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  • Da Vinci fire follow-up: Good urbanism not just architecture and bars

    Da Vinci fire follow-up: Good urbanism not just architecture and bars
    Federal investigators have concluded that the massive downtown Los Angeles fire that consumed much of the Da Vinci apartment complex was arson, as The Times reported earlier this week. Which means that the Da Vinci and its developer, G.H. Palmer Associates, will continue to generate headlines as the investigation is carried out.
  • Forest Park narrowly approves pot dispensaries

    Forest Park narrowly approves pot dispensaries
    A medical marijuana dispensary that could open near a residential neighborhood was narrowly approved Monday night in Forest Park over the objections of residents who cited safety and property value concerns. The proposed St. Fiacre dispensary at 7228...

    Shuttered CHA complex gets new life as artists' home

    Shuttered CHA complex gets new life as artists' home
    When the Chicago Housing Authority's Dante Harper Townhomes closed in 2007, it seemed to be another symbol of the continued decline of the once solidly working-class Grand Crossing neighborhood on the city's South Side. "They were nice buildings when...

    Lincoln Park Apartments in Hampton are nearly vacant

    Less than a year after the first moving vans arrived, the city's largest public housing complex is now nearly devoid of life. Lincoln Park Apartments is nearly vacant, save for six families and a few staff members keeping watch over the facility along...

    I want to be a Director on my Condominium or HOA Board. Am I Eligible?

    Blog sponsored by Becker & Poliakoff As election season approaches, the issue of who is qualified to serve on a condominium or homeowners association’s board of directors can become a hotly contested issue.  This article examines how eligibility...