Shamus Toomey, the Editor In Chief and Co-Founder of Block Club Chicago, joined Lisa Dent who is in for Bob Sirott. Shamus shares some news Chicagoans might want to be aware of, these stories include:
Restoration Of Louis Sullivan-Designed Orthodox Cathedral Nears Finish Line
Holy Trinity Orthodox Cathedral leaders have made smaller fixes and updates over the past few decades, but say the latest restoration is the property’s biggest face lift so far.
Amazon Lockers Will Net Park District $137,600 At Most For First Year, Contract Shows
“It is not enough to justify having branding in our parks. It is absolutely not enough,” Ald. Rossana Rodriguez-Sanchez (33rd) said. “I think this is a slap in the face.”
The Legacy District Will Bring Housing, Retail And A Rooftop Garden To Bronzeville’s 47th Street
The $19.2 million project will turn .6 acres of vacant land at 47th Street and Vincennes Avenue into a six-story building, according to the city. It’s being funded through the city’s Invest South/West initiative.