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Uptown's Tent City Homeless Face 'Disarray,' Uncertainty After Eviction

Tagged items and tents can be picked up at the Department of Family and Support Services North Area office, 845 W. Wilson Ave. in Uptown. The office is open from 10:30 a.m.-noon and from 2:30 p.m.-4 p.m., a city representative said.

    Uptown's Tent City Homeless Face 'Disarray,' Uncertainty After Eviction
    UPTOWN - Living under a dilapidated bridge doesn't guarantee you many things. What it did grant Uptown's tent city homeless was a concrete barrier from the elements. "It's definitely better under the viaducts. You don't have to worry about the rain. Out here, everything is different.
    https://www.dnainfo.com

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Sheridan And Wilson Development OK'd By Plan Commission

CITY HALL — An 11-story building slated for Sheridan Road and Wilson Avenue was unanimously approved by the Chicago Plan Commission Wednesday.

The transit-oriented development at 975 W. Wilson Ave. faced little opposition besides 44th Ward Ald. Tom Tunney, who voiced concerns about the modern design of the building, which contrasts with the older buildings on Sheridan Road.

    Sheridan And Wilson Development OK'd By Plan Commission
    CITY HALL - An 11-story building slated for Sheridan Road and Wilson Avenue was unanimously approved by the Chicago Plan Commission Wednesday. The transit-oriented development at 975 W. Wilson Ave. faced little opposition besides 44th Ward Ald. Tom Tunney, who voiced concerns about the modern design of the building, which contrasts with the older buildings on Sheridan Road.
    https://www.dnainfo.com

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Chicago Tribune: City ousts relocated tent city; advocates withdraw bid to stop Uptown viaduct construction

Later in the morning, police began ordering the former tent city residents to leave the new spot they picked along the public way bordering Wilson and Marine Drive.

Deputy Chief Al Nagode said the residents’ personal effects were being taken to the North Area Community Service Center at 845 W. Wilson, which is operated by the city’s Family and Support Services Department.

    Chicago Tribune: City ousts relocated tent city; advocates withdraw bid to stop Uptown viaduct construction - Chicago Coalition for the Homeless
    By Mary Wisniewski and Marissa Page The city of Chicago cleared out what was left of the former homeless encampments under Lake Shore Drive in Uptown on Monday morning and required residents to leave a nearby parkway, while advocates abandoned their attempts in court to block the city from starting construction on the crumbling structures....
    http://www.chicagohomeless.org

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Uptown transit-oriented apartment proposal returns with a new, glassier look

The project at Wilson and Sheridan was approved at today’s meeting of the Chicago Plan Commission

...at the same corner. Cedar Street also expressed intentions to redevelop the nearby site at 1050 W. Wilson into a 110-unit rental property. Forum Studio Clayco’s original eight-story plan for...

...into a 110-unit rental property. Forum Studio Clayco’s original eight-story plan for 975 W. Wilson.SPACE Architects + Planners Cedar Street Cos. TOD design from 2015...

    Uptown apartment proposal returns with a new, glassier look
    A twelve-story development slated for the southeast corner of Wilson and Sheridan in Uptown appeared before the Chicago Plan Commission today with an updated exterior design. The project, which comes from developer/contractor Clayco and architect Forum Studio, has shed the brick-like cladding seen in previous renderings in favor of a virtually all-glass facade system.
    https://chicago.curbed.com

  • Jeffrey Littleton Paint/Ceramic/Glass

    The rendering only has 11 stories, are they counting the basement for no good reason?

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Accident involving electrified third rail injures CTA worker

Around 9:50 a.m. she was working on the track level just south of the Wilson station, 4620 N. Broadway, when a piece of metal equipment she was holding inadvertently touched the electrified third rail, according to Chicago Fire Department and CTA officials.

    Accident involving electrified third rail injures CTA worker
    A CTA flagger was injured on the Red Line in the Uptown neighborhood Wednesday morning.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

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At Least 7 Illegally Parked Motorcycles Stolen From North Side

– between 5 p.m. Aug. 28 and 9 a.m. Aug. 28 in the 4700 block of North Ravenswood;

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– about 8 a.m. Aug. 17 in the 2100 block of West Melrose;

– between 10 p.m. Aug. 30 and 9:30 a.m. Aug. 31 in the 4600 block of North Clarendon;

– between 9:30 p.m. Sept. 6 and 9:30 a.m. Sept. 7 in the 2700 block of North Magnolia;

– between midnight and 8 a.m. Sept. 13 in the 2200 block of West Fletcher; and

– about 8:40 p.m. in the 2400 block of North Cannon.

    At Least 7 Illegally Parked Motorcycles Stolen From North Side
    CHICAGO (CBS) - A string of motorcycle thefts in the past month has hit the North Side. All of the stolen bikes were parked illegally and taken during the late evening or overnight hours, according to Chicago Police. The thefts happened: - about 8 a.m. Aug.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

  • Lincoln towing will tow anything

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  • Jill H 38 years in Chicago, 19 in North Center

    I wondered the same thing, Turner Cup. But I attended the CAPS meeting last night for beats 1911 and 1912 and these thefts were listed in the handout they provided on crime stats as legally parked. I think it's cbslocal's typo.

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  • Permit issued for renovation/alteration

    EXISTING SFR: SCOPE: SECOND FLOOR ADDITION WITH INTERIOR REMODELING OF EXISTING BATH AS PER PLANS.

    5206 N. Magnolia Ave. Issued September 18, 2017 Comment
  • Permit issued for signs

    INSTALL NON-ILLUMINATED WALL SIGN TO THE SOUTH ELEVATION THAT READS: UPTOWN TLC HEALTH CENTER.

    4920 N. Kenmore Ave. Issued September 18, 2017 Comment
  • Permit issued for wrecking/demolition

    WRECK AND REMOVE A 2 STORY FRAME RESIDENCE AND A DETACHED FRAME GARAGE

    5448 N. Lakewood Ave. Issued September 18, 2017 Comment
  • Permit issued for electric wiring

    IL0075DECOM AND CAP OFF UMTS 1900 IN P4.6C FNET: ADD (3) FNET B14 RRUS 4478 RADIOS IN I P4 AND CONNECT TO THE P3 AND P4 ANTENNAS. RELOCATE 700 RADIOS TO P1. AWS RRU SWAP: SWAP P3 AND P4 ANTENNS WITH (6) JAHH-65B-R3B ANTENNAS. REMOVE EXIST RRUS11 AND REPLACE W/ (3) RRUS32 B66 RADIOS (2ND FIBER)IN P3.ADD (1) DC6 PWR SQUID W/ (2) DC TRUNKS. SELF RET IN ALL POSITIONS. 6C: SWAP (2) DUS41/(2) XMU W/ (2) 5216/(2) XMU. ADD (4) 25 AMP BREAKERS. AWS: ADD (3) 30 AMP BREAKERS.

    5040 N. Marine Dr. Issued September 18, 2017 Comment

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