Recent Streetsblog CHICAGO posts about Rogers Park

City Seeks Transit-Friendly Development Near Howard Station

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The Chicago Department of Planning and Development is looking for the right developer for vacant city-owned property near the Howard CTA station. Last week, the city released a request for proposals for the 1.05 acre parcel at 7519-33 N Ashland Avenue, between Howard and Rogers Avenue, and asked specifically for transit-friendly and walkable development proposals. The site […]

Never Fear, the Rogers Park Greenway Is Still in the Works

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I was nonplussed when I checked out the results of Saturday’s 49th Ward participatory budgeting election this morning. The most exciting proposal, a bike-priority neighborhood greenway, which was discussed at a community meeting in mid-April, wasn’t one of the winning projects, since it wasn’t even included on the ballot. Fortunately, the north-south greenway, originally proposed […]