CHICAGO (CBS) — A landmark affordable housing development on Chicago’s near North Side is now reopen after a major renovation.
“If we are going to break the grip of segregation that divides us, we have to make sure that we are creating affordable options everywhere,” said Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Dry And Quiet Tuesday Night
She joined CHA and federal housing officials to cut the ribbon on the newly rehabbed Mark Twain Apartments.READ MORE: Riviera Country Club In Orland Park Ordered Closed; Couples Say They Put Down Money With Operator Who Turned Out To Be Convicted Scammer
The building recently underwent a $54 million top-to-bottom renovation.MORE NEWS: Concert Venue Metro Requiring Proof Of COVID-19 Vaccination For All Events
The building provides affordable housing for nearly 150 Chicago Housing Authority residents.