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Old Posted May 19, 2015, 7:31 PM
Jim in Chicago Jim in Chicago is offline
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Originally Posted by brian_b View Post
It wont be that long. U of C is offering employee down payment assistance all the way up to I-55. There's a field house under construction at Ellis Park at 35th. A new pedestrian bridge also on 35th. Drive around the Kenwood historic district and you see evidence of a lot of interior renovations on the old mansions. A new Marianos on 39th. Infill here and there.

Lake Meadows and Michael Reese are the big questions and will probably be the final push.

Perceptions of safety are changing. I see women jogging alone on 31st street every day. Northsiders will be the last to know.
And there's no shortage of people biking down King Drive all the way to Hyde Park. The development is certainly in pockets but progress seems steady.
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