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Logan Square Neighborhood Association Names First New Executive Director In More Than 30 Years

Native Northwest Sider Juliet De Jesus Alejandre is taking the helm, starting May 1. "It's a gift to be able to use my life in this way, to honor my family," she said.

‘Green gentrification’ and lessons of the 606
A six-month development freeze around the new Northwest Side trail gives community groups a chance to explore strategies to preserve affordable housing — and park projects like El Paseo and the Obama Presidential Center could benefit from its lessons
LSNA Announces New Executive Director

Juliet De Jesus Alejandre, LSNA’s Youth Director, has been selected as the incoming Executive Director of Logan Square Neighborhood Association (LSNA). She will begin her journey as Executive Director at LSNA’s 58th Annual Congress in May 2020. 

City Council Approves 6-Month Moratorium On Demolition Permits Near The 606 Trail

“Our rent went from the hundreds to the thousands, and there’s no way my parents could afford that, so we had to move out..”

Development Freeze Aims to Slow Displacement Near 606 Trail

“When you go from two, three families in one building, on one lot, to one family, our schools see under-enrollment, and as result they experience cuts, and our commercial corridors find it difficult to have the local clientele necessary to thrive,” Ramirez-Rosa said..."

Residents along 606 Trail worry they'll be displaced by surging home prices in Logan Square, Humboldt Park

"We all grew up together, we all grew up in the same neighborhoods. And it's like all of a sudden, just because this new item has come into the neighborhood, it's like we suddenly have to move and get kicked out of our houses. It is not like we want to, but we are literally being kicked out because we can't afford the rent.."