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Plan To Bring Amazon Fresh To Lincoln Square’s Fifth Third Bank Building Dead, Alderman Says

A lack of transparency surrounding the development at 4800 N. Western Ave. kept the ward’s community zoning process from moving forward. Last month, the deal was scrapped.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Chicago-Area Amazon Warehouse Workers Get Pay Raise After Staging Pre-Christmas Walkouts

New hires at the warehouses will now earn $18 an hour, up from $15.80.

Gage Park, Brighton Park

Amazon Workers Get Some Concessions Since December Walkouts — But No Word On Raises

The starting wage for workers at the Gage Park and Cicero delivery stations is nearly $3 less than what employees get at other area warehouses, an organizer said.

Gage Park, Brighton Park

Abandoned Amazon Delivery Bags Are A Hot Commodity As Other Drivers, Residents Scoop Them Up For Personal Use

Big, colorful bags left in apartment corridors and on street corners have confused and fascinated Chicagoans. But many, including delivery drivers for other companies, have started repurposing them in creative ways.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Take Home A New Furry Friend This Weekend At Pop-Up Dog Adoption Event With Animal Control

Chicago Animal Care and Control is partnering with the Amazon Pop Up in Chicago and the BISSELL Pet Foundation to find homes for dozens of dogs this weekend.


Amazon Taking Over Old West Humboldt Park Site, But Some Residents Say Their Concerns Are Being Ignored

"They want to promote pretty grass and trees on the corner of Division and Kostner as community benefits?" one neighbor asked.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Some People Think Amazon Lockers In Parks Are Great, Park District Says Amid Uproar

In a news release titled, "What People Are Saying About Amazon Lockers," the Park District highlighted five supporters. Meanwhile, a South Side alderman has joined others in blocking them in her ward.


Amazon Lockers Will Net Park District $137,600 At Most For First Year, Contract Shows

"It is not enough to justify having branding in our parks. It is absolutely not enough," Ald. Rossana Rodriguez-Sanchez (33rd) said. "I think this is a slap in the face."

Albany Park

Amazon Delivery Lockers On Hold; Chicago Park District Will Review Upcoming Setups

After lockers were placed on walking paths, the Park District is working "to ensure that they are installed in areas that are not obstructing pathways or restricting access to park activities," a spokesperson said.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Amazon Removes Delivery Lockers From Chicago Parks After Furor Over Installing Them On Sidewalks

Amazon yanked lockers from Brands Park and the Forest Glen Playlot, and promised to review others around the city.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Amazon Installs Huge Lockers On A Chicago Park’s Sidewalk, Confusing And Frustrating Neighbors

"It just looks crazy. I don't even understand how someone could've thought that was an OK place to put it," said Ald. Rosanna Rodriguez, who immediately contacted the Park District to get it moved.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

West Humboldt Park Boom Continues As Amazon Moves To Open Large Distribution Facility In West Side Neighborhood

Amazon's facility is one of three large projects planned for the long-neglected West Side neighborhood.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Developer Of Mystery Lincoln Square Grocer Still Won’t Speak To Public Even After Alderman Threatens Downzoning

“The lack of concrete information or willingness to communicate without being coerced is troubling," one neighbor said.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Amazon Set To Buy Gage Park Steel Plant For Another Huge Warehouse: Report

The purchase would be the retail giant's second site in the neighborhood. They leased a distribution facility last summer at 3507 W. 51st.

Gage Park, Brighton Park

Lincoln Square Alderman Pushes Zoning Change To Force Developer To Reveal Mystery Grocer

The developer says it can't reveal its tenant because of a non-disclosure agreement. The lack of information has frustrated neighbors, who worry the grocer could be an Amazon Fresh.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Amazon Distribution Center In Bridgeport Approved By Key City Committee

The Amazon plan on the Chicago River will bring jobs to the area, aldermen said, but neighbors and activists worry it will bring fleets of polluting delivery trucks, furthering environmental degradation on the Southwest side.

Bridgeport, Chinatown, McKinley Park

City Commission Approves Amazon Distribution Center In Bridgeport Despite Community Opposition

The Amazon plan along the Chicago River set off a debate about the future of logistics centers in Chicago. One commissioner called for a moratorium on approvals, noting most of the facilities are landing on the South and West sides.


Amazon Reportedly Signs Lease For Logistics Facility In Gage Park

The e-commerce giant will occupy a 317,000 square foot industrial warehouse at the corner of 51st and St. Louis Avenue.

Pilsen, Little Village, Back of the Yards

Amazon To Build 40-Acre Distribution Center In Pullman

Ald. Anthony Beale (9th) said the new $60 million "fulfillment center" will be open by the fall.

Roseland, Pullman