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  • Permit issued for signs

    EAST ELEVATION: 9'-3" X 1-8" NON-ILLUMINATED SIGN "BINNY'S ENTRANCE" INSTALLED ONTO EXISTING CANOPY.

    1240 E. 47th St. Issued July 16, 2018 Comment

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  • Permit issued for renovation/alteration

    EXISTING 1-STORY OFFICE BLDG. SCOPE: INTERIOR ALTERATIONS TO EXISTING MEDICAL OFFICE SPACE, DUCT EXTENSION OF EXISTING HVAC SYSTEM (NO PLUMBING) ASSOCIATED ELECTRICAL CIRCUITS DISTRIBUTION AS PER PLANS.

    1301 E. 47th St. Issued July 9, 2018 Comment

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Trains suddenly using their horns

Any idea why the trains have started honking in the past 24 hours? It kept us up all night. It seems to be Amtrak and the freight trains. This is the first time I can remember that they've started consistently honking while passing through Hyde Park.

  • I_want_to_know In search of solutions!

    I was told that last week a man was laying across the train tracks around 63rd street and had to be physically removed by the Metra police. He had stopped a South Bend train for quite awhile but supposedly there were no accidents.
    I am not sure if this is the reason for the honking though.
    Is there a pattern that the horns honk?
    https://www.quora.com/Why-do-train-engineers-blow-their-horns-in-a-certain-pattern

  • Yes! They woke me up several times Monday night at 1.30am, 3.30am and 5am. We’re 2/3 mile from train tracks and I never normally hear them. I assumed that they were doing work on the tracks and it was a safely thing?

  • They were installing brand new signals and working on things behind our building from Monday until yesterday afternoon (I think they might be out there again...I hear a lot of radio chatter). I'm not sure if they're doing it on a long expanse of track, but this is near 54th street. I believe that the all the trains are blowing their horns more so that they can alert the workers they're going to be coming through.

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Plumber Reccomendations

Hi neighbors! Our sink in our Kenwood condo has become separated from the counter top and now we have a bit of a leak under the sink as well. We are looking for a good plumber that services the area. I know I could call roto-rooter, but I always find them impersonal and very expensive. I think the leak is causing a severe buckling in our kitchen laminate floors as well, so flooring professional recommendations are also appreciated!!!

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  • Permit issued for electric wiring

    INSTALL SYSTEM II EMERGENCY LIGHTS IN 4 FRONT AND 4 REAR STAIRWAYS. EXIT AND EMERGENCY LIGHTS IN THE BASEMENT. INSTALL BASEMENT COMMON AREAS LIGHTS.

    4720 S. Greenwood Ave. Issued June 22, 2018 Comment

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  • Permit issued for new construction

    BUILDOUT OF A 300 SQ.FT. RETAIL WALK IN HUMIDOR ONLY IN AN EXISTING MERCANTILE SPACE PREVIOUSLY BUILT OUT UNDER PERMIT NUMBER 100663974 **CERTIFIED PLANS CORRECTIONS: CONDITIONAL PERMIT SUBJECT TO FIELD INSPECTIONS **

    1240 E. 47th St. Issued June 14, 2018 Comment

Jun 15

What is happening on Lake park and 49th in the Kenwood Academy property?

Construction heavy equipment and digging.

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nautical2k posted 4 photos to Flickr:

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Police, municipal response to local crime detailed at 4th Ward meeting

He made his comments at the Fourth Ward meeting, at the St. Paul and the Redeemer Episcopal church, 4945 S. Dorchester Ave.

...she has them on her own home—and said her office would install cameras at 47th Street and Woodlawn Avenue and 51st Street and Lake Park Avenue...

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...home—and said her office would install cameras at 47th Street and Woodlawn Avenue and 51st Street and Lake Park Avenue...

    Police, municipal response to local crime detailed at 4th Ward meeting - hpherald.com
    By AARON GETTINGER Staff Writer Neighborhood police forces reported at a Fourth Ward community meeting on crime that arrests for violent crimes have been on a dramatic increase since the start of this year. Eric M. Heath , University of Chicago Associate Vice President for Safety and Security, said the number of arrests in 2018 ...
    https://hpherald.com

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