City plans review of handicap access to parks, buildings

Some seven years after the last study concluded that nearly a third of Evanston city facilities didn't meet Americans with Disabilities Act accessibility rules, city staff will tell aldermen tonight that they're planning to update that report this year.

More density seen as key to affordable housing

Expanding affordable housing options is expected to continue to be one of the Evanston City Council's top goals in 2019, and housing advocates think Minneapolis may offer a pathway to success with its approval last month of a plan to allow multi-family housing in single-family zoning districts.

Steel erection delayed until next week at Crown

The all-day rain yesterday, coupled with a holiday-shortened week, delayed the start of steel erection at the new Robert Crown Community Center, Ice Rink, and Library project, but it is now on tap for next week, according to the weekly status report from the construction manager.