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City Only Expected 50, But Hundreds Apply For 14 Spots On Lincoln Yards Neighbors Group

The council will consist of neighborhood representatives, community leaders and others chosen by the mayor and Ald. Brian Hopkins.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Have Thoughts About Lincoln Yards Or The 78? City Seeking Volunteers For Advisory Council On Megadevelopments

The council will consist of neighborhood representatives, community leaders and others chosen by the mayor and Ald. Brian Hopkins.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Fleet Fields, Soccer Site At Bucktown/Lincoln Yards Border, Will Remain Open Through Winter

Sterling Bay, the developer behind Lincoln Yards, kept the fields open in response to community demand.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Frustrated Teachers Take On Lincoln Yards As Strike Reaches Day 9: ‘TIF Money … Should Be Going To Our Schools’

Earlier this month, Mayor Lightfoot said the $1.3 billion tax subsidy for Lincoln Yards is not "available [money] that we can just shift somewhere else."

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Huge Stanley’s Market Site Will Go To Auction In November — Unless Someone Buys It First

Many thought the collection of properties would be snatched up for the nearby Lincoln Yards project, but the site remains for sale.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Judge Dismisses Lawsuit To Block Lincoln Yards TIF, Says Groups Lack Standing

Ald. Brian Hopkins, a vocal supporter of the TIF district, said the $6 billion project “is already moving forward,” and that it “wasn’t even slowed down by this lawsuit.”

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Despite City’s ‘Rush To Judgment’ On Lincoln Yards, Judge Says Lawsuit To Block Tax Subsidy Might Not Fly

The city is trying to get a lawsuit aiming to stop $1.3 billion in tax dollars from going to the Lincoln Yards project dismissed. A judge could rule on it next week.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Fight To Stop $1.3 Billion Tax Subsidy For Lincoln Yards Returns To Court

Regardless of the outcome of the lawsuit, organizers hope the city will seek a "serious, systemic reform" of TIFs.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Sterling Bay Wanted To Give New Lincoln Yards Soccer Fields To City, But Park District Can’t Afford It

Sterling Bay wanted to gift the fields to the city ahead of the Lincoln Yards development, but maintenance, programming and security staff at Fleet Fields was too pricey for the park district.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Discounted Tickets Now On Sale For Educational TIF Event In Wicker Park

Tax Increment Financing (TIF) districts are used by municipalities to incentivize development.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Lincoln Yards Developer Sterling Bay Will Unveil ‘Fleet Fields’ Soccer Fields This Weekend (PHOTOS)

It is unknown whether the developer will construct a school, library or community center as previously promised.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

What Are These Soccer Fields Popping Up At Lincoln Yards? Ald. Hopkins Announces Fleet Fields

The sports fields will be completed by July 28, the alderman said.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Community Groups Sue City To Try To End Lincoln Yards TIF, Reform TIF System

The groups behind the lawsuit allege the city has used the TIF system in a "racially and ethnically discriminatory" way to benefit white-majority areas.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Community Groups Sue City To Block $900 Million Lincoln Yards TIF

The controversial TIF for the Lincoln Yards development was approved by the City Council last week.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

‘This Is The Last Time. You’re Done’: After Defeat, Lincoln Yards Critics Hopeful New Council Will Stop Luxury TIF Handouts

Mayor-elect Lori Lightfoot said a deal like the one approved Wednesday won't happen under her watch. "Enjoy this moment in the sun, because you’re never going to get a deal like this again."

Downtown

$1.6 Billion In Tax Subsidies For Lincoln Yards, The 78 Delayed, But Both Could Be Approved Wednesday

Mayor Rahm Emanuel pushed for the delay because Mayor-elect Lori Lightfoot, who has expressed concerns about Lincoln Yards, requested it.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

Rahm Calls For Delay On $1.6 Billion TIF Deal For Lincoln Yards, The 78 After Lightfoot’s Plea

Ald. Brian Hopkins (2nd) said he still wants the vote to go through.

Downtown

Aldermen Set To Dole Out $1.6 Billion In Tax Subsidies For Lincoln Yards, The 78

As Mayor Emanuel and 11 or as many as 14 aldermen prepare to end their terms, they are set to create two new neighborhoods.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

Ald. Michele Smith Declares Victory In 43rd Ward Race

Smith led opponent Derek Lindblom by nearly 10 points Tuesday night.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

Ald. Michele Smith Faces High-Stakes Runoff Tuesday With Derek Lindblom In Fight For 43rd Ward Seat

Both Smith and challenger Lindblom are well-financed, knowledgeable about the issues and poised to make the run-off election a tight one.

Lincoln Park, Old Town
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