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"The potential developer of the Maryville property has hired a PR firm, Culloton Strategies, to help them push this project through. The PR firm tactic seems to be to hold small meetings with individual buildings to win the residents over. They have not scheduled meetings with the neighborhood groups about their plans.
Many of the neighborhood residents feel the project is far too big and dense for the area. They propose 3 towers to sit on and directly across from Clarendon Park. The twin towers at the main site are 498' and 404' high and the third new tower at the corner of the park is 230' high. The most effective thing residents opposed to this project can do is contact the City of Chicago Zoning & Planning Department at:
Sarah A. Sheehan
Department of Zoning and Land Use Planning
City of Chicago
City Hall, Room 703
121 N. LaSalle Street
Chicago, Illinois 60602
We do find it odd that the developers, who have been asked several times to hold a large, community-wide meeting, are still reluctant to meet with the community as a whole.