Tag: TIF

A TIF for the tough, Washington Park edition

A TIF for the tough, Washington Park edition

Remember when some of the events at the 2016 Olympics were slated to be held at new facilities to be built in Washington Park? Chicago's bid f ...
No visible progress at Bronzeville’s Rosenwald Apartments

No visible progress at Bronzeville’s Rosenwald Apartments

It's been nearly two years since I spent a good chunk of two days walking the area around the Rosenwald Apartments, a massive abandoned complex at ...
Back from the deadpool – The Shops and Lofts at 47

Back from the deadpool – The Shops and Lofts at 47

Tomorrow will mark six years to the day since we first wrote about The Shops and Lofts at 47. A spring 2008 groundbreaking was anticipated for the ...
Artist lofts proposed for 47th Street in Bronzeville

Artist lofts proposed for 47th Street in Bronzeville

Two days ago we posted on a revised proposal for the Rosenwald Apartments at 47th and Michigan. Financing for the project would include $25 millio ...
The scrap yard in Lincoln Park’s back yard

The scrap yard in Lincoln Park’s back yard

The Clybourn Corridor, the thriving and growing retail and residential strip along Clybourn Ave in Lincoln Park is adjacent to the city's first Pl ...
What should be done with Bronzeville’s Rosenwald Apartments?

What should be done with Bronzeville’s Rosenwald Apartments?

The massive Rosenwald Apartments building at 47th and Michigan in the Grand Boulevard area of Bronzeville was shuttered a dozen years ago. Accordi ...
Rosenwald Apartments proposal advances toward TIF funding

Rosenwald Apartments proposal advances toward TIF funding

Last October we marveled at a proposal to revive the long-vacant landmark Rosenwald Apartments at 47th and Michigan at a cost of just over half a ...
TIF talk and public housing at Occupy Chicago

TIF talk and public housing at Occupy Chicago

Local issues are being discussed at Occupy Chicago, and some of the discussion involves real estate. The Reader's Ben Joravsky, who's lavished ...
Shining a light on the "shadow budget": Chicago Reader talks about TIF

Shining a light on the "shadow budget": Chicago Reader talks about TIF

In this week's Chicago Reader, Mick Dumke and Ben Joravsky try to unravel the mysteries of the city's TIF funds. Dumke and Sam Adams posted a compani ...
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