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Roberto Maldonado

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

Maldonado Touts Affordable Housing Wins At Forum, But 26th Ward Candidates Say He’s Neglected Business, Job Growth

Ald. Maldonado is bringing hundreds of affordable units to Humboldt Park, but his opponents say jobs are needed, too.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

26th Ward Candidates To Square Off At Humboldt Park Forum Thursday

Incumbent Ald. Roberto Maldonado (26th) and challengers Theresa Siaw and David Herrera are all slated to attend.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

In City’s Hottest Neighborhoods, Aldermen Rake In Campaign Cash From Developers

Developers are continuing to flock to Logan Square, Wicker Park and Bucktown — and some aldermen overseeing those neighborhoods are reaping the benefits.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

On Call Taped By FBI, Lawyer Complains 4 Aldermen Steered Him Business … But Not Solis, Sun-Times Reports

Victor Reyes, former head of the powerful Hispanic Democratic Organization, complained Solis wasn't sending him business like Joe Moreno, George Cardenas, Ricardo Munoz and Roberto Maldonado.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

Huge Affordable Housing Complex Planned Near 606 Could Help Longtime Residents Stay In Their Neighborhood, Ald. Says

If realized, the project would allow "150 families to stay in [the] community that they have called home for so many decades," Ald. Roberto Maldonado (26th) said.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Humboldt Park Stretch Renamed ‘Puerto Rico Town’ In Effort To Preserve Area’s Culture

Ald. Roberto Maldonado (26th) also wants to convert the stretch into a "special purpose district," which is ruffling some feathers in the neighborhood.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Developer Joins Crowded 26th Ward Race, Calls Maldonado ‘Anti-Development’

David Herrera, 36, is running against incumbent Ald. Roberto Maldonado, who has held the seat since 2009, and three other candidates.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Late 1800s-Era Humboldt Park Church That Caught Fire Earlier This Year Could Be Converted Into Condos

A developer wants to restore the existing church at 3300 W. Pierce Ave. and carve out 13 condos — none of them luxury.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Own A Home Along The 606? You May Be Eligible For New $25K Home Repair Grant

The grants, which will be discussed at a Monday meeting, were created to keep longtime homeowners in the neighborhood.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Humboldt Park’s Puerto Rican Hub, Casa Puertorriqueña, In Danger Of Closing

Locals fear a developer will swoop in and buy the building in the gentrifying neighborhood.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale
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