Archive for September 2016

Why not use those fallow 62 acres to create a Cook County Forest Preserve right in downtown Chicago?

Why not use those fallow 62 acres to create a Cook County Forest Preserve right in downtown Chicago?
What’s wrong with this picture? Absolutely nothing.  It’s green, secluded and easy to get to.  And I propose it remain as nature intended.  As a lovely addition to the Cook County Forest Preserve District. This is exactly what we need at Clark and Roosevelt in the heart of the South Loop, a stone’s throw from... Read more »

It's Labor Day and the college kids are back in the neighborhood and that's a good thing

It's Labor Day and the college kids are back in the neighborhood and that's a good thing
There’s always something missing in the South Loop during the summer: college kids. We need them. To perk up the streets, scurry around, solidify our diversity, put bodies in the restaurants, money in the cash registers and pay the rent on the condos of speculators. They also fill up the dorms, the classrooms and the... Read more »