Riser replacement update .. Community court advocates .. Green Week schedule .. Remember to recycle: dos and don’ts .. Renting at Park Tower: observations and survey results .. Budget increases for 2013/14 .. Property taxes: due dates and exemptions .. Bluewater neighbor: reprint and inclusion of full article .. Restaurant review: Andersonvill’es got a brand new (brown) bag! .. PTCA management office, version 2.0 (remodeled) .. Add a book to our library .. PTCA resident electricity options: choices and how to choose .. A guide for the infrequent CTA rider .. New parking options at Park Tower ..
Days after receiving a building permit, a new post to Alderman Cappleman's development page shows what the new single family home coming to 4607 N. Magnolia will look like.From the Alderman's newsletter:After a few years on the market, there was no interest in purchasing a Queen Anne home located at 4607 N. Magnolia. Many interested buyers stated it was not possible to restore it as a single family home given the costs and its very poor condition, and the City of Chicago was adamant that any new owner would be required to address all the building code violations. The local… [...]
After the owner of Happy Wash (Wilson & Dover) retired and closed her business in 2020, we were happy to have a newcomer to Uptown, Happy Life Laundromat, fill in the gap.Happy Life did nice work with drop-offs, helped the community (offering free washes to homeless individuals on Saturdays), and added a vibrant business to a notorious Uptown intersection (Leland & Racine).Unfortunately, Happy Life is no more, closing abruptly on May 23rd with no advance notice to patrons.We have spoken with the owner since learning of the closing from multiple readers. The owner confirmed the location is closed permanently and… [...]
Two Easters have come and gone, but we finally know what is planned for 4607 Magnolia, a beautiful house that the local block club, Magnolia Malden Neighbors Association, failed to save. We have been watching for signs of life at the currently empty lot, and a newly issued building permit shows that work is about to begin on construction of a new three story single family home.As a reminder, here was the home that was demolished:4607 N. Magnolia / RedfinWe covered this story previously when the historic home was for sale for over two years. Unfortunately, due to significant deterioration in… [...]
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