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Felix Cardona Jr.
Felix Cardona Jr.

Plan To Bring More Retail, Film Studio To The Fields Campus Gets Final Approval From City Council

The approval comes after some community members tried to block the vote over what they called a lack of transparency.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Plan To Redevelop Part Of The Fields Campus Gets OK From Key City Panel Despite Community Opposition

Some commissioners echoed concerns about gentrification but ultimately approved the developer's plans, setting the stage for a film production studio on the Northwest Side.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

As Some Groups Dial Up Opposition To Avondale Film Studio, Others Say Latest Fields Development Will Benefit Neighborhood

The area alderman and some neighbors have backed the project, but others say they've not received enough information and want a pending city vote delayed.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Film Production Studio At Logan Square-Avondale Border Would Bring Needed Jobs, Supporters Say, But Some Feel Shut Out Of Process

Developer Knickpoint Ventures wants to convert part of The Fields campus at Diversey and Pulaski into a film production studio, similar to the West Side's Cinespace studios.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Alderman Hasn’t Decided If He’ll Support Weed Farm Planned For Logan Square Marble Plant

Under a co-op ownership model, five to seven social-equity applicants would own 51 percent of the weed farm and budtenders would start at $18 an hour.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Group Moves To Open Weed Farm Co-Op In Logan Square Marble Plant Where Music Venue Was Rejected

The weed company is looking to bring new life to a warehouse that has sat vacant for 11 years.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Hermosa Residents Protest Alderman’s Decision To Not Make Dangerous Stretch Of Kostner A One-Way Street

The alderman is instead following CDOT's recommendation to install carriage walks on the stretch, which the residents say will make the narrow street even more dangerous.

Belmont Cragin, Hermosa

Logan Square Music Venue Proposal Dead, Developer Now Planning To Lease Out Building To Manufacturer

"I listened to the community and the community voted no, so my decision is going to be no," Ald. Felix Cardona Jr. said of the zoning change developers wanted.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Would Music Venue Cause Displacement Or Be A Boon To Logan Square/Hermosa? Neighbors Divided Over Proposal

At a community meeting held Saturday, about 55 percent of neighbors voted "yes" and about 45 percent voted "no."

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Youth Leaders Protest Logan Square Music Venue: ‘This Zoning Change Will Tear Our Community Apart’

The young people are calling on Ald. Felix Cardona Jr. (31st) and Logan Square/Hermosa residents to reject the proposal planned for 2537 N. Pulaski Road.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Logan Square Music Venue Slammed As ‘Hipster’ Gentrification, But No Evidence Club Will Displace Residents, Developers Say

Ald. Felix Cardona Jr. has said he wants to hear from the broader community before he decides whether or not to sign off on the zoning change needed to open the venue.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

New Music Venue Could Open In Former Logan Square Marble Plant

Ald. Felix Cardona Jr. wouldn't say if he supports the proposal: "I could see people being displaced so I'm very cautious of that."

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

After Defeat, 31st Ward Candidate Launches New Political Group To ‘Raise The Voices Of Vulnerable People’

"It's about immigrants, young people that don't have a voting record, women and other peoples' voices that you haven't really heard represented in the community," Colin Bird-Martinez said.

Belmont Cragin, Hermosa

Felix Cardona Unseats Ald. Milly Santiago In 31st Ward Race

Santiago, a former TV reporter, narrowly won the seat in 2015.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Ald. Milly Santiago To Face Felix Cardona In 31st Ward Runoff

Santiago narrowly won the seat in 2015.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale