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City Council approves LP Hospital condo plan

City Council approves LP Hospital condo plan

Update on the Lincoln Park Hospital redevelopment plan, courtesy the Chicago Tribune’s Clout Street blog: The Chicago City Council today adopted a controversial plan to put condominiums, offices and a grocery store on the Lincoln Park Hospital site. Retiring Ald. Vi Daley, 43rd, supports the plan, while her successor on the council, Michele Smith, campaigned…

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County official owes K in property tax

County official owes $24K in property tax

Uh oh, John Fritchey. The Cook County commissioner owes some $24K in property tax on his Lincoln Park home on Altgeld Avenue near Ashland Avenue. Here’s the Sun-Times story: As an elected government official, Cook County Commissioner John Fritchey has a say in deciding how much county residents have to pay in property taxes and…

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City council to discuss LP Hospital plan

City council to discuss LP Hospital plan

Plans for the redevelopment of the old Lincoln Park Hospital move forward Wednesday as the city council takes up the issue. From ABC 7: The Chicago City Council meets Wednesday on the issue of the proposed conversion of the former Lincoln Park Hospital site into condominiums, offices and a grocery store. The Webster Square Development…

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Labor group makes endorsement for 43rd Ward

Labor group makes endorsement for 43rd Ward

From Clout Street, the Tribune’s political blog: The Chicago Federation of Labor today endorsed a hospital executive over the Democratic committeeman in the race to become the new alderman in Lincoln Park. Tim Egan, vice president of governmental affairs at Norwegian American Hospital, was chosen by the group that includes 320 unions, over Michele Smith,…

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