7 hours ago

Alderman scuttles proposed 14-story development along North Avenue

...Officially revealed back in December, the proposal called for replacing the Father & Son Plaza at 609-657 W. North Avenue with a 14-story building containing up to 365 rental units, 30,000 square feet...

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“The proposal was met with significant community opposition with respect to the size and height, density, parking configuration, and potential increase in traffic along North Ave. and Larrabee St.

    Alderman scuttles 14-story Old Town apartment plan
    A plan to redevelop an Old Town retail strip into a new mixed-use high-rise has failed to win over 2nd Ward Chicago Alderman Brian Hopkins. Officially revealed back in December, the proposal called for replacing the Father & Son Plaza at 609-657 W.
    https://chicago.curbed.com

19 hours ago

These nearby schools are looking for financial help on DonorsChoose.org:

  • Headphones for Hard-Working Scholars!

    Ms. Hutchinson is asking for $427.89:
    My students need headphones for our individualized math program used daily on computers!
    Rowe Elementary Charter School Comment
  • An Inspiring Library

    Mrs. Luu is asking for $848.45:
    My students need 3 classroom library bookshelves to entice their appetite for reading.
    Columbus Elementary School Comment

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20 hours ago

3 Dead, at Least 36 Wounded in Chicago Shootings

In the 1400 block of West Potomac at approximately 12:30 a.m., a 23-year-old man was shot in the arm, leg, and stomach when a person fired shots at him. He was taken to Stroger Hospital in serious condition.

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A 42-year-old man was walking through an alley in the 6300 block of South Francisco at approximately 11:20 P.M. when a black Chevy Impala pulled up and one of the people inside fired shots at him. He was shot in the arm, and is in stable condition at Holy Cross.

A 28-year-old man was shot in the groin on the 5400 block of West Van Buren at approximately 12:07 a.m. He was walking through an alley when a maroon van approached and an occupant fired shots at him. He was taken to Mt. Sinai in serious condition.

A 25-year-old man was standing outside in the 2400 block of West 72nd Street when he was shot in the arm at approximately 12:22 a.m. He was taken to Christ Hospital in good condition.

Two men were shot in the 3900 block of West Jackson at approximately 1:30 a.m. They were standing outside when they were shot. A 21-year-old man was shot in the leg and is in stable condition at Stroger. A 20-year-old man was shot in the leg and was taken to Mt. Sinai in stable condition.

An unidentified man was shot in the head, chest, and leg in the 5900 block of South Sangamon at approximately 3:15 a.m. He was taken to Stroger in critical condition.

Two people were shot in the 7600 block of South Halsted at approximately 3:35 a.m. A 29-year-old man was shot in the elbow and treated on scene when a person approached and began firing shots at him. A 23-year-old man suffered a graze wound to his shoulder and was treated on scene.

A 22-year-old man was shot in the 3000 block of West 25th Street at 3:42 a.m. He was standing outside when a black Chevy Tahoe approached and shots were fired, striking him in both feet. He was taken to Stroger in stable condition.

A 47-year-old man is in good condition after being shot in the knee on the 2500 block of South Kedzie at approximately 3:46 a.m. He was standing outside when shots were fired from a passing vehicle.

A 27-year-old man allegedly broke into his ex-girlfriend’s apartment and shot another 27-year-old man in the arms after a confrontation. Police were able to apprehend the suspect after firing shots at him after the incident occurred in the 8100 block of S. Maryland.

An unknown person walked up to a house in the 10100 block of South Princeton at approximately 1:45 p.m. and shot a 25-year-old man through the window. The man suffered gunshot wounds to his arm and leg and was taken to Christ Hospital in stable condition.

...were shot and one person was struck and killed by a fleeing vehicle in the 1600 block of North Central at approximately 12:26 p.m. A gray Jeep drove by and an occupant fired...

During a robbery, a 31-year-old man refused to cooperate with offenders, and he was shot in the neck, arm, and leg. The incident occurred at 3:37 p.m. in the 9300 block of S. Ridgeland. He was taken to Christ Hospital in stable condition.

Three people were shot in the 3800 block of West Roosevelt at 10 p.m. A man fired shots at a group and fled the scene...

A 26-year-old man was shot in the groin while standing in the 1600 block of West 36th Street at approximately 12:38 a.m. A person in a black van fired shots at him. He was taken to Mt. Sinai in stable condition.

A 36-year-old was standing on a sidewalk in the 6600 block of South Maryland when a person in a black SUV fired shots at him, striking him in the leg. He was taken to Northwestern in stable condition.

A 20-year-old man was standing on a sidewalk in the 2100 block of North Kilbourn at approximately 2:34 a.m. when he was shot in the left leg. He was taken to Illinois Masonic in stable condition.

A 23-year-old man was inside a fast food restaurant in the 3400 block of South King Drive at 3:05 a.m. when a person entered and shot him. He was taken to Northwestern in stable condition with a gunshot wound to his right leg.

