September 2020 Newsletter

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...

1319-1325 S. Ashland Avenue/1544-1554 W. Hastings Street, Near West Side – 90 Day Demolition Delay

Address: 1319-1325 S. Ashland Avenue/1544-1554 W. Hastings Street, Near West Side #100875210 Date Received: 05/22/2020 Ward: 28th Ward Alderman Jason Ervin Applicant: Alpine Demolition Services, LLC Owner: 130 Ashland...

September 2020 Month-in-Review Newsletter

Fountain of the Great Lakes, by Lorado Taft, 1913. Located in the South Garden of the Art Institute of Chicago. "Fountain of the Great Lakes...

WIN: Pullman Historic Clocktower Renovation Breaks Ground

"We owe it to the Pullman community and our entire country, to preserve this history and uplift this neighborhood it to its rightful place...

WIN: Chicago Tribune Column: Group Says It’s Near Deal to Buy Emmett Till House and Turn It Into Museum

"A plan to transform the South Side house of civil rights icon Emmett Till into a museum appears closer to reality now that the...

THREATENED: Public Comment Encouraged for Massive $3 Billion Plan to Rebuild North Lake Shore Drive

"The North Lake Shore Drive (NLSD) Phase I Study is a historic project that aims to improve NLSD between Grand Avenue and Hollywood Avenue....

WIN: Old Post Office Opens The World’s Largest Private Rooftop Deck

"The Old Post Office has opened the nation’s largest private rooftop deck, giving office workers in the riverfront behemoth 3.5 acres of outdoor space...

WIN: Perkins-Nordine House Approved by Commission on Chicago Landmarks for Final Landmark Recommendation!

'The Perkins-Nordine House was recommended by the Commission on Chicago Landmarks for consideration by a committee of the Chicago City Council as a Designated...

THREATENED: Chicago Park District Announces New $50 Million Headquarters, but Doesn’t Have the Funds to Maintain Crumbling Historic Infrastructure in Grant Park or Jackson...

"In recent days, Grant Park has been in the news as the site of a demonstration against a Christopher Columbus statue. Some park advocates...

THREATENED: After 101 Years, “The Blue Church of Chicago”/Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church Holds Final Mass

"Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church in South Shore held its final Mass Sunday, just a day shy of its 101st anniversary. As part...