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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


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The Daily Explains: What’s going on with the 5th Ward TIF?

September 29, 2021

City Council will wait one more month to vote on the proposed Tax Increment Financing district until it can finalize an intergovernmental agreement with Evanston/Skokie School District 65. The delay...

A series of ten buildings of varying heights line up next to one another. To the right of all of the buildings stands a white water tower. The heights of the buildings roughly increase from left to right.

Evanston community expresses concerns about proposed 5th Ward TIF district

July 13, 2021

Community members and elected officials discussed the potential impacts of a proposed 5th Ward tax increment financing district in a public hearing during Monday’s City Council meeting. In TIF districts,...

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Joint Review Board to discuss proposed 5th Ward TIF district

May 27, 2021

Evanston’s Joint Review Board will meet to discuss the creation of a tax increment financing district in the 5th Ward next Thursday — a change that would divert future property tax revenue increases...

City officials are looking to balance between downtown Evanstons thriving restaurant scene with a number of empty properties in the area.

In Focus: Downtown Evanston looks beyond restaurant scene for economic boon

May 20, 2013

The ambient lighting and warmth of Found, a contemporary American bistro established in Evanston late last year, highlights its thoughtful, locally produced dishes. The restaurant sits at a refurbished...

Proposed TIF district to develop office building

November 14, 2012

Evanston held a public hearing Monday to discuss the proposed Chicago/Main tax increment finance district, following state statutes as part of the procedure to move forward with this project. The process...

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