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Feds Tell Ellis Lakeview Owners: Get A New Property Manager And Fix Filthy Conditions — Or Else
The Kenwood affordable apartment building has failed 15 city inspections during the pandemic, with issues including a broken elevator, mice, roaches and faulty plumbing.
Demolition Court Looms For Chicago’s Last Phyllis Wheatley Home, Which Sheltered Black Women During The Great Migration
Researchers and residents are calling for the preservation of "a tangible place that holds the heritage and spirit of Black women" as the building's owner — and its longtime resident — seeks funding to restore her crumbling home.
Despite Promises From Feds, Kenwood Apartment Residents Still Living With Faulty Plumbing, Insect Infestations, Rent Mixups
It took nearly a year and legal threats from the city to pressure Ellis Lakeview's owner to fix an elevator, tenants said — but there's still much work to be done.
Mice-Infested, Trash-Ridden Kenwood Apartment Building Is Falling Apart, Residents Say As They Beg Feds For Help
Residents of the Ellis Lakeview apartments live with mice and roaches, a broken elevator, a substance they believe to be mold and brown water, they said. The building has failed 12 city inspections during the pandemic.
Collapsed Wicker Park Home Will Be Rebuilt, Realtor Says
The initial plan was to preserve the exterior and rehab the interior, but now, the entire home will be rebuilt, a realtor told Block Club.
General Iron Is Back At Work In Lincoln Park, But Just For ‘Limited’ Activities, City Says
The recycler has been taking in and sorting metal since June 29, but it can't resume shredding until repairs are made to equipment damaged in the May explosions.
Rothschild Liquor Mart Customers ‘Wreak Havoc’ On The Neighborhood, Woodlawn Residents Say — And They Want It Shut Down
Residents frustrated with Rothschild Liquor Mart at 425 E. 63rd St. are calling on the city to revoke its license.