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Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop
Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

Casa Durango, An Affordable Housing Development In Pilsen, To Break Ground This Fall

Casa Durango will be a 37-unit development at 1850 S. Racine Ave. and a 16-unit building at 2008 S. Ashland Ave.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop
8:00 AM CDT

Neighbors Asked For A Dog Run Next To A Community Garden In Pilsen. A Fundraiser Brings It Closer to Reality

The money will go toward water service and installation of chain-link fencing and a double-gate system. Trees also will be added.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop
7:20 AM CDT

Sterling Bay Pitches 25-Story Apartment Tower In Fulton Market — But City Wants More Affordable Units

Ald. Walter Burnett (27th) said the project could be stalled because the city and developers don't agree on how many on-site affordable units there should be.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop
7:00 AM CDT

After Being Spared From The Wrecking Ball, Victorian Building Formerly Home To La Luce Receives Landmark Status

Built in 1892 as a Schlitz brewing saloon and tied house, the Queen Anne Victorian building was La Luce’s home from 1989 until the restaurant closed in 2016.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

Long-Awaited Next Phase Of Roosevelt Square Development Gets City Council Approval

The next phase of the Roosevelt Square project contains three mid-rise buildings with 207 total units and the rehabilitation of an existing building that will be the home of a museum and 15 residential units. 

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

West Loop Boom Continues As City Council Approves Fulton Market Apartment Towers With Over 1,000 Units

LG Development and Fulton St. Companies received approval for separate projects just blocks from each other.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

Chicago Removed Its Columbus Statues After Protests. An Italian-American Group Is Suing To Bring One Back

The statues had been the subject of high-profile protests last year. The Joint Civic Committee of Italian Americans wants to restore the one in Arrigo Park.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

West Loop Apartment Complex Could Bring Nearly 300 More Units To Neighborhood

The proposed building on Washington Boulevard would include 288 apartments, retail and a rooftop deck.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

Former Home To La Luce — And Michael Jordan’s Old Office — Set For Historic Landmark Status

The building's owners applied for a demolition permit last year, but the community fought back.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

Nuevo Leon Bakery In Little Village Gets $60,000 Grant For New Roof, Repairs: ‘I’m Hopeful For This’

The family-owned business will finally get the funds needed to upgrade the building's century-old infrastructure.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

Roosevelt Square Project On Track To Deliver Over 200 Residential Units On Near West Side After Plan Commission Approval

The residential units would include market-rate, affordable and units retained for Chicago Housing Authority residents.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

Plan Commission Set To Hear Next Phase Of Roosevelt Square Development, Controversial Uptown Luxury Residential Proposal

Also on the agenda for the meeting is the long-awaited renovation of the Ramova Theatre in Bridgeport.

Downtown

Proposed Liquor Store In West Loop On Hold After Neighbors Express Concerns

Neighbors said they're concerned about how close the liquor store would be to a day care, among other things.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

West Side Needs Renovations To All Green Line Stations, A Lake Street Bus And More CTA Changes, Residents Say

Residents said sweeping changes are needed to public transportation in the area to help neighbors and boost area businesses.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Chicago’s Ultimate Ice Cream Guide: 100+ Places To Get Soft Serve, Shakes, Paletas And More Across The City

From soft serve to Thai rolled ice cream, mangoneadas and paletas, we've rounded up more than 90 spots with the best chilly sweet treats in Chicago.

Citywide

Little Library Debuts In Little Village, Offering Free Books In English And Spanish

The free community library outside La Villita Community Church was organized by church members and built, decorated and installed by youth groups.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

Animal Rescue Group One Tail At A Time Brings Back ‘Summer Shake’ For Dogs

The first in-person fundraiser in more than a year will be held Aug. 8 at Bridge 410 in the West Loop.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

South, West Side Entrepreneurs Get $10 Million In City Grants To Expand And Build Their Businesses

Nuevo Leon Bakery, Reggio's Pizza and ChiFresh Kitchen are among the businesses that got city money to build up their work.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

Lawndale Residents Can Sign Up Sunday For Free Tickets To Riot Fest

The music festival is also hosting a job fair so it can hire nearby residents for temporary positions.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Illinois Has A Program to Compensate Victims Of Violent Crimes. Few Applicants Receive Funds

Less than 40 percent of applicants are compensated, but many more never apply in the first place.

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