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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...

The exterior of the Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center.

Rapid Recap: City Council approves changes to ARPA fund usage plan

March 15, 2022

City Council unanimously approved updates to Evanston’s American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 funding plan Monday. What context should I know here?  ARPA is a $1.9 trillion federal plan meant to help...

The front of the Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center, a red brick building with a concrete entryway.

Rapid Recap: City Council approves South Boulevard housing project

March 1, 2022

City Council authorized a proposal to develop a mixed-income housing project at 504-514 South Blvd. Monday night.  The selected proposal has 41 units of family housing. Sarah Flax, the city’s housing...

An aerial view of downtown Evanston. The Metra train tracks are seen running through the middle of the city, with several buildings surrounding the tracks. A residential neighborhood with trees and houses can be seen in the distance.

The Daily Explains: What’s happening with economic development in Evanston?

February 28, 2022

Once a city that relied on office buildings to attract workers and stimulate business, Evanston’s economy suffered when many offices went remote. Now, the city government is working with business districts...

Ald. Bobby Burns (5th) sits behind the dais during a City Council meeting.

City Council discusses ARPA priorities, creates Participatory Budgeting Committee in special meeting

December 14, 2021

Councilmembers and city staff discussed long-term proposals for federal funds received from the American Rescue Plan Act during a Dec. 6 special City Council meeting. The council has already committed...

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