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Uptown’s Clark Street Getting Major Overhaul As 4 Developments Bring 100+ Residential Units To Area

The developments will transform what is a sleepy stretch of single-story retail buildings on Clark between Sunnyside and Wilson avenues.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Uptown Affordable Housing Developments For Women Who Are Homeless, Low-Income Seniors Get City Approval

Separate housing developments for women facing homelessness and an affordable senior apartment building in Uptown were given the OK from a city commission.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Weiss Hospital Development Is Moving Forward — But Neighbors Worried About Gentrification Are Continuing To Push Back

Critics say the plan to convert the hospital parking lot into apartments will push low-income residents out of Uptown. "We need affordable housing, not luxury housing," one neighbor said at a recent meeting.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Uptown’s Brenneman School Gets New Playground To Replace One From 1960s: ‘It Really Means A Lot To Us’

The playground was requested by Brenneman's new leaders, who got the playground built in mere months.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

2 Apartment Buildings Proposed For Happy Wash Retail Strip On Uptown’s Wilson Avenue

Developers Ayman Khalil and Kareem Musawwir are asking to build to the property line, without a rear or front property-line setback, drawing criticism from neighbors.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

After 3rd Time Being Attacked, Cappleman Defends Street Interventions But Says He Will ‘Be More Careful When I Work’

Some constituents have criticized Cappleman's tactics, with one Uptown group calling it "terrifying and inappropriate."

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Ald. James Cappleman Put In Chokehold, Beaten With Table After Confronting Men He Says Were Drinking On Uptown Corner

"I know the individual who assaulted me," Cappleman said. The attack happened after the alderman tried to remove a small table from the corner. One of the men said the table belonged to them.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

‘Historic’ Gang Feud To Blame For Recent Uptown Shootings Near Sheridan And Wilson, Police Say

Six people have been shot at Sheridan and Wilson since late July in a longstanding gang conflict. Neighbors in a nearby high rise are voicing concerns for their safety.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Uptown School Getting New Accessible Playground And Nature Walk After City Council Approval

Courtenay Elementary will get $2.1 million in city funds to update its play area for all ages of students.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Weiss Hospital Development Goes To City Council, But Some Aldermen Balk At Project

Plans for an apartment complex on the hospital parking lot were approved after a robust debate, setting up a final vote by the City Council Wednesday.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Plan To Turn Weiss Hospital Parking Lot Into Apartments Gets Key City Approval Despite Some Neighbor Opposition

The plan for the 314-unit building is moving forward after a bumpy community approval process earlier this summer.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

After Uptown Advisory Panel Flip Flops On Weiss Hospital Parking Lot Development, Alderman Says He’ll Support It

Ald. James Cappleman's zoning advisory board initially voted down the development. But the board changed its vote, and Cappleman has now said he supports the project.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Uptown Clark Street Building Could Be Reused As Apartments Under Developer Proposal

Honore Properties wants to create 24 apartments and retail space in the 115-year-old building at 4533 N. Clark St.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Plan To Turn Weiss Hospital Parking Lot Into Apartments Is Alive Again After Alderman’s Committee Changes Vote

Ald. James Cappleman will make a decision on the proposal after a member of his advisory committee changed its vote to support the project.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Plan To Turn Weiss Hospital Parking Lot Into Apartment Building Shot Down By Neighborhood’s Alderman

Ald. James Cappleman said he will not support Lincoln Property Company's plans for a 314-unit apartment building on a Weiss Hospital parking lot.

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

Leland Avenue Shared Street Returns This Week To Allow More Space For Pedestrians On Side Streets

The city's Shared Streets program returns this year, once again starting with Leland Avenue between Uptown and Lincoln Square.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Montrose Harbor Paid Parking Meters Could Help City Turn Profit For First Time In Disastrous Parking Deal’s History, Officials Say

Pay-to-park meters are being installed at two of Montrose Harbor's most popular attractions, as well as in several parts of Lincoln Park.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Uptown Neighbors Want To Stop Conversion Of Weiss Hospital Parking Lot Into Apartments: ‘We Are At A Tipping Point In Our Community’

A developer's plan for a 314-unit apartment building at the Weiss Hospital lot is luxury housing overkill in a neighborhood with a massive influx of development, some neighbors say.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Weiss Hospital Hosting Vaccine Event For 46th Ward Residents, Alderman Announces

Eligible 46th Ward residents can get the Pfizer vaccine at one of two clinic events at Weiss Hospital this month.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park
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