Property Condemnations

Purple Hotel on Touhy Headed for Demolition

The famous Purple Hotel, located in a TIF area on Touhy,  is headed for demolition. The owner has been seeking $25.8 million for the property which has been for sale for some time. If it is not brought into compliance with local building codes it will become subject to demolition pursuant to the  Illinois...
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High Speed Rail Through Skokie

Ever give much thought to what happens when they eventually connect Chicago to Milwaukee with a high speed rail. There are two issues: 1. Where does the route go? It has to go through either Skokie or Evanston. Where would you like to see it? 2. Wherever it goes it will almost certainly develop...
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BGA Citizen Watchdog Training

BGA Citizen Watchdog Training Two Free Sessions: Wednesday, Feb. 23 – 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, March 2 – 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. WHERE: Joliet Junior College 1215 Houbolt Road, Room 2002 Joliet, Ill. 60431 The BGA’s Volunteer Citizen Watchdog Training is a free program that empowers citizens to examine government and...
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HELP WANTED – to Run Skokie Local news site

HELP WANTED: Part time job running a local Skokie news site (SkokieNotices.com). Seeking a person with an interest in online journalism. WordPress  experience very helpful. Experience with twitter & facebook accounts will also be useful. Job includes attending and taking notes at local village board meetings and engaging in short interviews with local residents...
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