A 24-year-old man was taken to Christ Hospital in critical condition after being shot in the 3600 block of East 99th Street at approximately 4:02 a.m. He was standing on a sidewalk when a person in a dark colored SUV fired shots at him, hitting him in the right hip and right arm.

A 29-year-old man was shot in the abdomen and was taken to St. Frances in serious condition. The incident occurred in the 6800 block of North Sheridan at approximately 4:39 a.m.

In the 7900 block of South Coles at approximately 10:37 a.m., a 37-year-old man was shot in the head. He was taken to Stroger in critical condition.

A 48-year-old man was shot in the upper back and is in serious condition. The incident occurred when a person driving a dark colored minivan fired shots at him in the 2300 block of South Leavitt around 3:28 p.m. The man was taken to Stroger Hospital.

A 25-year-old man was shot in the 3500 block of West Jackson just before 6 p.m. He was shot in the left leg and is in serious condition at Mt. Sinai.

    3 Dead, at Least 36 Wounded in Chicago Shootings
    Three people have been killed and at least 36 have been wounded in shootings across Chicago this weekend. The latest fatality occurred in the city's South Austin neighborhood around 9:30 a.m. Sunday morning. A 34-year-old man was shot in the neck and chest by a person in a silver sedan, and was pronounced dead at Stroger Hospital.
    http://www.nbcchicago.com

22 hours ago

Bureau of Detectives – Area Central Community...

...40PM 800 Block of North Sangamon Street on Thursday, September 21, 2017 at 11:01PM 1100 Block of North Hoyne Avenue on Thursday, September 21, 2017 at 11:35PM 1700 Block of West Erie Street on...

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...These incidents have occurred in the geographical locations listed below. The incidents are listed below: 1800 Block of West Hubbard Street on Thursday, September 21, 2017 at 10:40PM 800 Block of North Sangamon Street on...

...below: 1800 Block of West Hubbard Street on Thursday, September 21, 2017 at 10:40PM 800 Block of North Sangamon Street on Thursday, September 21, 2017 at 11:01PM 1100 Block of North Hoyne Avenue on...

...01PM 1100 Block of North Hoyne Avenue on Thursday, September 21, 2017 at 11:35PM 1700 Block of West Erie Street on Friday, September 22, 2017 at 12:07AM 1000 Block of West Carroll Avenue on...

...35PM 1700 Block of West Erie Street on Friday, September 22, 2017 at 12:07AM 1000 Block of West Carroll Avenue on Friday, September 22, 2017 between12:00AM- 12:30AM About the Offenders: 2-3 male...

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28 hours ago

Spacious luxury apartments on the Gold Coast / River North border

Walton on the Park, 2 W Delaware, takes its name from its adjacency to the tranquil, delightful Washington Square Park.

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The 900 North Michigan shops, anchored by Bloomingdale’s, Michigan Avenue’s Magnificent Mile shops, and Water Tower Place are just to the east. Oak Street boutiques are a few blocks to the north.

    Spacious luxury apartments on the Gold Coast / River North border
    Walton on the Park, 2 W Delaware, takes its name from its adjacency to the tranquil, delightful Washington Square Park. Walton on the Park was built as a luxury condo and has apartments with the space and finishes that you'd hope to see in a residence at its prime location on the border of the Gold Coast and River North neighborhoods.
    http://yochicago.com

29 hours ago

You’ll feel instantly welcome at River North’s new Aurélien apartments

When you visit Aurélien, a 31-story River North luxury tower at 833 N Clark, you’ll enter one of the most welcoming social spaces in downtown Chicago. The lobby lounges are a must-see and a place to be seen.

    You'll feel instantly welcome at River North's new Aurélien apartments
    When you visit Aurélien, a 31-story River North luxury tower at 833 N Clark, you'll enter one of the most welcoming social spaces in downtown Chicago. The lobby lounges are a must-see and a place to be seen. Aurélien studios rent from $1,930 a month, convertibles from $2,325, one-bedrooms from $2,210, and two-bedrooms, 2-baths from $3,520.
    http://yochicago.com

37 hours ago

First Chicago International Latino Theater Fest highlights visiting, local companies

Location: Steppenwolf Theatre, 1700 N. Halsted St., Chicago, (312) 335-1650 or steppenwolf.org

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Location: National Museum of Mexican Art, 1852 W. 19th St., Chicago, (312) 738-1503 or nationalmuseumofmexicanart.org

Location: Victory Gardens Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago, (312) 871-3000 or victorygardens.org

Location: The Yard at Chicago Shakespeare Theater, 800 E. Grand Ave., Chicago, (312) 595-5600 or chicagoshakes.com

Location: Back of The Yards Storefront, 4346 S. Ashland Ave., Chicago, freestreet.org

    First Chicago International Latino Theater Fest highlights visiting, local companies
    The new Chicago International Latino Theater Festival carries the theme "Destinos" ("Destinations"). It's apt since the monthlong festival is spread out among five different venues to showcase four visiting theater troupes from Mexico, Cuba, Colombia and Puerto Rico. Performances by national and local Latino theater artists are also prominently in the mix.
    http://www.dailyherald.com

42 hours ago

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