The Daily Northwestern

City holds community meeting to address plans for Gibbs-Morrison Cultural Center

Ben Winck, Assistant City Editor

September 30, 2016

Filed under City, Local

Evanston residents offered input on the future of the Gibbs-Morrison Cultural Center at a meeting Thursday. The City of Evanston met with the community to discuss planned site improvements for the Gibbs-Morrison Cultural C...

City and University collaborate to repair Evanston homes

Ben Winck, Assistant City Editor

September 28, 2016

Filed under City, Local

Two Evanston homes have safer exteriors, as a result of  a new project run by Evanston and Northwestern. The project Rebuilding Evanston works to make major repairs on the exteriors of homes owned by low to moderate fixed...

Alley paving program running out of money

Nora Shelly, Assistant City Editor

May 9, 2016

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local

There’s a bumpy road ahead for Evanston’s alley paving program, as increased demand is surpassing the program’s funding. The program, which allows the city to split the financial burden of paving alleys with residents...

City Council approves demolition of buildings to be redeveloped as affordable housing

Rishika Dugyala, Assistant City Editor

April 12, 2016

Filed under City, Local, Politics

City Council approved a plan Monday to transfer funds to a nonprofit organization that will then demolish 13 abandoned buildings in the west and south sides of Evanston, before redeveloping them as affordable housing. Under...