Downtown Zoning Document Provides a Reminder About Your Rights in Chicago
Jun07

Downtown Zoning Document Provides a Reminder About Your Rights in Chicago

As any city grows and changes, there are tensions between public space and private property.  In Chicago, it is not uncommon for what is technically private property to be required to be open to the public.  Often, it’s part of the local government’s effort to give people sunlight and breathing room in the nooks and crannies of the city where it’s needed most. Good examples include the big lawn next to 311 South...

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LG Development Pitches Micro-Units at South Loop Meeting
Mar01

LG Development Pitches Micro-Units at South Loop Meeting

What would you do if you had a tiny lot just begging for improvement? Why, you’d build tiny apartments on it, naturally. Which is just what Chicago’s LG Development Group wants to do with the empty lot at 776 South Dearborn Street in the South Loop. At Monday night’s community meeting, hosted by the Near South Planning Board Monday night at the Hilton Chicago, LG announced plans to erect a 14-story building (with a...

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