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After Two-Year Legal Battle Over Rent, Ald. Ramirez-Rosa Pays Mark Fishman $60K, Records Show

The lawsuit between the longtime adversaries stemmed from a years-old rent dispute over the office the alderman once rented from Fishman.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Logan Square ‘Downzoning’ Efforts Approved By City Panel Despite Prominent Landlord’s Threats To Sue

The measures were dropped at the city's last Zoning Committee hearing, but they were resurrected at Tuesday's hearing and approved.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Prominent Logan Square Landlord Threatens To Sue City Over Zoning Change And Gets His Way — Again

The move involving the Parson's site in Logan Square raises broader questions about whether threats of lawsuits should dictate if city legislation moves forward, an alderman said.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Mark Fishman’s Buildings Dropped From Milwaukee Avenue ‘Downzoning’ Plan After Landlord Threatens To Sue

It's the latest in a long-running battle between the prominent landlord and Ald. Carlos Ramirez-Rosa (35th), who after years of gathering community input sent the measure to City Council.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Would Logan Square Affordable Housing Complex Create Parking ‘Nightmare’ As Opponents Claim In Lawsuit? Not At All, Report Finds

The lawsuit is "another example of a kitchen sink attempt to block affordable housing by any means necessary," the researcher wrote in his data-driven report.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

New Lawsuit From Logan Square Landlords Aims To Stop Affordable Development — But It Won’t Work, Officials Say

While the all-affordable housing complex on Emmett Street will eliminate a parking lot, most residents support making the area more affordable.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Mark Fishman And Logan Square Landlords Sue To Block Affordable Housing Project Near Blue Line

The lawsuit argues replacing a surface parking lot with 100 subsidized apartments would cause them “irreparable injury.”

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Controversial Landlord Mark Fishman Gave At Least $100,000 To Ald. Ramirez-Rosa’s Opponent, Records Show

An expert said the move appears to be a "blatant" example of campaign finance law exploitation.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

How Many Of Chicago’s 77,000 Big Buildings Recycle? Nobody Knows.

Mayor Rahm Emanuel's plan to take recycling to Chicago's high rises and commercial buildings has fallen short because of lax enforcement and a series of bureaucratic snafus.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

‘He Dined And Ditched’: Landlord Accuses Ramirez-Rosa Of Running Out On His Office Lease; Alderman Says It’s Politics

A corporation associated with M. Fishman Co. made a $5,000 donation to Rosa's opponent Yu Dieterich last month.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Landlord Mark Fishman Kicked Me Out Of My Ward Office, Ald. Carlos Ramirez-Rosa Says

Ramirez-Rosa contends the landlord manufactured a lease dispute to "bully and buy him." Fishman alleges the alderman owed $42,000 in back rent.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale