Longer articles in this issue are Riser Replacement Project .. History of Sheridan Road and Park Tower Condominium, including coverage of the original architect for Park Tower, John Buenz .. From The Property Manager’s Desk, which focuses on bedbugs and travel, a health club update, and mail area repairs .. and New Neighborhood Restaurant Reviews. Shorter articles include Property Tax Appeal .. Board Election Results .. Independence Day Party .. Edgewater Library Branch Closed .. Somerset Place .. Death Notice for late-night doorman, Joe Parish .. and Health Club Equipment.
RAWNRGY Juice's future home at 4600 N. Magnolia Unit FWe've noticed workers in the retail space along Wilson Avenue just west of Magnolia for a while now. Old-timers might recall this space as the former home of Alma Pita. Signs are up around the butcher paper and we now know what to expect: RAWNRGY, a veteran-owned shop specializing in cold pressed juices, wellness shots and cleanses. This appears to be their first brick and mortar location after starting online several years ago.They have a Facebook and Instagram page as well. We wish RAWNRGY much success! [...]
4701 N. Clark, 360 Design StudioA $7.5 million project seeking to replace a vacant bank and drive-thru at 4701 N. Clark with residential has been posted to Ald. Cappleman's ward website.We first heard about this 5 story residential development around 6 months ago, but the details have only come to light over the last week. As designed, the project would include 38 units with a mix of 29 two bedroom/two bath units and 9 two bedroom/one bath units. Parking on-site for 21 vehicles and 62 bicycles would also be included. Affordable units will be required either on or off-site due to… [...]
Hard to believe, but May 15 marks the 15th anniversary of Uptown Update. We started the blog May 15, 2007. Our founding group consisted of five Uptown residents, both new and old. Our older contributors had been active in the neighborhood since the days of Ralph Axelrod and Jerry Orbach. Everyone met online first, discovering each other on message boards and the proto-blogs of the day. A social dinner in February 2007 led to a discussion of starting a common news source, and shortly after, one of our founding members started what we now know as Uptown Update.Uptown Update was conceived… [...]
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