Vacant Lot

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Woman Defends Conditions On Urban Farm After Getting 25 Citations

An North Side woman has disputed the city’s claims that she has more than two dozen code violations at her home and the vacant lot she’s turned into an urban.

10/08/2014

A Chicago church plans to build a 6,000-seat mega-church on this vacant lot in south suburban Riverdale, but the mayor doesn't like the plan, because the church wouldn't bring any property tax revenue to the cash-strapped village. (Credit: CBS)

Riverdale Mayor Hardly Excited About Church Replacing Vacant Lot

South suburban Riverdale has the unfortunate distinction of having one of the nine worst municipal credit ratings in the nation, so the last thing some city leaders want is a new church that won’t pay any taxes, but that’s exactly what they’re going to get.

CBS Chicago–06/25/2012

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Deer Occupies Enclosed Vacant Lot On Halsted Street

A deer has been holding court in a vacant lot in the Lincoln Park neighborhood for the past two days now.

CBS Chicago–06/19/2012

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Teenage Boys Shot, Wounded In Englewood Vacant Lot

Two teenage boys were shot and wounded Wednesday morning in a vacant lot in the Englewood neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–03/14/2012

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Row Houses To Replace Empty Lot Near Ashland And Fullerton

New row houses will replace a weedy vacant lot on a residential street on the western edge of the Lincoln Park neighborhood, according to a published report.

CBS Chicago–11/08/2011

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Woman Found Dead In Vacant Lot Was Strangled

A woman whose body was found in a vacant lot near Washington Park over the weekend was strangled, an autopsy determined on Monday.

CBS Chicago–08/29/2011

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Body Of Partially Clothed Woman Found In Vacant Lot

A woman was found dead in a vacant lot on the South Side Sunday morning.

08/28/2011