Blair Kamin, the Pulitzer prize-winning architecture critic for the Chicago Tribune, takes Evanston’s City Council to task in his weekly column Saturday for even considering the demolition of the beleaguered Harley Clarke mansion on the city’s lakefront.
The Village of Skokie has filed suit in federal court claiming Evanston deprived the village and its residents of due process and equal protection rights by raising the rate it charges to deliver water to the village.
In the wake of sharp criticism from some aldermen about personal attacks by supporters of preserving the Harley Clarke mansion, leaders of the group hoping to lease the mansion from the city urged their supporters this week to maintain a civil tone in their advocacy.
The final phase of the Chicago Avenue/Sheridan Road Corridor Project will begin the week of June 25 with construction activities on the west and south sides of Sheridan Road, from Lincoln Street to Isabella Street/Ridge Avenue.
Evanston's Board of Ethics Tuesday evening dismissed a complaint filed by former aldermanic candidate Misty Witenberg against one of her opponents in last year's election, Alderman Robin Rue Simmons, 5th Ward.