Development

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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Former Max Gerber site: United Logan Square voices question Moreno's process for Buono development

Date: 
04/13/2015
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Going door to door in the Logan Square area near the former Max Gerber location, at Milwaukee and California Avenues, representatives of the Logan Square Neighborhood Association, Logan Square Preservation and SMOS Logan Square are collecting signatures

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Revised plan for the Aldi site presented to WPC

Date: 
03/18/2015
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Centrum Partners revised their design for the Aldi parcel of land at Milwaukee Avenue and Leavitt Street along The 606 (Bloomingdale Trail) in response to suggestions and comments from both the Wicker Park Committee's (WPC) Preservation and Development Committee (P&D) and the Bucktown Community Organization's Development Committee and members.

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Lowe's to replace Kmart in Centrum's Wicker Park Commons

Date: 
02/04/2015
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Lowe's could be open for business in Centrum Properties Inc.'s Wicker Park Commons, between Ashland and Milwaukee, as early as late 2015, replacing Kmart in the 87,000 square feet location (67,000 at ground-level and 20,000 in a lower level).

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Underground gasoline tank ripped from its 80 year old resting place in Wicker Park

Date: 
01/10/2015
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The gasoline tank buried under ground on the alley boundary of 2129 W. North Ave., was ripped from its decades old housing Thursday despite the bitter cold temperatures.

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First Public Meeting for former Finkl site is Wednesday

Date: 
11/17/2014
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There will be some visioning for the redevelopment of A. Finkl & Sons Co. site beginning in a public meeting this Wednesday, Nov. 19, in the Wicker Park Bucktown Library, 1701 N. Milwaukee, at 6 p.m.

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Community input: Duel over duo tower project on Milwaukee Ave. in Logan Square

Date: 
11/04/2014
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A duel over a proposed duo tower complex along the 2200 block of N. Milwaukee Ave. included a diverse group at a meeting called by 1st Ward Alderman Proco "Joe" Moreno in Candela, 2451 N. Milwaukee Ave., Thursday evening, Oct. 30.

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Duo tower project: TOD proposed on Milwaukee Ave in Logan Square

Date: 
11/03/2014
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Robert Buono and Paul Utigard pitched their proposed project for the 2200 block of N. Milwaukee Ave., to a packed house at Candela, 2451 N. Milwaukee Ave., Thursday evening, Oct. 30.

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Wicker Park Committee membership gives support to one of two developers

Date: 
08/07/2014
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Two developer presentations led off the Wicker Park Committee's (WPC) monthly meeting. A membership vote supported LG Construction & Development's project at 1237 to 1253 N. Milwaukee Ave., pending the Preservation and Development Committee's (P&D) final approval. But they voted to not support Centrum Partners' proposed project at 1660 W. Division St. 

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Milwaukee Ave. developer setting new standards for cooperation with community

Date: 
07/31/2014
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LG Construction & Development, 2234 W. North Ave., is setting new standards for cooperation between developers and community organization, resulting in a better development for both. LG first met with the Wicker Park Committee's (WPC) Preservation and Development Committee (P&D) in November 2013 regarding 1237-53 N. Milwaukee Ave.

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