JANUARY 2015

County, Chicago Architecture Foundation partner to address County Hospital future

The Chicago Architecture Foundation (CAF) recently partnered with the Cook County Bureau of Economic Development to gather ideas about the future of the old Cook County Hospital campus.

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CHA must keep its promises: Bring Ickes residents back, engage community

Some good things are happening in Bronzeville. The Bronzeville Alliance recently hosted a Corner Store Summit to improve the look and professionalism of local businesses, with the goal being better customer service and an improved business environment.

Bridge Closed; Voting Reform; Round ups

AARP seeks volunteers age 50 or older to serve as volunteer tutors for Chicago Public Schools students from kindergarten through third grade during a two-hour reading session

Eventful, exciting year for news in local communities

If you want news about ten of Chicago’s most vibrant communities, the Gazette is the place to get it… Here is a wrap up of some of the major news stories of 2014 in the months they were covered by the Gazette — your independent community newspaper since 1983.

CHA issues housing RFP for Ickes site; former residents concerned

It has been almost five years since workers tore down the Harold Ickes Homes as part of the Chicago Housing Authority (CHA) Plan for Transformation to replace low-income, highrise housing projects with mixed-income communities.