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The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

The sole resolution discussed at the special meeting would direct city staff to explore leases shorter than 15 years, but City Council rejected the resolution.

City Council rejects proposal to consider shorter leases for downtown civic center, sustain 15-year lease

February 23, 2024

City Council voted 5-3 at a special meeting Thursday to sustain the city’s plan to lease downtown office space for city government operations for 15 years, rejecting a superseding resolution that would...

FlowersFlowers, a 2023 grant recipient, used Sustain Evanston to fund composting services for a year.

A year after receiving Sustain Evanston grants, local businesses reflect on sustainability efforts

February 15, 2024

For over 10 years, Evanston floral studio FlowersFlowers owner Joanne Leiman had been looking to compost the store’s plant waste. However, the cost had always made her hesitate, she said. So last...

In a unanimous vote, City Council approved a contract with Verde Solutions to put solar panels on the Robert Crown Community Center.

City Council approves solar panel contract for Robert Crown Community Center

February 13, 2024

In a unanimous vote Monday, City Council approved a contract to install solar panels at the Robert Crown Community Center. The construction deadline for the panels is set for Nov. 1, 2024. The contract...

The city is now poised to leave the Georgian Revival-style building at 2100 Ridge Ave. that has been the heart of Evanston civic life since 1979 before the end of the year.

Downtown lease sparks concerns over cost, transparency amid discussion on Civic Center’s future

February 7, 2024

Growing up in Evanston in the 1980s, Emilio Vargas remembers the Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center as the building at the center of the city. His mother would bring him to art shows, book fairs and other...

Mayor Daniel Biss spoke about the process to revamp Evanston’s comprehensive plan and zoning code.

City launches Envision Evanston 2045 to overhaul comprehensive plan, zoning code

February 7, 2024

City officials launched Envision Evanston 2045 — a process to create a new comprehensive plan and zoning code — during an event at the Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center Tuesday. The new plan will...

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