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City Council Approves Sale Of Discounted West Side Lots To Retiring Alderman’s Wife
Planning officials said the land sale to the recently-resigned alderman's wife of two lots in don't cross any ethical lines.
2 Vacant South Shore Properties Will Be Redeveloped — And The City Wants Neighbors’ Ideas
At a ward meeting, UHaul also shared plans to add two floors to its 71st Street store and a developer previewed plans to build a 14-unit apartment building in Woodlawn.
11 Neighborhood Shopping Strips Are Getting Guides To Help Businesses Bounce Back
More than 100 ambassadors will be hired to walk around local shopping districts. They'll greet passersby and give them recommendations about where to dine and shop.
TimeLine Theater Development, Uptown Social Services Building Rehab In Line For $12 Million In City Funds
A renovation of the GreenRise building is seeking $2 million from the neighborhood TIF district, while TimeLine's new theater project on Broadway is in line for $10 million.
Closed Bronzeville School Overhaul Among City-Funded Projects To Boost Entrepreneurship On South Side
A culinary incubator, a sustainable commercial center and a community hub will receive money from the program.
26 Community Development Projects Get $33.5 Million In City Funding
Neighborhood restaurants, businesses and community centers were awarded grants of up to $7 million as part of the Chicago Recovery Plan's community development initiative.
‘We Will Chicago’ Plan Can Boost Economy By Investing In Black And Brown Neighborhoods, Southeast Siders Say
Neighbors shared their economic development goals for Chicago Wednesday, as part of a citywide planning initiative set to be implemented across Chicago next year.
Century And Consumers Buildings, Beverly’s Pike House Top List Of Most Endangered Historic Places In Illinois
The feds plans to tear down the historic Loop buildings as part of a $52 million demolition. They've sat vacant for 17 years. "It's completely ridiculous," one Landmarks Illinois preservationist said.
Englewood’s Multimillion-Dollar Nature Trail Is Moving Forward. Locals Want It To Be For Neighbors, By Neighbors
The 1.5-mile trail will run along an abandoned, city-owned rail embankment on 59th. "This is an opportunity to bring Englewood and West Englewood together," a community organizer said.
Mahalia Jackson Court, A Public Plaza With Pop-Up Businesses And Play Areas For Kids, Is Coming To Chatham This Summer
The public plaza named for the legendary gospel singer and Chatham resident will be at 79th and State, "one of the welcome intersections to Chatham," an organizer said.
City To Seek Developers, Applicants For 1st Phase Of Woodlawn Affordable Housing Protections This Summer
The city will choose by the end of the year developers to build five projects that would bring about 350 apartments to 63rd Street.
How Can Uptown’s Stretch Of Clark Street Be Improved? Neighbors Can Weigh In As City Plans Transformation
Have ideas on how to improve Clark Street? The city is seeking input as it plans to overhaul the street in Uptown.
City Previews 1st Phase Of Woodlawn Affordable Housing, But Activists Press To Speed Up Timeline With Obama Center’s Arrival Looming
Officials proposed redeveloping 13 vacant lots on 63rd Street into five buildings with about 100 affordable apartments, with each building similar in scale to the Park Station project approved last fall.
West Side Police Parking Lot Is Slated To Become Affordable Housing, With Goal Of Bringing Back People Who Left Lawndale
Grace Manor aims to bring 65 affordable apartments and retail to Ogden Avenue. The project will be considered by City Council next week.
Grants Up To $5 Million Available For Businesses And Entrepreneurs As Part Of Chicago Recovery Plan
The Chicago Recovery Plan Community Development Grant will offer grants that will prioritize businesses in historically underserved neighborhoods.
Historical Uptown Condo Building Gets $250K In City Funds For Renovation
The Gunnison Street Lofts building, which houses Fat Cat and Lao Sze Chuan, is one of 12 buildings to win Adopt-A-Landmark funds.
Austin’s Laramie State Bank Is Becoming A Museum. But First, It Needs Emergency Repairs To Fix Severe Water Damage
The building has rapidly deteriorated since it was foreclosed in 2012. In the coming years, it will be transformed into a museum, a business incubator and a café.
Construction Of $20 Million Auburn Gresham Affordable Housing Complex Could Begin Next Summer
The long-awaited project would bring affordable housing and new stores to vacant land on West 79th Street.
Rogers Park Nature Center, Lakeview School Playground And West Ridge Sports Fields In Running For City Grant
The proposals for Nettlehorst Elementary, Leone Beach Park and Warren Park are part of the Chicago Works Community Challenge.
Bronzeville Nurse Hoping To Bring More Healthy Food To The Neighborhood Gets $15K City Grant
Food Matters imagines a community space, shared kitchen and indoor farming market near the 43rd Street Green Line station, aiming to create a more equitable food ecosystem in Bronzeville.