Over the last few months, a number of key staff have left Loyola, while others ascended to new roles. Rogers Park continues to experience a face lift as a number of new developments move forward. Meanwhile, the Loyola community has felt the effects of some of the biggest news stories of the summer, including the Charlottesville protests, the statewide budget crisis and changes to national immigration policy.
The proposed Concord at Sheridan development will move forward to the City Council after gaining the approval of the Chicago City Council Committee on Zoning, Landmarks and Building Standards at a May 22 meeting.
It’s easy to see why some people might be upset when their neighborhood starts to show the tell-tale signs of change. But, can those signs of change produce a positive outcome, if done in increments?
This new development proposal demonstrates how much Rogers Park has grown and improved over the past several years to become an attractive neighborhood for people of all ages, backgrounds and income levels. But the development also presents a threat to the community.