Old Town Development Tracker (06-13-16)

Old Town Development Tracker (06-13-16)

June 14th, 2016

Over the previous five years, interest in the Old Town neighborhood has rapidly increased. New businesses are hanging their shingles at a rapid pace, and new residents – both from within Chicago and without – are opting to buy or rent new homes or apartments. And developers have been eager to construct new projects to support the continued growth of each.

Formed in 1971 at a time when, some would say, this district had hit a low point, the Old

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April 16/18 Spring Book Sale at Near North Library

April 16/18 Spring Book Sale at Near North Library

April 15th, 2016

Also Accepting Donated Books, CDs, DVDs, and Audio Books

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Community Meeting – Mon., January 25th, 7:00pm

Community Meeting – Mon., January 25th, 7:00pm

November 20th, 2015

Community Meeting Notice Monday, January 25th, 7:00pm Franklin Fine Arts Center 225 W. Evergreen St. 

Alderman Walter Burnett Jr. and the Old Town Merchants & Residents Association (OTMRA) invite you to a second community meeting to discuss the redevelopment of 1528 N. Wells Street (O’Briens Restaurant)  into a neighborhood hotel.

The meeting will begin promptly at 7:00pm with a presentation by the developers, followed by a questions -and-answers segment. Out of respect to the host venue, Franklin Fine Arts Center, the meeting will

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CFD Subdues Extra Alarm Fire in Old Town

CFD Subdues Extra Alarm Fire in Old Town

August 26th, 2015

19th Century Structure Severely Damaged Due To Kitchen Fire

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Day One Music Line-Up for 2015 Wells Street Art Fest

Day One Music Line-Up for 2015 Wells Street Art Fest

June 2nd, 2015

The annual Wells Street Art Festival is back for its 41st year, and with it another great two-day entertainment line-up!

Join us on Saturday, June 13th and Sunday, June 14th for an amazing two-days of premiere juried artists, great food from some of Old Town’s best restaurants and, of course, the Bud Light main stage in the rear parking lot of O’Briens Restaurant (1528 N. Wells). Complete information about the Wells Street Art Festival — including the full entertainment line-up — is available

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OTMRA Supports Chicago Police Memorial Fndtn

OTMRA Supports Chicago Police Memorial Fndtn

May 31st, 2015

A Quilt To Remember Chicago’s Fallen Police Officers.

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  • Old Town Tree Lighting - November 29th, 5:00PM

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Chicago's Historic Old Town Neighborhood