Category: Miscellaneous

JPNA discusses lawsuits regarding fatal accident on Central Avenue and zoning for 16-story building

JPNA discusses lawsuits regarding fatal accident on Central Avenue and zoning for 16-story building

by BRIAN NADIG A lawsuit regarding a fatal accident, a fund-raiser for a zoning-related lawsuit and improvements to the Jefferson Park Library were among the items discussed at the March 28 meeting of the...

Trustees hear plans on former Purple Hotel site

Trustees hear plans on former Purple Hotel site

by KEVIN GROSS The Lincolnwood Village Board of Trustees heard from a developer their plans for a mixed-use development at the former Purple Hotel site, 4500-4560 W. Touhy Ave. and 7350 N. Lincoln Ave.,...

Fraternal Order of Police files complaint against Ald. Arena with Inspector General

Fraternal Order of Police files complaint against Ald. Arena with Inspector General

by BRIAN NADIG The Fraternal Order of Police Chicago Lodge 7 has filed a complaint with the city Inspector General alleging that Alderman John Arena (45th) has been harassing city workers by filing “false...

Pedestrian improvements near Farnsworth mulled

Pedestrian improvements near Farnsworth mulled

by BRIAN NADIG The Jefferson Park Forward Community Development Committee is trying to get pedestrian improvements near Farnsworth School and traffic improvements at the intersection of Foster and Leclaire avenues. Committee chairman Dennis Davis...

Lincolnwood considers buying Purple Hotel site

Lincolnwood considers buying Purple Hotel site

By KEVIN GROSS After years of plans that didn’t materialize regarding the redevelopment of the former Purple Hotel site, the Lincolnwood Village Board of Trustees at its meeting Feb. 20 considered an ordinance that...