CTA: Rendering looking south on Broadway from Leland
We've all seen the new renderings of the future Wilson L station. What you probably HAVE NOT seen is how having no support columns in the middle of Broadway will affect the streetscape just north of the station. The CTA has been less than transparent when it comes to showing how the rehab will change the face of Broadway and Leland. Check out the grainy rendering above. The "Barry Building," now home to Spoil Me Salon, is visible on the right. We are hearing that nearby businesses are not thrilled with how the columns will be placed on the sidewalks directly in front of their businesses and how this view of the project was never displayed to the community. What do you think of it?
Here's a letter detailing what residents were told, and what the CTA actually plans to do: