In the News Archive – 2014-2021


Block Club Chicago | December 7, 2021
Edgewater 100% Affordable Development Could Replace Streets & San Depot On Broadway, Alderman Says

Chicago Tribune | November 1, 2021
Op-ed: As natural gas prices soar, electrification offers both immediate and long-term relief to consumers

Block Club Chicago | October 26, 2021
Mural Honoring Logan Square’s Latino Community Coming To Affordable Housing Project Next To Blue Line

Building Design + Construction | October 21, 2021
Chicago’s historic Lathrop public housing complex gets new life as mixed-income community

Block Club Chicago | July 22, 2021
Nearly 700 People Apply for 50 Apartments in New Logan Square Complex Showing ‘Dire Need’ for Affordable Housing in Area

WTTW Chicago Tonight | May 20, 2021
‘Chicago Tonight’ in Your Neighborhood: Logan Square

Chicago Tribune | May 13, 2021
Chicago’s two-, three- and four-flats are disappearing, changing communities and who can afford to live in them

Block Club Chicago | April 23, 2021
100-Unit Affordable Housing Project Next To Logan Square Blue Line Station Could Be Finished By End Of 2021


Block Club Chicago | September 22, 2020
Work Begins On Affordable Housing Project Next To Logan Square Blue Line

WTTW Chicago | September 19, 2020
Chicago’s Lack of Affordable Housing Hurting Latino Families

Affordable Housing Finance | August 7, 2020
Financing Arranged to Preserve Chicago Portfolio

Block Club Chicago | May 20, 2020
It’s Official: 100% Affordable Housing Complex Coming To Lot Near Logan Square Blue Line Station, Council Says

Chicago Tonight | May 18, 2020
Mosaic Pays Tribute to ‘Wizard of Oz’ Author at His Chicago Home

WTTW Chicago | May 18, 2020
Logan Square Affordable Housing Complex One Step Away From Final Approval

The Daily Line | May 18, 2020
$35M city financing package for Logan Square affordable apartments set for approval Monday

Crain’s Chicago Business | May 11, 2020
Mural going up this week at site of ‘Oz’ author’s home

The Real Deal | April 27, 2020
City, affordable developer hit back at Mark Fishman and other Logan Square landlords

Block Club Chicago | March 5, 2020
New Lawsuit From Logan Square Landlords Aims To Stop Affordable Development — But It Won’t Work, Officials Say

Chi Streets Blog | March 3, 2020
Affluent, selfish neighbors are suing to block the Logan Square all-affordable TOD

The Real Deal | March 3, 2020
Mark Fishman and other Logan Square landlords want to kill Bickerdike’s affordable project


Chicago Sun-Times | November 29, 2019
Bickerdike’s Aruguete has neighborly approach to affordable housing

Block Club Chicago| November 12, 2019
Logan Square 100 Percent Affordable Housing Complex Advances As Commission Unlocks $10 Million In TIF Funding

WBEZ/NPR |November 7, 2019
Yellow Brick Sidewalk Honors Site Where Author Wrote ‘Oz’

Fox32 | November 5, 2019
Yellow brick road finds home in Humboldt Park

Chicago Sun-Times | November 5, 2020
Humboldt Park debuts its own ‘yellow brick road’

WGN| November 5, 2019
Humboldt Park’s new Yellow Brick Road honors ‘Wizard of Oz’ author L. Frank Baum

NBC 5 | November 4, 2019
Yellow Brick Road Honors ‘Wizard of Oz’ Author in Chicago

NBC 5 | November 4, 2019
Yellow Brick Sidewalk Installed Outside Home Where ‘Wizard of Oz’ Was Written

ABC7/WLS | November 4, 2019
Yellow Brick Road leads to Humboldt Park

Block Club Chicago | November 4, 2019
Yellow Brick Road Built Where L. Frank Baum Wrote ‘Wizard Of Oz,’ Delighting Humboldt Park Residents

Curbed Chicago | November 4, 2019
A yellow brick road honors Wizard of Oz creator who lived in Humboldt Park

Chicago Tribune | November 4, 2019
‘There’s no place like home’ at yellow brick road honoring L. Frank Baum, author of ‘Wizard of Oz’

Crain’s Chicago Business | November 3, 2019
A yellow brick road honors ‘Oz’ author on site of his home

Curbed Chicago | October 17, 2019
Affordable apartment proposal next to Logan Square Blue Line passes key zoning vote

Streetsblog Chicago | May 14, 2019
Thanks to “Overwhelming Support,” the Logan Affordable TOD Plan Is Moving Forward

Logansquarist | April 30, 2019
Support For Emmet Street Affordable Housing Soars at Community Meeting

Streetsblog Chicago | April 25, 2019
Vast Majority of Residents at Last Night’s Hearing Support Logan Affordable TOD Plan

Streetsblog Chicago | April 22, 2019
Logan Affordable TOD Boosters Blast “Misinformation” in Opponents’ Flyer

Streetsblog Chicago | April 17, 2019
Logan Affordable TOD Opponents Discuss Their Concerns, Proponents Clap Back

Block Club Chicago | April 3, 2019
As Logan Housing Costs Skyrocket, New 100 Percent Affordable Housing Complex ‘Extremely Important’ Step In Right Direction, Ald. Says 


Affordable Housing Finance | February 28, 2018
Lenders Persevere Through Market Disruptions


DNA Info | October 10, 2017
Rehab Of Lathrop, Largest Public Housing Complex On N. Side, Breaks Ground

Curbed Chicago | October 9, 2017
Lathrop Homes redevelopment formally breaking ground this week

Biznow | August 22, 2017
This Week’s Chicago Deal Sheet


Curbed Chicago | December 27, 2016
Logan Square architects pitch market concept for parking lot next to ‘L’ station

DNA Info | October 27, 2016
72-Unit Affordable Housing Complex Now Open In West Humboldt Park


Chicago Tribune | August 12, 2015
Mayor Emanuel’s 606 affordable-housing plan draws doubt

DNAinfo | February 19, 2015
Humboldt Park’s Bickerdike Corp. wins citywide development award


Streetsblog Chicago | September 15, 2014
Local Residents Want More Housing at Logan Square Blue Line Station