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St. Matthias Rectory Would Become Apartments And Townhomes Under Developer’s New Proposal
Ald. Andre Vasquez rejected a previous proposal for the property after neighbors raised several objections, including the size and look of apartments to be built next to the closed rectory.
Some Lincoln Square Neighbors Unhappy With Developer’s Plan To Build Apartments At St. Matthias Rectory
A family-led development team want to convert the rectory into two multi-unit apartment buildings on the corner lot. The plan needs a zoning change from Ald. Andre Vasquez to move forward.
Lincoln Square’s St. Matthias Rectory Would Become Apartments Under Developer’s Proposal
The St. Matthias church property is not part of the proposal, but the apartments would be built on an unofficial community space. Neighbors will be able to learn more at an Oct. 5 community meeting.
Determined To Save St. Matthias, Lincoln Square Community Takes Fight Over Church’s Closure To Vatican
“We're trying to play out every legal opportunity available to us to fight this,” said the president of the Save St. Matthias group.
As St. Matthias Parishioners Fight To Keep Lincoln Square Church Open, Archdiocese Says $4.6 Million Debt Will Force Its Closure
“Young people, everyone in their 30s or younger, there are precious few of them here,” Malave said. “And they’re filing into non-denominational churches."
‘It Feels Like They Deceived Us’: St. Matthias Parishioners Angry At Plan To Close Lincoln Square Church
The parish's school will remain open, but the 132-year-old church that parishioners fought to repair is slated to close.