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Harry Osterman

Harry Osterman
Harry Osterman

Protected Bike Lane Coming To Clark Street In Edgewater, Alderman Says

The new bike lane will connect to an existing bike lane along Clark in Andersonville. Clark Street is a "spoke route," a direct biking route to Downtown.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Edgewater Esports Cafe, Put On Hold During Pandemic, Is Back In Play For Potential 2022 Opening

City Council approved plans for the esports center at 5214 N. Sheridan Road.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Clark Street, Sheridan Road To Be Resurfaced On Far North Side Starting This Week

Major reconstruction of Clark Street and Sheridan Road in Uptown and Edgewater is scheduled to start Monday.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Alderman Backs Apartments Near Berwyn Red Line After Developer Redesigns Project, Moves Affordable Units

MCZ Development's building will have five affordable units spread throughout the building rather than placing them all at street level, according to new plans.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

TimeLine Theatre Pitches Plans To Move From Lakeview To Uptown, Renovate Warehouse Into Arts Center

The plan to move to a bigger space in Uptown and renovate the building at 5033 N. Broadway has been in the works since 2018.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

As Long-Awaited Red Line Overhaul Begins, Officials Say Disruption To North Side Stations Will Be ‘Worth It’

The reconstruction will completely rebuild Red and Purple line tracks and create stations at Lawrence, Argyle, Berwyn and Bryn Mawr.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Development Next To Berwyn Red Line Stop To Include 77 Apartments, But Neighbors Say Affordable Ones Shouldn’t Be All On Ground Floor

The developer swapped out ground-floor retail for affordable apartments at Ald. Harry Osterman's request, but not all neighbors are on board with the plan.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Mayor’s Plan To Require More Affordable Units In Residential Developments Earns Key City Approval

The Lightfoot administration's plan would require developers building in most parts of the city to include 20 percent affordable units, up from the current 10 percent.

Downtown

Edgewater’s Broadway Armory Hosting 48th Ward Vaccine Event Next Week

The vaccine clinic on Tuesday will be for those who work or live in the 48th Ward, according to Ald. Harry Osterman

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Boil Water Advisory Issued For Part Of Andersonville’s Berwyn Avenue After Water Main Break

A water main break will require Berwyn Avenue residents to boil their water for five minutes before consuming it for at least a day.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Lakefront Fully Reopens For First Time During Coronavirus

The move comes after aldermen and neighbors began asking why lakefront parks and beaches remained closed through the winter.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

After Sudden Retirement, 6 Candidates Seek Appointment To Become Far North Side’s State Senator

The candidates are seeking to be appointed to the State Senate seat being vacated by recently reelected Sen. Heather Steans.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Edgewater’s Ken Nordine Mansion Made City Historical Landmark After Preservation Effort

The historical designation comes after the home was bought by a wealthy Chicago couple, saving it from the wrecking ball.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Free Coronavirus Testing Site Coming To Edgewater Next Week

The one-day testing pop-up is free and available to people regardless of their immigration or health insurance status.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Cedar Street Bringing 180 Apartments To Uptown Corner, Second Part Of Massive Broadway Building Project

Cedar Street received initial approval for a two-building, 180 unit development at Broadway and Winona that will complement its 342-unit complex across the street.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Shots Fired During Andersonville Vigil For Man Killed Over Weekend, Authorities Say

No one was wounded in the shooting, which took place near a memorial for Daniel Zetina, a former Peirce student killed Saturday in West Ridge.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Andersonville Clock Tower Project Abruptly Scrapped After Alderman ‘Appalled’ By Developer’s Facebook Post

Ald. Harry Osterman said a post reading "we need to recruit snipers" amid civil unrest does "not reflect my own views, nor the values of" Andersonville.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Edgewater Public Art Exhibit Preserves Protest Art From Boarded-Up Buildings: ‘We Want To Continue The Conversation’

Street art created on the plywood of boarded-up buildings this summer is on exhibit in Edgewater storefronts through October.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Andersonville Clock Tower Apartment Building Proposal Leads To Clash Over Affordable Housing

A four story apartment building would bring a clock tower to Andersonville's Clark Street, but some neighbors said it needs more affordable units.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Business Owners Brace For Brutal Winter, Ask Local Leaders For Help Surviving

With budget constraints limiting the financial aid that can go to businesses, aldermen said they are using their platform to boost local shops.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park
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