Evanston aldermen on Monday approved the Central Street master plan developed by city consultants, but left the zoning regulations that would implement the plan to be acted on after review by the Zoning Committee of the Plan Commission, which is scheduled to begin Wednesday.

They also:

  • Introduced, but sent back to committee, proposed zoning amendments that would changes regulations for mixed use districts, including the Fifth Ward area represented by the Dr. Hill Neighborhood Association.
  • Introduced zoning amendments that would set new restrictions limiting the height of homes built on substandard lots.
  • Introduced an ordinance to give Evanston Landmark status to a duplex at 318-320 Dempster St. designed by noted architect and Evanston resident Daniel Burnham.

Bill Smith is the editor and publisher of Evanston Now.

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