildings Get Key City Approval

If approved, the proposed buildings will be the fourth and fifth office towers in the West Loop from Sterling Bay in under two years.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

Chicago’s 11 Weed Dispensaries Wouldn’t Need New Permit To Sell Recreational Pot Jan. 1 Under Mayor’s Plan

The existing medical marijuana dispensaries would just need to prove they’ve notified all property owners within 250 feet.

Downtown

Sterling Bay Gets Key Approval To Build 2 More Office Buildings In Fulton Market

The developer will pay $7.6 million into a city fund and offer some affordable retail space for "mom-and-pop businesses," Ald. Burnett said.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

Tension Bubbles Between Aldermen And Mayor As Critical Budget Votes Loom

Aldermen have begun pushing back, stalling Lori Lightfoot’s first attempt to increase the supply of affordable housing and pressing her appointees on their views of aldermanic power.

Downtown

Judge Dismisses Lawsuit To Block Lincoln Yards TIF, Says Groups Lack Standing

Ald. Brian Hopkins, a vocal supporter of the TIF district, said the $6 billion project “is already moving forward,” and that it “wasn’t even slowed down by this lawsuit.”

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Despite City’s ‘Rush To Judgment’ On Lincoln Yards, Judge Says Lawsuit To Block Tax Subsidy Might Not Fly

The city is trying to get a lawsuit aiming to stop $1.3 billion in tax dollars from going to the Lincoln Yards project dismissed. A judge could rule on it next week.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Plan To Allow Shops And Offices In Kinzie Corridor West Of Fulton Market Approved In Key Vote

Residential development will remain forbidden throughout the mostly industrial district under new zoning.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop
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