Category Archives: Development

Neighbors spruce up Elm Park

By Daschell M. Phillips Staff Writer In one month’s time Hyde Park residents have succeeded in organizing an Elm Park Advisory Council. Now the council is seeking funding from the park district to make renovations and institute programs. As Timika … Continue reading

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Construction begins on campus

The University of Chicago has begun improvements on the Ellis and Woodlawn crossings of the Midway Plaisance. The university is paying to widen the sidewalks and install new lighting along the two crossings. Sidewalks will be widened to as wide … Continue reading

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Antheus Capital buys Sutherland

By SAM CHOLKE Staff Writer The Sutherland building has lost the battle against decay, and the few residents sticking out the fight were informed Aug. 2 that their leases would not be renewed as the building is cleared prior to … Continue reading

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Letters to the Editor: Taylor Hall deserves careful preservation

Ed. note: The following letter was sent to University of Chicago President Robert Zimmer. Dear President Zimmer: As grandchildren of Graham Taylor, we have been made aware through residents of Hyde Park and articles in the Hyde Park Herald of … Continue reading

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Urban Health Initiative progress slow

By SAM CHOLKE Staff Writer The University of Chicago’s Urban Health Initiative is making incremental progress in convincing patients to find a primary care physician and not use the emergency room as a first option for health care. The Urban … Continue reading

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Seminary Co-op getting new digs

By SAM CHOLKE Staff Writer The Seminary Co-op Bookstore announced last week that it will move a block north at the end of next year. The University of Chicago purchased the bookstore’s home in the Chicago Theological Seminary in May … Continue reading

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TIF council approves $24.3M subsidy

By SAM CHOLKE Staff Writer The 53rd Street Tax Increment Financing District Advisory Council on July 26 unanimously approved the largest expenditure in the council’s history, a $23.4 million subsidy for the $114 million redevelopment of the Harper Court Shopping … Continue reading

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