Last week Sedgwick Properties met with area residents, including members of Clarendon Park Neighborhood Association, about its proposed redevelopment of the former Maryville site on Montrose.
CPNA sent out a lengthy email to its members after the meeting, stressing its concerns - primarily parking and the large number of proposed units - and asking neighbors to get involved with the planning process. The mail, edited for brevity at the request of CPNA, can be seen here.
And of course, as always, the News-Star was there:
Residents sound off on Maryville proposal
But get restless over parking, traffic
By LORRAINE SWANSON, Editor
Admitting that the firm had not yet drawn up designs, Jay Feeley, director of business development for Sedgwick Properties Development Corporation, told a gathering of about 40 residents at Clarendon Park on Feb. 4 that his firm was asked to gather community input by Ald. Helen Shiller (46th Ward). One of Shiller's staff aides was in the audience taking notes. The developer is proposing a residential and commercial development with up to 850 units of housing and 100,000 square feet of retail.
Read the entire article here.