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No walk in the park

Update: 01/12/2023In an email today seeking to “clarify misinformation posted on the museum’s website,” Chicago Park District Director of Communications Michele Lemons said this: “The Chicago Park District did not approve construction on a 5,000 square foot facility nor did the District approve a structure of any size.” Juanita Irizarry delivered a gut punch of […]

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Alderman Maldonado follows through

Alderman Roberto Maldonado deserves some credit: he’s taken the first step toward fulfilling his promise to withdraw his application for a controversial zoning change on property he owns in his ward, the 26th. Now he’ll have to figure out what to do with the empty lots—which have been periodically overgrown with weeds and occupied by […]