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Wicker Park, Bucktown Home Values Spike After Bloomingdale Trail Opens
The Logan Square Neighborhood Association, for example, has been pushing Berrios's office to…
En Chicago, vecinos no se quieren ir de su barrio
Según la organización Logan Square Neighborhood Association (LSNA), uno de las…
RESIDENTS NEAR 606 TRAIL WORRY ABOUT HIGH TAXES
"There's always the fear that when the assessment comes, my family might not be able to pay the…
Eyes on the Street: The Bloomingdale Trail Is Almost Ready for Its Close-Up
As property taxes and rents rise, many longtime Humboldt Park residents have said they’re…
606 trail inspires excitement, fear from neighbors
"Even this past Friday, as I sat at my window, as I looked at the for-sale signs, it came to mind,…
LSNA Addresses 606 Gentrification Fears
“I live eight houses away from the elevated train track where the 606 will be, and I’m…
Vecinos de Logan Square dicen ‘no’ a recortes
Los recortes [del Gobierno Rauner] obligarían a organizaciones como LSNA a cerrar programas…
Local Officials Address Logan Square Neighbors' Fears of 606 Gentrification
In a brief keynote address at the end of the event, County Board President Toni Preckwinkle didn't…
Piden control de impuestos de propiedad en Logan Square
En el congreso numero 43 de la Asociación de Vecinos de Logan Square, líderes de la…
Logan Square's 53rd Annual Community Congress is Set for Saturday
Cook County Assessor Joe Berrios and recently elected Cook County Commissioner Luis Arroyo, Jr.…
Everything You Need to Know About the First Mega Mall Development Meeting
Comments from Logan Square Neighborhood Association Housing and Land Use co-chair Daniel LaSpata…
Coalitions (quietly) Score Pair of Housing Wins
"LSNA pushed for passage of a strengthened ARO," Aardema said, "and now wants the city to broaden…
Former Max Gerber site: United Logan Square voices question Moreno's process for Buono development
"Any community process needs to be transparent, open and accessible," says Daniel La Spata, a Logan…
Rahm Emanuel's Housing Agency Sitting On Hundreds Of Millions Of Dollars With Massive Waitlist
"The Chicago Housing Authority's waitlist tops 280,000, with a sizable portion of the city's…
U.S. urban park makeovers - boon and bane for residents
Lucy Gomez-Feliciano owns a house one block from the 606 and says her Logan Square Neighborhood…
Future of affordable housing unclear after SRO tenant deals
In the case of the Milshire, 2525 N. Milwaukee, the city's six-month moratorium will temporarily…
Teens take Neighborhood Newcomers on Tour of "Real Logan Square"
The impact of violence is one of many community issues addressed by local students and youth…
LSNA 52nd Congress Tackles Housing And Education
LSNA officials pledged to register 2,000 voters this summer. Their initiative was supported by the…
Future of Ames, Kelvyn Schools Focus of Logan Square Association Congress
If CPS chief executive officer Barbara Byrd Bennett "is committed to the students then she should…
Logan Square Group Holds Vigil For Ames, Turns Spotlight On Kelvyn Park High
“They have to placate the public by letting them think they are going to talk this through,…
CHA maneuvering on Lathrop Homes an unfortunate development
“It’s not the final step by any means,” Sahli (CHA Chief Housing Officer) said,…
Residents of Bucktown, Roscoe Village fume as CHA vote on redevelopment plan nears
“There are not enough words or ways to describe how much of an insult this is to the…
M. Fishman Interested in Buying Logan Square's Milshire Hotel?
Daniel Laspata, co-chairman of the Logan Square Neighborhood Association's Housing and Land Use…
Advocates argue need for change in affordable housing
"According to [Susana] Vasquez, a successful example of community engagement would be the Zapata…
Planned and Delivered: Long March to Zapata Apts.
“The most impressive thing,” said Susana Vasquez, LISC Chicago’s executive…

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