At last year's meeting, some neighbors and nearby business owners welcomed the density addition and an opportunity to fill a "janky lot of despair." Others said it does not have enough affordable units.
Alderpeople passed the curfew in a 30-19 vote. Those who opposed it pointed to research that shows curfews don’t reduce crime. But Mayor Lori Lightfoot said cops need it as a tool as the city struggles with shootings.