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City Lit Is Open Again, With New Owner Pledging To Keep Logan Square Bookstore A Community Hub

Right around the same time the shop closed, longtime librarian Stephanie Kitchen was quietly working behind the scenes to reopen the beloved bookstore and keep the community hub alive.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

City Lit Bookstore To Reopen In June Under New Ownership: ‘I Am So Eager To Welcome The Community Back’

Logan Square resident and longtime librarian Stephanie Kitchen is taking over the independent book store, which closed over the winter due to the pandemic.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Affordable Housing Complex Pitched For City Lit Books Site, Old Home Of Logan Square Blue Line Terminal

Evergreen Real Estate Group wants to bring 64 affordable housing apartments to the CTA-owned site at 2525 N. Kedzie Blvd. to combat gentrification-fueled displacement.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

City Lit Book Store In Logan Square Closing Due To Coronavirus: ‘Revenues Have Fallen Dramatically’

It's the latest small business in Chicago to permanently close because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale