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Highwood wins $20,000 grant for transit-oriented zoning rewrite

Highwood wins $20,000 grant for transit-oriented zoning rewrite

One of the key recommendations of the recently adopted Highwood Downtown Projects Guidebook is to update its zoning standards to permit a greater variety of uses and to improve the development processes to encourage new development around the downtown Metra station. As the funding partner…

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TIF Success in Oak Lawn: Development is on the Horizon

TIF Success in Oak Lawn: Development is on the Horizon

October 15, 2014  | Article by Steve Metsch in the Southtown Star | A Chicago Sun-Times Publication   The next piece of Oak Lawn’s Stoney Creek Promenade is being built – construction started this week on a Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurant. It is the second…

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Glencoe’s Writers Theatre featured in ‘National Endowment for the Arts’

Glencoe’s Writers Theatre featured in ‘National Endowment for the Arts’

As ‘Village Planner’ for Glencoe, Lee Brown, FAICP, (President of Teska Associates) has been a member of the ‘Village/WT working group’ since it was first formed to recruit, retain, and shepherd the New Writers’ Theatre project.  He also partnered with WT to prepare the ‘Our…

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Complete Streets project in Plainfield is on a roll…

Complete Streets project in Plainfield is on a roll…

Plainfield works on improving streets Published: Monday, Sept. 8, 2014 | The Herald-News | By Vikaas Shanker   Residents on and near Meadow Lane concerned about speeding motorists may be seeing traffic calming measures in the near future as the village works on a streets…

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Glencoe Encourages Input into Downtown

Glencoe Encourages Input into Downtown

As part of a comprehensive set of initiatives to engage and involve the community, Village of Glencoe officials are encouraging residents to express their hopes for the future of downtown Glencoe. Plan Commission Gathers Input on Improving Downtown Chicago Sun-Times, July 18 | By Daniel I. Dorfman Anyone…

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