AJ LaTrace Recent Posts The Tribune is right: One Central transit hub doesn’t yet deserve a $6.5B subsidy By John Greenfield and AJ LaTrace | Feb 15, 2021 | No Comments More likely the transit hub is something that Landmark added to the project as an excuse to have Illinois pay for capping the Metra tracks to provide a platform for the development. The One Central Development Looks to Transform the South Loop, But at What Cost? By AJ LaTrace | May 16, 2019 | 6 Comments The developer of this megaproject isn't looking for a TIF handout, but it does want billions from the state of Illinois to build a transit hub. One Central Mega-Development Could Connect Museum Campus to Mass Transit By AJ LaTrace | Mar 21, 2019 | 22 Comments The ambitious project, centered around a new transit hub, would transform 34 acres of what is currently open-air rail lines Parking-Heavy Logan Square Mega Mall Redevelopment May Start Construction Soon By AJ LaTrace | Feb 26, 2018 | 6 Comments Alderman Waguespack, LSNA are pushing for family-friendly affordable housing units. Razing an Art Moderne to Put in a Drive-Though Would Make Avondale More Car-Centric By AJ LaTrace | Nov 20, 2017 | 33 Comments PNC Bank is proposing to demolish one of its branches at the corner of Milwaukee and Belmont in Avondale in favor of a car-centric design.