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Roberto Maldonado
Roberto Maldonado

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.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

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.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

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.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

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.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

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.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

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.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

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.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

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.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

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.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

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.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Demolition Along 606 Halted For 6 Months As City Looks Into Impact Of Gentrification

The ban will begin Feb. 1. and end Aug. 1.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

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.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

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.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

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.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

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.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

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."

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Dog Rescue Shelter Blocked By Ald. Maldonado Finds A New Home Outside His Ward

One Tail at a Time is now looking to move into a city-owned building at 2460 W. Cortland St., also in Logan Square but situated in the 1st Ward.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Long-Vacant Logan Liquor Store Might Stay That Way After Alderman ‘Strung Along’ Dog Rescue That Wanted To Move In, Group Says

After nearly a year of jumping through hoops, One Tail At A Time is moving on. But she wants neighbors to know Ald. Roberto Maldonado chose an abandoned liquor store over a dog rescue facility.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Ald. Roberto Maldonado Declares Victory In 26th Ward Race, Narrowly Avoiding Runoff

Theresa Siaw, his closest challenger, vowed to challenge the results "no matter what."

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

26th Ward Attack Mailer Accuses Candidate Theresa Siaw Of Lying About Her Job — But It’s Not True, Her Former Boss Says

The mailer, paid for by Ald. Maldonado's campaign, alleges Siaw doesn't work as director of OMNI Healthcare. But she did, in fact, work there as a director.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale
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