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A land bank that would acquire, manage and repurpose vacant and abandoned properties in Cook County is one step closer to reality. Two months after its formation, an advisory committee appointed by Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle is...
A campaign being launched Monday is aimed at building political and public support for finally taking strong action against traffic congestion in the Chicago area after years of mulling possible solutions while bemoaning the bumper-to-bumper march...
There's nothing like a weedy, littered-filled lot or a vacant building to bring down a neighborhood. That is, until a community comes together and finds a creative use for the space, holding its place until a more permanent solution comes along. The idea...
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Change of SubjectIn fairness to the skeptics, the pitch for Chicago's MeterSave program does have many hallmarks of a classic scam. WE'LL PUT MONEY IN YOUR POCKET! Install a water meter in your single-family home or two-flat, and save an average of......
TribLocal - Arlington Heights » NewsWith a recent spike in foreclosures in apartment and condo buildings, several northwest suburbs are collaborating in an attempt to get a grasp on the …...
Bucktown / Wicker ParkYou may have noticed that the benches are gone from the area between Division/Ashland/MIlwaukee. Here's why....
Arlington Heights » NewsFor families struggling with financial burdens, finding light at the end of the tunnel can be elusive, something Sister Carrie Morris, program manager of Faith …...
TribLocal - EvanstonThe City of Evanston's Water Division and Office of Sustainability are proud to support the American Water Works Association (AWWA) in kicking off Drinking Water …...
TribLocal - EvanstonEvanston employers can take advantage of tax credits to help employees obtain housing in neighborhoods targeted for federal stabilization dollars. A small group of Evanston …...
Clout StPosted by John Chase at 3:38 p.m. With Democratic U.S. Senate opponent Alexi Giannoulias basking in the relative glow of today's fundraising visit by Vice President Joe Biden, embattled Republican candidate Mark Kirk fled reporters following an appearance...
After the recession scuttled development projects across the northwest suburbs in 2008, regional planners rolled up their sleeves and decided to make the best of the economic downturn. "When the economy is strong, towns are approving development projects...
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