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Heartland Cafe Site Being Turned Into Apartments As Developer Breaks Ground After COVID-19 Delays

Work is finally starting on a developer's plan to turn the former Heartland Cafe site into a 30-unit apartment building.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Change Of Heart(land): Developer Cuts Plan For Famed Rogers Park Cafe Site In Half

The latest proposed building to replace the Heartland Cafe would have 30 units and stand five stories tall.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

25 Years Of Rogers Park Photos To Be Featured In New Photo Exhibit Monday

Many of the photos were taken near Heartland Café and Pub 626 will host photographer Erik Oefelein for a meet and greet.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

The Crawlspace Of Ald. Maria Hadden’s Ward Office Has Become A Preservation Haven

Rogers Park residents are encouraged to stop by the ward office for terracotta pieces and purple bricks from The Heartland Café.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Heartland Cafe Apartment Project Won’t Get Zoning Change — So Developer Is Killing Affordable Units

New Ald. Maria Hadden said she won't support a request to allow a larger building than the current zoning calls for. The developer, as a result, said he can't afford to put affordable units in it.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Vote On New 6-Story Building At Heartland Cafe Site Stalled By Ald. Hadden, Who Wants More Input From Neighbors

A developer wants to build a six-story building at the site with retail on the ground floor and apartments above.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Replacing The Heartland Cafe: Here’s The 6-Story, $15 Million Apartment Building Proposed For Site

The developer, a Rogers Park native, said he wants the building to be “an affordable and welcoming place," but some neighbors said rents were too high.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Heartland Cafe’s Demolition Signifies ‘The End Of An Era’ — But Owner Says He’s Searching For Its Next Home

The front of the iconic came tumbling down Thursday, but the cafe could come back to life some day, its owner said.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Prominent Rogers Park Closings Worry Neighbors, But Small Business Community Optimistic About The Future

After the closing of Royal Coffee House, Leona's and The Heartland Cafe, some residents were left feeling alarmed.

Heartland Cafe Demolished As Beloved Rogers Park Institution Makes Way For Apartment Project

Crews began tearing down the cafe Tuesday as some fans grabbed mementos.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Heartland Cafe’s Site To Be Turned Into A 6-Story Apartment And Retail Building, Report Says

There are plans for 60 units on the site of the now-closed Rogers Park institution.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Closing Heartland Cafe Might Become Residential Building, Owner Says

The cafe will be closed for a few months, its owner said, but he hopes to reopen — in a Rogers Park location — eventually.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Heartland Cafe Closing In Rogers Park: ‘What A Long, Strange Trip It’s Been’

After 42 years, the iconic restaurant and community gathering place will shut down as it seeks a new home.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Heartland Cafe Up For Sale, But Owner Predicts Iconic Restaurant Won’t Close

The lot could be redeveloped and contain up to 33 units, a sales post for the cafe noted.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park