May 2021 Newsletter

10943 S. Homewood Avenue, Morgan Park-90-Day Demolition Delay

Address: 10943 S. Homewood Avenue, Morgan Park #100912834 Date Received: 5/20/2021 Ward: 19th Ward Alderman Matthew O'Shea Applicant: KLF Enterprises Owner: Righteous Oaks, LLC Permit Description: Wreck and remove a two-story...

May 2021 Month-in-Review Newsletter

https://www.instagram.com/joshuamellin/ Prints available at joshuamellin.com/contact Table of Contents PETITIONS WIN: Muddy Waters House Museum WIN: La Luce / Lake Street Schlitz Tied House THREATENED: Thompson Center THREATENED: Chicago...

Cook County Jail, 2602 S. California Avenue, South Lawndale-90-Day Demolition Delay

Address: Cook County Jail, 2602 S. California Avenue, South Lawndale #100913991 Date Received: 5/19/2021 Ward: 24th Ward Alderman Michael Scott Jr. Applicant: Cook County Jail Owner: Sheila Atkins (Cook...

Epworth United Methodist Church, 5253 N. Kenmore, Orange-Rated – Early Warning Signs

Epworth United Methodist Church, 5253 N. Kenmore, Orange-Rated - Early Warning Signs

4500 N. Spaulding Avenue, Albany Park- 90-Day Demolition Delay

Address: 4500 N. Spaulding Avenue, Albany Park #100908603 Date Received: 02/18/2021 Ward: 33rd Ward Alderwoman Rossana Rodriguez Applicant: D. S. Construction, Inc Owner: Chicago Milal Church Permit Description: Demolition and removal...

1399 W. Lake Street, West Loop (Lake Street Schlitz Tied House / La Lucé)-90-Day Demolition Delay

Address: 1399 W. Lake Street, West Loop (Lake Street Schlitz Tied House / La Lucé) #100901650 Date Received: 12/02/2020 Ward: 27th Ward Alderman Walter Burnett Applicant: Spirit Wrecking...

Second Church of Christ Scientist 2700 N. Pine Grove Avenue, Lincoln Park-90-Day Demolition Delay

Address: Second Church of Christ Scientist 2700 N. Pine Grove Avenue, Lincoln Park (A Chicago 7 Most Endangered 2019) #100903102 Date Received: 01/07/2021 Ward: 43rd Ward Alderman Michele Smith Applicant:...

Remembering Edgewater Beach Hotel By John Holden and Kathryn Gemperle

"Nothing epitomized the glamour and excitement of Chicago’s jazz age and war years like the fabled Edgewater Beach Hotel. Much more than a hotel,...

WIN: Muddy Waters Home Recommended for Landmark Designation!

"McKinley Morganfield was born in rural Issaquena County, Mississippi, in 1913, the son of a sharecropper who played guitar on weekends. His mother died...