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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 Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center.

City Council approves purchase of vacant 5th Ward properties to develop into affordable housing

June 28, 2022

City Council voted 8-1 Monday to approve the purchase of boarded-up properties at 1917-25 Jackson Ave. and 1413-25 Emerson St. to develop into affordable housing.  The city plans to demolish the 5th...

Illustration of yellow, teal and mauve houses set along a sheet of light blue drawn graph paper, with a white water tower at the far right of the x-axis.

City Council approves TIF district in 5th Ward, denies D65 IGA

October 26, 2021

City Council approved a tax increment financing district in Evanston’s 5th Ward Monday night in a 5-4 vote, following months of controversy. The final TIF excludes an intergovernmental agreement with...

A sign hanging near the Arch on June 19. The sign was originally hung over the Arch, but was moved adjacent to it.

Students urge Northwestern to address issues of police divestment

July 7, 2020

On June 19, while some students watched Northwestern’s virtual commencement ceremony, around 70 others walked from President Morton Schapiro’s house, down Ridge Avenue, Emerson Street, Sherman Avenue...

Blotter: Change and pendant stolen from Ford Fusion; vehicle ransacked, passenger door left open

January 27, 2020

Change and pendant stolen from Ford Fusion A Ford Fusion parked in the 1800 block of Emerson Street was broken into over the weekend. The owner of the car, a 30-year-old Evanston man, said he thought...

Evanston Plan Commission votes against rezoning amendments

Evanston Plan Commission votes against rezoning amendments

January 23, 2020

Members of the Evanston Plan Commission voted 4-1 against two proposed amendments to rezone a residential area in the center of the 5th Ward at a Wednesday meeting, citing precedent and concerns of spot...

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