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Jim Gardiner
Jim Gardiner

Northwestern Buying Entire Old Irving Park Block — Including The Former Sabatino’s Building

The shuttered Sabatino’s will be demolished along with The Fairbrother Funeral Home and two apartment buildings on Irving Park Road.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Will ‘The Hole’ At Six Corners Finally Be Filled? Alderman Says He Now Backs The Plan

After the developer tweaked plans for the vacant Six Corners site, Ald. Jim Gardiner said he's ready for the project to move forward.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park

Six Corners Sears Overhaul Gets Alderman’s Approval, Though Tensions Over Corner’s Future Remain

More than 400 apartments are coming to the former Sears location at Six Corners, but just 3 percent of those units will be affordable.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park

Six Corners Community Plaza, Championed By John Arena, Put On Hold By Ald. Jim Gardiner

Though officials say an engineering study was already completed and paid for by the city, Ald. Jim Gardiner said a Fire Department study is needed.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park

Fischman Public House Is Closing, And Its Owners Say Stalled Developments At Six Corners Is Partly To Blame

Fischman's moved to Six Corners last year, banking on a rebirth of the area. It will serve its last customers Sunday.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park

What’s The Future Of The Six Corners’ Sears Site? Ald. Gardiner To Update Neighbors This Month

Ald. Jim Gardiner (45th) announced Friday he will hold a public meeting "to hear about the future of the former Sears Parcel at Six Corners."

Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park

Ald. Gardiner Backs Down On Push To Change Six Corners SSA Rules As Aldermen Advance Budget

A change would have unseated longtime member Anna Sobor, who lives in nearby Old Irving Park and supported former Ald. John Arena.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park

Ald. Gardiner Wants To Change Six Corners SSA Rules — Which Would Force Out Woman Who Supported His Political Rival

The SSA commissioner told city officials Gardiner’s proposal was designed to unseat her, since she supported former 45th Ward Ald. John Arena.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park

Fed Up Business Owner Calls On Six Corners Neighbors To Protest Gardiner’s Point Decision: ‘Enough Is Enough’

There are currently at least 23 empty storefronts within a one-block radius of the hole, and resident and business owner James Suh said he's tired of watching more close.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park

For Struggling Six Corners Businesses, Gardiner’s Rejection Of The Point Development Hits Hard: ‘That Corner Is Cursed’

"Here are these guys who are bringing $130 million to the table. For the alderman to not support it is just so shortsighted.”

Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park

Ousted Ald. Arena Hired By The City As Department Of Planning Senior Adviser

Arena, who served two terms on the City Council, will be paid $123,996 annually.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

After Pulling Austin-Foster Dog Park Funding, Ald. Gardiner Defends Decision To Scrap Arena-Era Participatory Budget Plans

Neighbors voted on how to spend 2019 ward money under Ald. John Arena, but newly-elected Ald. Jim Gardiner scrapped some of those plans.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park

Latest Plans For The Point At Six Corners Revealed, But Alderman Still Undecided

In two weeks, Ald. Jim Gardiner (45th) will let his ward know if he supports the latest version of the Point At Six Corners development.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park

Ald. Gardiner To Host Public Meeting On Point At Six Corners Project Next Month

The September meeting comes after several invite-only meetings were held in homes to gather feedback.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park

The Point At Six Corners Keeps Aldi, Adds Affordable Housing As Neighbors Urge Action In Closed-Door Meetings With Ald. Gardiner

Ald. Jim Gardiner has been meeting with residents in their homes about plans for the "big hole" at Six Corners.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Rock The Badges Takes Over Six Corners This Weekend

Money raised at the event is donated to charities that benefit the families of fallen police officers and firefighters.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park

As Plans For Dreaded Hole At Six Corners Intersection Stall, Area Business Owners Plead: ‘Just Put Something There’

Ald.-elect Jim Gardiner will not say whether he'll support The Point at Six Corners moving forward, and it's making some neighbors nervous.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park

Is The Point At Six Corners Dead? Neighbors Try Convincing New Alderman To Support Senior Center At Long-Vacant Intersection

Ald. John Arena slammed his successor James "Jim" Gardiner, saying that if the plan goes back to the drawing board, "you'll have Lake Gardiner."

Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park

Did Support For Affordable Housing Cost Ald. John Arena His 45th Ward Seat?

Residents "felt that they didn't have an opportunity for their voices to be heard," said James "Jim" Gardiner, an EMT, who ousted the two-term alderman.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park
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