Thursday, November 16, 2023
1101 W. Argyle Rendering Reveal
1101 W. Argyle (Compass Architecture LLC) We are likely getting a first look at what will soon rise on the SW corner of Argyle and Winthrop ...
History Uncovered On Argyle
Wooden structure uncovered during demolition "I'm a long time fan and reader, just dropping a tip on an interesting bit of Argyle...
Monday, November 13, 2023
Dayton Dumpster Debacle
A frustrated neighbor on Dayton writes in: "Would LOVE some help getting the Dayton Dumpstergate situation resolved, especially since A...
Friday, November 3, 2023
Another Fire Sweeps Through Lawrence Viaduct
The aftermath of yet another fire on the northside of the Lawrence Ave. viaduct under DSLSD. Another fire has swept through the homeless e...
Roots of Argyle Toppled As Demolition Begins At 1101-1107 W. Argyle
Fencing surrounds 1101 W. Argyle during demolition We first heard of plans to convert the former Hoa Nam Grocery into a 6 story apartment bu...
Thursday, November 2, 2023
It's November. What's Happening with the Clark-Montrose TIF?
Way back in the last century (1999), civic leaders created a TIF district covering the length of Clark between Montrose and Foster . The ...
Tuesday, October 24, 2023
Clark Street Protected Bike Lanes In Progress
Clark Street south of Montrose (Google) From Ald. Martin's newsletter: CDOT’s contractor aims to start work...to construct a protected...
"Friends of Brennemann" Needs Your Support
If you would like to support one of Uptown's local schools, Brennemann Elementary (4251 N. Clarendon), "Friends of Brennemann"...
Friday, October 13, 2023
Miss Catholic School? Our Lady of Lourdes to Become Apartments
4641 N. Ashland (Google) The Our Lady of Lourdes school building at 4641 N. Ashland has been disused for many years now. Last home to the &q...
Wednesday, October 11, 2023
Uptown's "Coast" Reborn
We told you in August 2022 about the ICA "Coast" programming that led the Chicago Park District to rethink an area of Lincoln Park...
Monday, October 9, 2023
Say Hello To 'Solverre' At 4600 N. Marine
We passed by 4600 N. Marine today and noticed a crane is removing the construction elevator on the southwest corner of the building. There i...
Saturday, October 7, 2023
"An Ode To Uptown" Sneakers Now Available in New Converse Collaboration
Eddie Oppong is a three-decade resident of Uptown and a sneaker designer who loves our amazing community. He has created a capsule collecti...
Monday, October 2, 2023
Double Shooting On Argyle This Morning
Ald. Manaa-Hoppenworth sent out a public safety announcement via email this afternoon: "Monday, Oct. 2, 2023 — At approximately 11:12...
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