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As Six Corners Sears Overhaul Inches Forward, Some Northwest Siders Celebrate Luxury Apartment Plan — But Others Worry About Affordability

Of 209 luxury apartments planned for the vacant Sears building, just six will be affordable, according to the zoning application. It won't be subject to the city's new affordability ordinance, which goes into effect in October.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park

Neighbors Applaud Six Corners Sears Redevelopment At 1st Public Meeting But Call For More Affordable Housing, Traffic Study

The redevelopment of the old Sears building, which has sat empty since 2018, will bring more density and business to Six Corners, Ald. Jim Gardiner said.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park

Irish Sports Pub Gracie O’Malley’s Opens Six Corners Location Friday

Gracie O'Malley's, which opens Friday, will have a wide selection of craft beers, a full kitchen, 16 TVs and other amenities.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park

Some Six Corners Groups Get Early Look At Sears Redevelopment Plan, But Reporters And Other Residents Shut Out

"When you are already rolling things out to neighbor organizations, that means it is ready for public input," a local urban planner said. But Ald. Jim Gardiner has consistently shut the media and public out of local development meetings.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park

Neighbors Worry Latest Six Corners Development Plan Could Bring The Suburbs To Portage Park And Hurt Local Businesses

A developer wants to bring an Amazon Fresh grocery store and up to 36 apartments to the old Peoples Gas site at Six Corners, but neighbors are wary of its benefit to the community.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park

Residents Near Six Corners Petition For Stop Sign, Speed Camera After Drivers Keep Jumping Curb

Despite a car crashing into a day care center and other incidents, neighbors say Ald. Jim Gardiner's office has been unresponsive to their concerns about the dangerous intersection.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park

Six Corners Sears Site To Be Sold, Unknown If $200 Million Redevelopment Plan Will Continue

The owner of the former Six Corners Sears is in the process of selling the site to Novak Construction, Ald. Jim Gardiner said.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park

Northwestern Buying Entire Old Irving Park Block — Including The Former Sabatino’s Building

The shuttered Sabatino’s will be demolished along with The Fairbrother Funeral Home and two apartment buildings on Irving Park Road.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Will ‘The Hole’ At Six Corners Finally Be Filled? Alderman Says He Now Backs The Plan

After the developer tweaked plans for the vacant Six Corners site, Ald. Jim Gardiner said he's ready for the project to move forward.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park

Hats Plus, The Six Corners Institution That Went Online, Is Closing Up Shop

Hats Plus closed its Six Corners shop in February 2018 but had stayed alive by selling its remaining inventory online.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park

Six Corners Sears Overhaul Gets Alderman’s Approval, Though Tensions Over Corner’s Future Remain

More than 400 apartments are coming to the former Sears location at Six Corners, but just 3 percent of those units will be affordable.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park

Six Corners Sears Would Be Saved, Turned Into Apartments And Retail Under Newly Revealed Plans

The 81-year-old Art Deco building would be renovated and expanded, and a 10-story apartment building would go up nearby, adding 434 rental units to the neighborhood.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

What’s The Future Of The Six Corners’ Sears Site? Ald. Gardiner To Update Neighbors This Month

Ald. Jim Gardiner (45th) announced Friday he will hold a public meeting "to hear about the future of the former Sears Parcel at Six Corners."

Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park

Fed Up Business Owner Calls On Six Corners Neighbors To Protest Gardiner’s Point Decision: ‘Enough Is Enough’

There are currently at least 23 empty storefronts within a one-block radius of the hole, and resident and business owner James Suh said he's tired of watching more close.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park

For Struggling Six Corners Businesses, Gardiner’s Rejection Of The Point Development Hits Hard: ‘That Corner Is Cursed’

"Here are these guys who are bringing $130 million to the table. For the alderman to not support it is just so shortsighted.”

Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park

Latest Plans For The Point At Six Corners Revealed, But Alderman Still Undecided

In two weeks, Ald. Jim Gardiner (45th) will let his ward know if he supports the latest version of the Point At Six Corners development.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park

The Point At Six Corners Keeps Aldi, Adds Affordable Housing As Neighbors Urge Action In Closed-Door Meetings With Ald. Gardiner

Ald. Jim Gardiner has been meeting with residents in their homes about plans for the "big hole" at Six Corners.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Plan For Aldi, Senior Housing At Six Corners Isn’t Dead, Ald. Gardiner Tells Residents — But It’s On Hold For Now

Ald. Jim Gardiner (45th) explained his desire to slow down the timeline for The Point because whatever happens at the former Bank of America site will be “built on my watch.”

Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park

As Plans For Dreaded Hole At Six Corners Intersection Stall, Area Business Owners Plead: ‘Just Put Something There’

Ald.-elect Jim Gardiner will not say whether he'll support The Point at Six Corners moving forward, and it's making some neighbors nervous.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park

Is The Point At Six Corners Dead? Neighbors Try Convincing New Alderman To Support Senior Center At Long-Vacant Intersection

Ald. John Arena slammed his successor James "Jim" Gardiner, saying that if the plan goes back to the drawing board, "you'll have Lake Gardiner."

Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park
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