Fate of Roosevelt Square development remains uncertain as CHA, Related Midwest drag their heels

Nearly 17 years after the Chicago Housing Authority through Related Midwest began to redevelop the Near West Side’s ABLA Homes public housing developments into the Roosevelt Square mixed-income development, workers have either demolished or renovated most of the old public housing.

Enough with the excuses: it is time for CHA, Related Midwest to build market rate housing in Roosevelt Square

“The neighborhood is beyond upset.” These are the words of frustration expressed by Joe Esposito, president of the Little Italy Chicago Neighborhood Association (LICNA), whose feelings represent not only his group, but many others as well who are fed up with the slow drag that the Chicago Housing Authority (CHA) and developer Related Midwest have taken over the 19 years of the Plan for Transformation on the Near West Side.

Chicago is the place for memorable summer fun

It is that time of year again: summer, when the weather allows for outdoor activity.

ATN: June 2019

The Adler Planetarium will have free general admission for Illinois residents on the following days June 3-5 and 10-13, September 5-6, 12-13, 19-20, and 26-27; Oct. 7-9 and 14-16; Nov. 8 and 11; and Dec. 2-3, 7, and 12-13.