Development

Wicker Park Committee gives thumbs up to redevelopment of former church facing Wicker Park

Date: 
08/04/2017
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What started in April 2015 as a rehab of a church complex, dating back to 1905, and ended in a pile of rubble in October 2016 has been approved to rise again after the Wicker Park Committee (WPC) membership gave a thumbs up

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Forma Construction to present new renderings for Wicker Park's former church site

Date: 
07/17/2017
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The Wicker Park Committee's (WPC) Preservation and Development committee (P&D) will be reviewing new renderings on Tuesday

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New plans for former Wicker Park church being presented to at Wicker Park Committee meeting

Date: 
05/03/2017
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Four condominiums and four duplex units are being proposed by John Conrad Schiess, architect, on behalf of property owner Igor Blumin, Vice President of Interforum, at the Wednesday Wicker Park Committee (WPC) meeting in the Wicker Park Field House, 1425 N. Damen, Wed., May 3, at 7 p.m.

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Laborers' Local One sends message to LG Construction: Two giant rats

Date: 
03/26/2017
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Two giant inflated rats were "installed" Friday along Milwaukee at the LG Construction & Development project under construction. Laborers' Local One also had picketers at the 1237-53 N. Milwaukee Ave. site. 

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WPC P&D gives thumbs down to 32-units at 1665 N. Milwaukee

Date: 
01/18/2017
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A request for support of a five-story 32-unit residential/retail project requiring a jump in zoning from a M1-2 to B3-5* at 1665 N. Milwaukee Ave.

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A hotel and a 32-studio building: Topics for Wednesday 2nd Ward community meeting

Date: 
08/16/2016
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A hotel proposal to replace the Shell gas station at 1551 W. North Ave, North Ave. and Ashland, and a 32-studio development at 1665 N. Milwaukee will be presented to the community at a meeting scheduled for Wed.,

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Buono proposes bring condos to Bosworth

Date: 
08/11/2016
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Rob Buono, Henry Street Partners, introduced his proposed 1220 Bosworth condo project, a land parcel 10,000 feel short of an acre, at a public meeting in Near North Montessori, 1434 W. Division, Wed., Aug. 10, evening. 

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MCZ proposes to build "as of right" on historic dairy site: Leona's

Date: 
08/02/2016
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Most likely MCZ Development's proposed five-story, 16 three-bedroom condo project will occupy the original early 1900's home of Pure Farm Products Company, Chicago's only Ukrainian dairy*, at 1936-44 W. Augusta Blvd

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Meet The Robey Chicago

Date: 
06/08/2016
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While the long awaited new name for the North West Tower Building has not been officially announced, it has been literally run up the flag pole

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LBGTQ-friendly, mixed-use development announced by Moreno

Date: 
05/19/2016
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Named The John Pennycuff Memorial Apartments at Robert Castillo Plaza, an LBGTQ-friendly, mixed-use, 88-unit development

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An "L" pulls into new Logan Square "station"

Date: 
04/08/2016
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With the breeze making the temperature feel even colder than then the thermometer reading and snow flying sporadically, Thursday afternoon, an "L" car pulled into a new "station" in Logan Square.

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Eight arrested during Occupy Palm Sunday at CHA's Lathrop Homes: What is the Lathrop Homes story?

Date: 
03/24/2016
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While many Christians around the world paraded with palm fronds on the Sunday before Easter in celebration of a triumphal entry of Jesus into Jerusalem, 100 to 200 people in Logan Square

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Community has multiple issues around rezoning of 2435-39 N. Western Ave.

Date: 
01/26/2016
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A room full of people was on hand at Haas Park, 2402 N. Washtenaw, Monday night at a public meeting to speak and hear about the redevelopment of the land at 2435-39 N. Western and 2361 W. Altgeld, close to the Kennedy Expressway

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Centrum's Wicker Park Connection proposes three unit types

Date: 
11/18/2015
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The Wicker Park Connection is a three phase Transit Oriented Devlopment (TOD) complex proposed by Centrum Partners LLC that will connect the 1200 N. Milwaukee Ave. block with the 1600 W. block of Division St.

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Traffic Alert: Southbound lane Milwaukee Ave. at North will be shut down Monday

Date: 
10/30/2015
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The southbound lane of Milwaukee Ave. will be closed on Mon., Nov. 2, in the 1600 block from about 7 a.m. until approximately 5 p.m., according to Convexity Properties, the real estate and management arm of DRW, Holdings, LLC, who are developing the 1929 Northwest Tower Building. 

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No community or aldermanic control under Emanuel's latest proposed TOD ordinance

Date: 
09/12/2015
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The latest Transit Oriented Development (TOD) ordinance, introduced July 29 by Mayor Rahm Emanuel, has many aldermen and community members concerned. 

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Spot zoning in the 1st Ward Milwaukee Ave. Historic District: Approved by Moreno over WPC objections

Date: 
08/22/2015
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In the Milwaukee Avenue Historic Landmark District, a request for a spot zoning upgrade for 1551 N. Milwaukee Ave. was given by 1st Ward Alderman Proco "Joe" Moreno over strong objections from the Wicker Park Committee (WPC), the residential community group. 

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Proposal for 95 more TOD units in Logan Square meets opposition

Date: 
07/19/2015
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Logan Square residents, property owners and business owners were packed into Alderman Proco "Joe" Moreno's 1st Ward Office, 2058 N. Western Ave., Wednesday evening, as they listened then responded to a development team

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Waguespack being highly praised for Logan Square's Mega Mall redevelopment process

Date: 
05/15/2015
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Logan Square residents and organizations give high praise to 32nd Ward Alderman Scott Waguespack for handling the ongoing redevelopment process of the almost three-block long (900 feet) Mega Mall property starting at Sacramento and  Milwaukee Avenues going north to just short of Logan Boulevard. 

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Historic mystery revealed in proposed conversion of Wicker Park Church

Date: 
04/22/2015
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The church at 1905 W. Schiller, at the point of Wicker Park, appears to be a single structure. But, hidden behind the yellow bricks, there is another story.

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