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Neighbors’ Growing Frustration With Lathrop Homes Redevelopment

By Geoff Dankert

The Chicago Housing Authority’s planned redevelopment of the Lathrop Homes public housing project seems to have stalled. But nobody knows for sure since CHA hasn’t held public meetings in months and aldermen aren’t getting any answers either.

Lathrop Homes Meeting Tries To Keep It Together, But Opposition Emerges

By Mike Fourcher

A palpable tension laced last night’s meeting at New Life Community Church, 2928 N. Damen Ave., to discuss a planning for redevelopment of Lathrop Homes public housing. Despite a couple of raucous interruptions and opponents with black t-shirts reading, “Save Lathrop Homes,” the meeting of about three hundred people was run smoothly by an array Read the Rest…

Lathrop Homes Changes Are In The Works

By Samantha Abernethy

Ald. Proco “Joe” Moreno (1st) and representatives from the Chicago Housing Authority answered questions at a public meeting last week regarding the future of the Julia Lathrop Homes at 2000 W. Diversey. Officials plan to hold a series of meetings this year to decide the future of the 35-acre complex. All of the current residents Read the Rest…

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