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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

A “Danger: Construction area” sign on a chain-link fence outside of the empty Burger King building in downtown Evanston.

Evanston Burger King ends its reign as empty building gets demolished

October 31, 2022

Downtown Evanston’s Burger King has been dethroned. The demolition of the empty Burger King building at 1740 Orrington Ave. began early Monday morning. The former fast-food joint will be developed...

John Carlson stands in front of a microphone, with a flag and councilmember Bobby Burns seen in the background.

Planning and Development Committee greenlights proposed office building to replace former Burger King

March 1, 2022

The proposal to replace Evanston’s former Burger King with a 10-story office building took another step toward passage Monday night.  The city’s Planning & Development Committee voted unanimously...

Front of closed Burger King at 1740 Orrington Ave. shown with snow-covered exterior at sunset.

Ten-story office building may replace former Burger King

January 27, 2022

Evanston’s Land Use Commission met remotely Wednesday night to discuss the repurposing of land at the intersection of Orrington Avenue and Clark Street, where the city’s former Burger King stood. After...

Johnny Carlson presents his firm’s plan for a development at 1727 Oak Ave. to the Plan Commission on April 11. After passing the Plan Commission, City Council voted 7-1 to advance the special permit for introduction at Tuesday’s council meeting.

Aldermen to consider Oak Avenue, Chicago Avenue developments

May 28, 2018

Aldermen are set to vote on a special use permit for a 17-story, age-restricted rental development at 1727 Oak Ave. during Tuesday’s City Council meeting. At a council meeting on May 14, aldermen...

Ald. Judy Fiske (1st) speaks at a council meeting. Fiske voted against the development of a 17-story active living facility due to concerns about the impact on traffic.

Council advances 17-story age-restricted residential building

May 16, 2018

Aldermen at Monday’s council meeting approved for introduction a permit for a proposed 17-story age-restricted residential building on Oak Avenue. City Council voted 7-1 to advance the special permit...

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