Ald. JoAnn Thompson
As Mayor Rahm Emanuel prepared to introduce a five-year housing plan to the City Council on Wednesday, some aldermen and housing activists were urging the administration to halt what they see as a loss of public housing in Chicago.
As part of the city’s strategy to eliminate so-called “food deserts” in Chicago, City Hall has reached an agreement with Whole Foods to bring an 18,000-square-foot grocery store in the Englewood neighborhood.
Ald. JoAnn Thompson (16th) remained hospitalized Monday after collapsing the day before.