Category Archives: Zoning

Starbucks planned for former Brown’s site at Lawrence & Central

by BRIAN NADIG A Starbucks coffee shop is planning to open inside the former Brown’s Chicken restaurant at 5601 W. Lawrence Ave. “Brown’s Chicken closed their doors (in late December). It didn’t

Petition clears way for more liquor businesses

by BRIAN NADIG A successful petition drive to lift a ban on the sale of alcohol in a portion of the Norwood Park commercial corridor opens the door for additional liquor establishments

Milwaukee-Wilson affordable housing plan not moving forward; tax credits had been sought

by BRIAN NADIG A developer had been seeking low-income housing tax credits for a possible 43-unit residential development at 4601-11 N. Milwaukee Ave., but the project is not moving forward. The development

Residents object to proposed car wash for Elliott’s site

by KEVIN GROSS Residents voiced opposition to a proposed car wash on the former site of Elliott’s Dairy, 4800 N. Nagle Ave., at a meeting June 28 of the Plan Commission in

Ald. Napolitano opposes 297-unit plan due to density, school overcrowding concerns

by BRIAN NADIG Concerns about density and school overcrowding have led Alderman Anthony Napolitano (41st) to withhold his support for a plan to build 297 apartments near Higgins and Cumberland avenues. Napolitano’s

Community meeting held on plan to demolish Monastero’s and build church

by BRIAN NADIG The Monastero’s restaurant and banquet facility at 3935 W. Devon Ave. would be demolished under a proposal to build a 50-foot-tall church and community center there. The Monastero’s family