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Affordable Housing And Arts Building A Step Toward Preserving Humboldt Park’s Puerto Rican Identity: ‘We Are Not For Gentrification’
After years of planning, a five-story affordable housing complex with a ground-floor theater will soon rise on Division Street.
City Council Backs Plan To Turn West Side Bank Building Into Latino Heritage Center, Affordable Housing
The redevelopment of Pioneer Trust & Savings Bank, which has sat vacant for 13 years, would "preserve our cultural identity in that area and repel any symbols of gentrification," the alderman said.
Affordable Apartments At Humboldt Park’s La Casa Puertorriqueña Site Got City Council Approval
For the past couple of years, there has been little activity on the site. But now, nonprofit developer Hispanic Housing’s long-planned project is moving forward.
Humboldt Park Teen Killed In Shooting, Other Gun Violence Victims Honored With Mural: ‘We Hope That Their Lives Inspire Change’
Neftali Reyes Jr. was shot and killed in 2017. Family and friends gathered this week to pay tribute to the 19-year-old, a talented baseball player who "learned to catch before he could walk."
Gunman From ‘Horrific’ Humboldt Park Shooting That Killed Young Parents Will Be Arrested, Lightfoot Vows
The victims shared two young children. A fundraiser to pay for their funerals and help their children has raised more than $30,000.
Humboldt Park Alderman Slams Police Commander For Closing Road Near Puerto Rican Parade To Prevent Shootings
"Closing access to Marin Drive during this weekend ... is sending the message that we can't celebrate safely. And I know we can," Ald. Roberto Maldonado said.
Humboldt Park Affordable Apartments Moving Forward, But Neighbors Say Alderman Is Ignoring Their Pleas For A Public Meeting
"This is a nine-story development in the heart of our community ... and [Ald. Maldonado] is not allowing the community to weigh in," one neighbor said.
Developer Breaks Ground On Long-Planned Affordable Housing Arts Building On Humboldt Park’s Paseo Boricua
The project, funded by tax-increment finance dollars and tax-exempt housing bonds, will bring 24 units of affordable housing geared toward artists and a ground-floor theater to 2709-15 W. Division St.
Humboldt Park Doesn’t Have Enough Vaccination Sites — And The City Needs To Do More, Local Leaders Say
The alderman said he's also concerned white suburban residents are booking most appointments at neighborhood sites rather than Black and Latino residents.
Plan To Bring Affordable Housing For Artists To Humboldt Park Gets Funding Boost
Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Monday issued an ordinance to allocate an additional $6 million in tax-exempt housing bonds toward the long-discussed project at 2709-15 W. Division St.
After Some Neighbors Complain, City Removes Colorful Graffiti Along 606
Some neighbors were disappointed in the removal. "These things were beautiful. It's not hurting anybody," one said.
After Years Of ‘Racist Vitriol,’ Chicago’s Neighborhood Facebook Pages Face Pushback From Residents
Neighborhood Facebook pages are fixtures in many communities, but they have been hotbeds for racism. Mods and neighbors are increasingly pushing back.
Alderman Wants To Extend Ban On Demolitions Along The 606
Northwest Side leaders want more time to come up with a long-term legislative solution to protect areas near the trail from rapid gentrification.
Affordable Housing Complex Proposal Near 606 Trail Awarded $1.5M In Federal Tax Credits
The development would bring affordable housing to an area grappling with gentrification, but the coronavirus crisis may delay it.
Demolition Along 606 Halted For 6 Months As City Looks Into Impact Of Gentrification
The ban will begin Feb. 1. and end Aug. 1.
Plan To Stall Development Along 606 Trail Wins Lightfoot’s Support Ahead Of Council Vote
Mayor Lori Lightfoot supported a scaled-back version of the plan Tuesday after initially blasting the original proposal as misguided and likely illegal.
Lightfoot Blasts Proposal To Freeze Development Near 606: ‘We Need A Surgical Knife, Not A Club’
Mayor Lori Lightfoot blasted a proposal to freeze construction near the 606 as a misguided effort that is likely illegal.
New 606 Anti-Gentrification Plan Would Ban New Housing, Teardowns Along The Trail For 14 Months
The ordinance aims to pump the brakes on the booming real estate market along the trail that has displaced many Latino residents.
Looking For Affordable Housing In Logan Square Or Humboldt Park? Find Out What’s Available At Housing Fair
The purpose of the fair, set for Aug. 10, is to give neighbors the tools they need to find affordable housing in the area.
Alderman Who Cashed In On 606 Boom Blocks New Development Near Trail, And One Property Owner Is Fighting Back
The property owner said Ald. Maldonado has blocked him at every turn, limiting what he can build on the site: "This is the quintessential example of aldermanic privilege being abused."