Work is now underway to convert the one-time Borden Dairy stables at the rear of 1016 Church St. into Amy Morton's planned new Evanston restaurant called The Barn -- and guess who showed up for a little celebration last night?
The commercial real estate information company CoStar says the vacancy rate for downtown Evanston offices is now down almost to the level of a decade ago, before the real estate market collapse that led to financial difficulties for some of the city's largest office properties.
The height of a planned senior residential tower in Evanston has been reduced in response to complaints from neighbors -- but the redesign means the building will house far fewer independent seniors and more who need assistance.
Despite complaints from neighboring property owners, Evanston aldermen voted 7-0 Monday to immediately seek proposals for redevelopment of the surface parking lot adjacent to the public library downtown.
Community members are invited to attend a ribbon cutting to celebrate the Evanston Ecology Center’s new classroom extension on Tuesday, July 19, 7 p.m., at the Ecology Center, located at 2024 McCormick Blvd.