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Apr 01 2016
Closed since 1990, the former Roman Catholic Church at 1358 W. Chestnut St. could be razed for a six-story, 40-apartment building and four townhouses. Or not.
Neighbors of St. Boniface are fighting to preserve the Romanesque church, constructed in 1902-04. They drew 65 people to a March 31 community meeting at Northwestern Settlement, 1400 W. Augusta Blvd., to discuss a new round of talks with Carefree Development, who took over the property in 2013.
Mar 07 2016
A city ledger logs building inspections for a dairy at 1936-44 Augusta.
In the Richard J. Daley Library at the University of Illinois at Chicago, I found a card file entry for "enclosing the space between two buildings" at 1942 W. Augusta and a 1930 ledger items for bricklaying and roof work spanning 1936-44 W. Augusta.
Mar 07 2016
The vote is at 7 p.m. tonight at the Happy Village, 1059 N. Wolcott Ave. Nominations will be taken from the second floor.
Mar 02 2016
Brian Foote introduced the team behind the proposed new transit-oriented development replacing the Ace Hardware at 1013 N. Ashland Ave. The group had previously met with the EVA board and has integrated most suggestions into the revised plans.
Scott Floersheimer, owner of Cleos, spoke about his application for a late-night liquor license at 1935 W. Chicago Ave.
Mar 02 2016
Windy City Mini Market, 1756 W. Chicago Ave., would like to receive a liquor license to sell wine and beer. Ald. Proco Joe Moreno referred the owner to EVA to discuss the plan, and the owner replied to an EVA questionnaire.
...concern that EVA had not issued a strong position opposing a late-night license at 1935 W. Chicago Ave. Discussion revolved around the fact that Cleos' management had not asked for EVA support and...This article has 1 other Chicago location (Show)
Brian Foote sent the developers at 1013 N Ashland Ave. the “no opposition” letter confirming the vote at the previous EVA general meeting.
Feb 09 2016
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Feb 02 2016
Cleos late-night liquor application: Scott Floersheimer, owner of the bar at 1935 W, Chicago Ave., is scheduled to appear Jan. 19 with the Chicago Grand Neighbors Association and at the Feb. 1 EVA meeting. CAPS
St. Boniface: Carefree Development Corp., which was going to develop senior housing at 1358 W. Chestnut St., is now looking to sell the church property to a developer with experience in historic preservation for market-rate housing. Ald. Walter Burnett Jr. supports the process.This article has 1 other Chicago location (Show)
Meeting called to order at 7:08pm at Happy Village, 1059 N. Wolcott Ave.
Feb 02 2016
Cleos' application for a 4am liquor license has been submitted. That implies signatures have been collected from 50% of registered voters living within 500 feet of the establishment at 1935 W. Chicago Ave.
Brian Foote has requested additional information about the project at 1023 N. Ashland Ave. Developers of the former Ace Hardware site should be prepared to present plans at the Feb. 1 EVA general meeting. SchoolsThis article has 1 other Chicago location (Show)
Stephen Rynkiewicz discussed the recent Chicago Public Schools utilization figures. Wells High School, 936 N. Ashland Ave., is at just 33% of capacity. LaSalle II magnet school, Otis and Talcott are under...
Feb 01 2016
Developers of a condominium building will ask EVA members Monday to support a zoning change at the former Ace Hardware site, 1023 N. Ashland Ave.
A vote is planned after the developer's presentation, at 7pm in Happy Village, 1058 N. Wolcott Ave.
Feb 01 2016
Wells High School, 936 N. Ashland Ave., is at one-third capacity, the report says. The neighborhood high school for East Village is angling for designation as a citywide language academy to fill classrooms. Nearby Clemente High School, 1147 N. Western Ave., was rated only 24% full.
Wells High School, 936 N. Ashland Ave., is at one-third capacity, the report says. The neighborhood high school for East Village is angling for designation as a citywide language academy to fill classrooms. Nearby Clemente High School, 1147 N. Western Ave., was rated only 24% full.This article has 2 other Chicago locations (Show)
Peabody School in East Village was one of the shuttered schools; its annex at 1434 W. Augusta Blvd. is now Rowe Middle School, a charter school run by Northwestern Settlement. The report labels...
...a charter school run by Northwestern Settlement. The report labels Rowe's main campus at 1424 N. Cleaver St. the only West Town school seen as overcrowded, running at 124% of capacity...
Jan 18 2016
The Cleos street view extends from 1935 W. Chicago Ave. to the building next door.
Cleos managing partner Scott Floersheimer will make a 6:30pm presentation at Output lounge, 1758 W. Grand. CGNA president Lyn Wolfson suggests that neighbors who cannot come can send email with questions or comments.This article has 2 other Chicago locations (Show)
Floersheimer also will speak at the East Village Association's next meeting, 7pm Feb. 1 at Happy Village, 1059 N. Wolcott Ave. CGNA and EVA share a Chicago Avenue boundary.
...from irresponsible operators. Floersheimer noted that Cleos has bought the vacant building next door at 1939 W. Chicago Ave. but said he has no plans for the property. Signs promoting the Cleos patio and...
Jan 04 2016
Leona’s update: While the Landmark Commission did not designate the Leona’s property at 1936-44 W. Augusta Blvd. as significant and contributing to the East Village district, Ald. Brian Hopkins continues to work...
...Oriented Development guidelines to build condominiums on the site of the old Ashland Ace Hardware, 1013 N Ashland Ave., and would like the property upzoned. They will present their proposal to the EVA board...This article has 1 other Chicago location (Show)
...at least 50% of all registered voters living within 500 feet of the location at 1935 W. Chicago Ave. The establishment is actively canvassing for signatures. EVA leaders will be meeting with Chicago Grand...
Jan 04 2016
Posts on the Club Foot site at 1824 W. Augusta Blvd., including audio of Moreno's comments, drew links from Facebook groups, EveryBlock, DNAinfo and Chicagoist.
...hotspot, and community votes approved of exceptions such as the Forbidden Root taproom planned for 1746 W. Chicago Ave.This article has 1 other Chicago location (Show)
On EVA's Facebook page, members debated a wider variety of planning and preservation issues. Notable discussions revolved around the Chicago Avenue streetscape, West Town crime and the closed Leona's restaurant building at 1936 W. Augusta Blvd.