Wrightwood About To Get Hundreds of New Neighbors
Nov02

Wrightwood About To Get Hundreds of New Neighbors

A groundbreaking ceremony was held yesterday in Chicago’s Wrightwood Neighbors neighborhood for Elevate, the area’s newest luxury apartment building. You may not recognize the address that the new building is using: 930 West Altgeld.  But if you ride the CTA’s Red or Purple Lines, you’re probably familiar with the building that used to be on this site: 2518 North Lincoln.  That’s the building that had all...

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Tennis Courts Adjourned, It’s Time to Elevate Lincoln Park
Jun13

Tennis Courts Adjourned, It’s Time to Elevate Lincoln Park

One of Wrightwood Neighbors’ least loved buildings is coming down. The photos above and below were sent in by Doctor Robert Vogelzang, showing the graffiti-encrusted edifice at 2518 North Lincoln Avenue being forcibly disassembled by an squad of angry yellow machines.  The apartment building, once known as Lincoln Center, must have been quite something back in the day of “key parties,” since the entire back half of...

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