City Of Chicago Turns Out To Own Part Of Stretch Of Vacant Lots That Avalon Park Neighbors Say Are DangerousIt’s a neighborhood nuisance – a stretch of vacant lots owned by the City of Chicago. Not only did the city fail to clean the lots up despite repeated complaints, over the years, but they initially wouldn’t tell CBS 2’s Tim McNicholas who owns the properties.
Neighbors Say Vacant Lots In Avalon Park Are Not Just Unsightly, But DangerousWeeds, trash, barbed wire, and shards of glass on the ground – people in the Avalon Park neighborhood say a stretch of vacant lots is more than just an eyesore.
City-Owned Lot Was Left In Shambles On Blighted South Side BlockThe 7100 block of South Champlain Avenue is burdened by blight -- it has racked up more 311 complaints for abandoned buildings than any other block in the city over the past year and a half.
St. Anthony Hospital, Cinespace Eye Long Vacant Lot In Little Village, But Activists Want To Keep Land PublicIt’s been an eyesore for more than a decade, so why is a development proposal for an empty lot in Little Village igniting controversy?
Woman Defends Conditions On Urban Farm After Getting 25 CitationsAn 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.
Riverdale Mayor Hardly Excited About Church Replacing Vacant LotSouth 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.
Deer Occupies Enclosed Vacant Lot On Halsted StreetA deer has been holding court in a vacant lot in the Lincoln Park neighborhood for the past two days now.
Teenage Boys Shot, Wounded In Englewood Vacant LotTwo teenage boys were shot and wounded Wednesday morning in a vacant lot in the Englewood neighborhood.
Row Houses To Replace Empty Lot Near Ashland And FullertonNew 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.
Woman Found Dead In Vacant Lot Was StrangledA woman whose body was found in a vacant lot near Washington Park over the weekend was strangled, an autopsy determined on Monday.
Body Of Partially Clothed Woman Found In Vacant LotA woman was found dead in a vacant lot on the South Side Sunday morning.