The span includes a special portal to Chicago’s strict Orthodox community.
Fourteen years after machine alderman Berny Stone blocked a bike bridge for mysterious reasons, CDOT is finally breaking ground on the project.
Alderman Ariel Reboyras’s two proposals were decried as toothless at the last of five community meetings on proposed police reform ordinances.
Late alderman Berny Stone once blocked plans for the Lincoln Village Pedestrian Bicycle Bridge. Some say he was motivated by real estate concerns, others say racism.
Wider sidewalks, plus fixtures inspired by South Asian culture, have improved the strip.
Stone, who represented the 50th Ward for 38 years, died Monday at age 87.
Chicago’s parking meter money will continue to flow to private investors.
Mayor Emanuel sticks it to the poor by drowning charities in new water fees.
As the violence continues in Chicago, aldermen target phony military heroes