Illinois Medical District’s Gateway plan to bring jobs, hotel, and housing

Construction is planned to begin in spring 2015 on an estimated $300 million development on the west side of the Illinois Medical District (IMD).

Business, financial, and health professionals offer help for local residents

When summer fun is a memory and autumn comes, people tend to think more seriously about business, financial, and health matters. September is a good time to reassess your needs in these important areas, and a variety of top quality local professionals can help.

Farmers Markets; Roundups

Ancona School, 4770 S. Dorchester Ave., has named Ari Frede, a teacher, school and arts administrator, and education consultant, its new head. Call (773) 924-2356, ext. 224, for more information.

Residents pressure developers on Union St. proposal

Alderman James Balcer (11th Ward) recently told residents living near the former Gethsemane Church and German schoolhouse at 1352 S. Union St. that he supports Property Markets Group (PMG) plans to build a seven-story, 130-unit highend rental highrise on that site because he considered it “too good an opportunity to pass up.”