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Carlos Ramirez-Rosa

Carlos Ramirez-Rosa
Carlos Ramirez-Rosa

Avondale Park And Its Field House, Suffering From Decades Of Neglect, To Get $2.86M Overhaul

The renovation project is being funded with Tax Increment Finance dollars. The funding was approved by City Council last week.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

It’s Official: 100% Affordable Housing Complex Coming To Lot Near Logan Square Blue Line Station, Council Says

The 100-unit, seven-story affordable housing complex at 2602-38 N. Emmett St. will include about 4,300 square feet of retail space facing Kedzie Avenue.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

We Can’t Use Cash From Scrapped Summer Fests To Help Chicagoans Pay Rent, City Says — But Aldermen Not Giving Up

Because the major summer events are canceled, the city won't be getting revenue from those events, which means there won't be savings to redistribute, a city spokesperson said.

Downtown

Use Canceled Blues Fest, House Fest Money To Help Chicagoans With Rent, Mortgage Payments, Aldermen Propose

Chicago's original COVID-19 Housing Assistance Grant drew an overwhelming response — about 83,000 people applied for 2,000 grants.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Hermosa Residents At Higher Risk Of Infection, Economic Stress Than Logan Square Residents, Data Show

Ald. Carlos Ramirez-Rosa's 35th Ward office made maps using a wide range of census data to determine where to focus its coronavirus mutual aid efforts.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

New Lawsuit From Logan Square Landlords Aims To Stop Affordable Development — But It Won’t Work, Officials Say

While the all-affordable housing complex on Emmett Street will eliminate a parking lot, most residents support making the area more affordable.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Invisible Evictions: As Developers Flock To Logan Square And Pilsen, Renters Quietly Forced Out

They didn't miss a rent payment or break the rules, but families in rapidly gentrifying neighborhoods are getting the boot as landlords look to cash in — with little notice or recourse.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Demolition Along 606 Halted For 6 Months As City Looks Into Impact Of Gentrification

The ban will begin Feb. 1. and end Aug. 1.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Plan To Stall Development Along 606 Trail Wins Lightfoot’s Support Ahead Of Council Vote

Mayor Lori Lightfoot supported a scaled-back version of the plan Tuesday after initially blasting the original proposal as misguided and likely illegal.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Lightfoot Blasts Proposal To Freeze Development Near 606: ‘We Need A Surgical Knife, Not A Club’

Mayor Lori Lightfoot blasted a proposal to freeze construction near the 606 as a misguided effort that is likely illegal.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

New 606 Anti-Gentrification Plan Would Ban New Housing, Teardowns Along The Trail For 14 Months

The ordinance aims to pump the brakes on the booming real estate market along the trail that has displaced many Latino residents.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Developers Of Logan Square Boutique Hotel Aim To Start Construction In Spring

Ald. Carlos Ramirez-Rosa said developers had a hard time figuring out who owns the property next to the Grace's Furniture building.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

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

7-Eleven Kills Plans To Build Gas Station At Montrose And Kimball

Neighbors opposed the idea of adding gas pumps outside the existing Albany Park 7-Eleven.

Albany Park

All-Affordable Housing Complex Next To Logan Square Blue Line Station Heading To Key City Panel For Approval

It's welcome news to proponent Ald. Carlos Ramirez-Rosa (35th). "Once it crosses this hurdle, it essentially means it's a matter of time before there's a crane and the building is being erected," he said.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Albany Park Neighbors Say No To Plans For 7-Eleven Gas Station, And Aldermen Agree

A proposal was recently submitted by 7-Eleven to add four double-sided gas pumps in its parking lot at 4346 N. Kimball Ave.

Albany Park

New Gas Station Proposed For Corner Of Kimball and Montrose Avenues

The plans for the new gas station will be presented to the community on Wednesday at Henry Elementary School, 4250 N. St. Louis Ave., at 6 p.m.

Albany Park

Ald. Carlos Ramirez-Rosa Moves Into New Ward Office On Milwaukee Avenue

The 35th Ward office moved to 2934 N. Milwaukee Ave., Unit C over Labor Day weekend.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Lightfoot Blames Rahm For $838 Million Budget Gap, Says She Hopes To Avoid Property Tax Hike — But Nothing Is ‘Off The Table’

Lightfoot told the crowd she inherited a "staggeringly large budget deficit," not addressing her predecessor Rahm Emanuel by name but referencing the $1 billion budget hole.

Downtown

Activist Magda Ramirez-Castañeda, Leader In Pilsen’s Chicana Movement, Dies: ‘She Was A Warrior’

Her five-decade fight inspired at least two aldermen and so many more. "She couldn’t see someone being bullied, put down or exploited without feeling a need to do something."

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop
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