Ald. JoAnn Thompson

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Chicago Alderman JoAnn Thompson Dies

Ald. JoAnn Thompson (16th), who represented parts of the Englewood and Gage Park neighborhoods, has died of heart failure. Thompson’s office confirmed she died Monday night. She had been hospitalized for weeks, due to heart-related health issues. She was 58 years old.

02/10/2015

Cabrini-Green Demolition

Advocates, Aldermen Want Demolished Public Housing Replaced

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.

01/15/2014

Artistic rendering of a Whole Foods Market planned for the Englewood neighborhood. (Credit: City of Chicago)

Whole Foods To Open Store In Englewood

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.

09/04/2013

File Photo Of Ambulance (AP Photo)

Ald. Thompson Hospitalized After Collapsing At Music Festival

Ald. JoAnn Thompson (16th) remained hospitalized Monday after collapsing the day before.

CBS Chicago–07/30/2012