Ald. Michele Smith
Residents of a block in Lincoln Park have threatened to file a lawsuit, after learning their street will be closed during the day for about a year, to help make way for construction of an addition to the local elementary school. During construction, the street will be used as a playground for Lincoln Elementary.
The Chicago Plan Commission has given its approval for the hotly-disputed proposal for a $300 million redevelopment of the old Children’s Memorial Hospital site, over objections from Lincoln Park residents.
A North Side alderman is making a case for people becoming court advocates, by showing up in court in cases involving their community, no matter how “minor” the alleged crime.
Some neighbors are voicing concerns about a three-story Walgreens drugstore that is now planned for Armitage Avenue in the Lincoln Park neighborhood.
Following a series of community meetings and input from area residents, Ald. Michele Smith (43rd) has rejected redevelopment plans for the former Children’s Memorial Hospital site in Lincoln Park.
You’ve no doubt seen those striped crosswalks around the city of Chicago, where drivers are supposed to stop for pedestrians. Now drivers are getting an extra visual cue.
Two Chicago aldermen are holding a public forum Wednesday to hear residents concerns over proposed ward redistricting plans.
Newly-elected Ald. Michele Smith (43rd) is already following through on a campaign promise, and trying to curb the redevelopment plans for the old Lincoln Park Hospital.
The full City Council on Wednesday gave the green light to a controversial redevelopment plan – at the last Council meeting for the retiring alderman who supports the idea.
A plan to put offices, residential units, and a grocery store on the old Lincoln Park Hospital site was stalled at a City Council meeting today.