Hilco must pay $370,000 to a Little Village wellness organization working to address asthma in the area and continue dust mitigation efforts for the remainder of the site's demolition.
City Council Approves Plan To Scrap Tax Breaks For ‘Bad Actor’ Developers — But It Won’t Apply To HilcoJustin Laurence Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop Primary category in which blog post is published
Lightfoot Defends City’s Actions On Little Village Smokestack Demolition: ‘I Don’t Believe We Were Negligent’Alejandra Cancino, Better Government Association Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop Primary category in which blog post is published
Tres Meses Después De La Explosión En La Villita, La Empresa Hilco Aterroriza Nuevamente A Vecinos De Nueva Jersey: ‘Lo Que Hicieron Fue Sumamente Dañino’
Una fuerte explosión provocó una gigantesca nube de polvo en los cielos de un vecindario en Nueva Jersey. Esta vez sucedió sin previo aviso causando pánico a los vecinos que temían de un ataque terrorista ocurrido en las cercanías de Nueva York.
3 Months After Little Village Dust Disaster, Hilco Implosion Terrifies New Jersey Neighbors: ‘What They Did Was Unconscionably Wrong’
A loud blast sent a massive dust cloud across a New Jersey neighborhood. This time it happened with no notice, panicking neighbors who feared a terrorist attack in nearby New York City.
All demolition work is expected to be completed by September, clearing the way for a 1-million-square-foot logistics facility for Target.
Hilco Outlines Final Demolition Plans For Crawford Coal Plant Site, But Residents Want Developer Gone
Little Village residents and activists criticized the developer for its “aggressive timeline” and wondered why the project is continuing while coronavirus is still a concern.
Hilco To Start Building Target Warehouse Friday Despite Plans By Mayor To Rescind Construction Permit
The development company plans to host a virtual community meeting to talk about the demolition of the remaining seven-story structure at the old Crawford coal plant site.
More Demolition Work Planned At Old Crawford Coal Plant As City Says Another Building Poses ‘Imminent Danger’
The latest demolition work comes after Hilco contractor Heneghan Wrecking completed demolition of the turbine building last week, which the city also called an imminent threat.
After Little Village Coated In Dust Cloud, City Pitches New Ordinance To Avoid Future Demolition Disasters
As part of the ordinance, set to be introduced Wednesday, the city will require implosion applicants to notify residents within 1,000 feet, post a large sign and hold public meetings.
After a dust cloud descended on Little Village, city officials said a few bricks would be removed at a time when demolition resumed. But new video shows large parts of the building being torn out.
City Should Kill Hilco’s $19.7 Million Tax Break Deal After Botched Smokestack Demolition, Alderman Says
Ald. Michael Rodriguez wants the city to enact a "clawback" ordinance that would revoke economic development tax incentives given to corporations that “betray the public’s trust.”