Harley Clarke

Tight deadline planned for Harley Clarke proposals

Under a plan scheduled to be approved by Evanston aldermen tonight, non-profit groups interested in leasing the lakefront Harley Clarke mansion will have just over two months to prepare a detailed response to a city request for proposals for the property.

City to consider other operators for mansion

Aldermen Monday voted to give other non-profits that might be interested in leasing the lakefront Harley Clarke mansion time to prepare proposals, rather than move ahead immediately to draft a lease agreement with the Evanston Lakehouse and Gardens group.

Backer says mansion will need ongoing fundraising

Residents who turned out Wednesday night for an update about the Harley Clarke mansion on the Evanston lakefront were told by a leader of the non-profit that seeks to lease the building from the city that ongoing fundraising efforts will be needed to cover projected operating income shortfalls.

NFP still has high hopes for Harley Clarke

The board chair of the not-for-profit Evanston Lakehouse and Gardens still has hopes of reaching an agreement with the city to rehabilitate and manage the beleaguered Harley Clarke mansion, adjacent to the Grosse Pointe Lighthouse on the city’s lakefront.

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