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Mount McCormick’s days are numbered

You might call it Mount McCormick – that huge mound of rubble from the McCormick Boulevard repaving project now piled where Grant Street ends at Green Bay Road. You might call it Mount McCormick – that huge mound of rubble from the McCormick Boulevard repaving project now piled where Grant Street ends at Green Bay […]

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NU buys house, upsets neighbors

Northwestern University this week bought 1945 Orrington Ave., a single-family home on a block already occupied by dormitories and other university buildings. NU paid $600,000 for this house. (County Assessor photo) The move upset some neighborhood activists and prompted grumbling from City Council members. Details from the Daily Northwestern.

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Twiggs Park to grow

Twiggs Park along the canal will expand as the result of an agreement the city has reached with the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District. The City Council tonight approved leasing the land on the south side of the canal from Ashland Avenue southeast to the existing park at Dewey Avenue. Twiggs Park along the canal will […]