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New lodges are on a roll in many suburban communities most notably in Rosemont, Des Plaines and Park Ridge.
The Journal & Topics has reported extensively on the enhancement of three new motels in Rosemont near Mannheim and Higgins roads. We’ve also led the area coverage on the constructing of two new quickly-to-be-done lodges at or close to Touhy and Greco avenues.
At Des Plaines City Council’s future regular meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 7, developers of a planned new resort named Home2Suites at 1700 S. Higgins Rd. are completely ready to submit options and commence the process of securing Prepared Unit Growth acceptance from the town. That development will be positioned up coming to a big office building east of the old Soo Line railroad tracks and throughout the road from Rosemont.
Also at this time, lengthy-awaited designs for a new 108-device resort on Higgins Road just east of Dee Road on Park Ridge’s south aspect, surface to be moving into a new acceptance stage.
The Scarlett Resort Team would like town approval to build a lodge on the previous Mr. K Backyard Centre home at 1440 W. Higgins. According to Richard Peters of the city’s community development section, negotiations concerning probably monetary incentives to the owners have been underway. The make any difference is anticipated to be aspect of the metropolis council’s up coming agenda on Tuesday, Sept. 7. What do all these motels have in common? They’re shut to O’Hare Global Airport.
In a relevant product, Park Ridge will welcome Drew Awsumb as a new director of the local community improvement office next week…
The Des Plaines Self-Assistance Closet & Pantry is planning for a 50th anniversary celebration on Saturday, Sept. 25 at the Des Plaines Elks Lodge. Due to the fact its humble founding in the basement of a local church, the pantry has supplied meals and clothes for 1000’s of needy Des Plaines residents…
A speedy check displays that the GoFundMe webpage made months in the past by supporters of the Methodist Campground has failed to obtain any type of traction. The total of funds raised therefore far is only $2,950. The target is $500,000 to pay for quite a few enhancements to numerous of the campgrounds constructions, etc…
The matter of a proposed 125 townhome project on the previous Grazie Restaurant property along Oakton Street in Des Plaines, will not be introduced up at metropolis council’s Sept. 7 conference as 1st assumed. M/I Households would like until finally early Oct to put jointly a plan that 5th ward Ald. Carla Brookman is advocating requiring drinking water storage at the north close of the parcel rather at the southeast corner.
A meeting involving Brookman, the city, and M/I was executed recently wherever the developers indicated they will consider to accommodate what Brookman is trying to find. Having said that, according to Metropolis Manager Mike Bartholomew, whilst M/I is keen to present a revised prepare, it however has to identify if the variations are realistic and affordable.
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