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Design Evanston picks its winners

Design Evanston presents awards to eighteen different projects ranging from churches to bars at a ceremony Thursday evening. The awards recognize architectural, urban, landscape, graphic and merchandising design achievements. Three of the winning designs The awards ceremony will be held at one of the winning locations – the Music Institute of Chicago, honored for its […]

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More discord at school board

The District 65 School Board spent much of its meeting last night in angry debate about something that hadn’t even been on the agenda — the African-centered curriculum proposal it adopted at its previous meeting. The District 65 School Board spent much of its meeting last night in angry debate about something that hadn’t even […]

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Planners propose keeping parts of downtown low-rise

Evanston Plan Commissioners are considering rezoning portions of downtown to prevent construction of new large-scale developments. Looking east two blocks toward the Sherman Plaza construction site from the intersection of Davis Street and Oak Avenue. The Downtown Plan Subcommittee of the commission has identified three areas – the block on Sherman Avenue from Clark Street […]

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Community garden plots available

If you don’t have enough room for a garden this summer, the Evanston Ecology Center has the answer. The Center maintains four community gardens with plots available for rent. Useful for growing flowers, herbs or fresh vegetables, the four community garden locations are: James Park Gardens, south of Oakton between McCormick Blvd. and Dodge Ave.; […]