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James Cappleman
James Cappleman

‘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
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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

Montrose Beach Natural Area Will Expand To Protect Piping Plover Nesting Grounds, Park District Says

The Park District has approved a measure adding 3 acres of beach space favored by the piping plovers to the Montrose Dune Natural Area.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Developer Drops Out Of Uptown Theatre Project, But Owner Says Plan Still On To Rehab Historic Venue: ‘It’s Got A Bright Future’

Farpoint Development no longer is attached to the project to rehab the historic Uptown Theatre, which hasn't hosted shows since 1981.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Farewell, Free Parking: Meters Coming To Montrose Harbor, Angering Lakefront Park Advocates

City crews were out Wednesday prepping for the installation of the meters, upsetting park advocates.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Vacant Uptown Church Would Make Way For 5-Story Apartment Building Under Developer’s Proposal

The Assyrian Evangelical United Church building, vacant since the fall, would be demolished for a 32-unit building at Sunnyside Avenue and Hazel Street.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Uptown City Sports Building Being Demolished, Paving Way For 200 Apartments At Broadway And Wilson

The one-story City Sports building is being demolished to make way for a nine-story apartment building on the prominent Uptown corner.

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

Sale Of Weiss Hospital Parking Lot To Apartment Developer Secures Health Center’s Future, Officials Say. But Neighbors Question Need Of Project

Lincoln Property Company wants to turn the parking lot at Wilson Avenue and Marine Drive into a 12-story, 314-unit apartment building.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park
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