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Hamlin Park Neighbors Put Crime in The Past and Build Future

By Geoff Dankert

After a brief spate of gang-related crime in 2011 and 2012, Hamlin Park area residents are concentrating on making their neighborhood the next great place to live with plans for park improvements and lots of new construction homes.

Filbert Playlot To Get Renovation In 2012

By Mike Fourcher

The Filbert Playlot Park renovation project at 1820 W. Larchmont Ave. has received a funding commitment from the Chicago Park District and a go ahead for a $300,000 renovation in 2012, says Emily Klingensmith, head of Friends of Filbert Playlot Park. The Park District has committed up to $100,000 in capital funds, which is being matched by $100,000 Read the Rest…

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