Alderman Solis

West Loop Public Safety Roundup

The neighborhood has mobilized in response to the recent uptick in crime in the West Loop. Here is a rundown of recent events and where things stand as well as a list of upcoming events and meetings: After a morning attack and robbery along Fulton Street in late October, the...

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State of the 27th Ward (2017)

On Tuesday, November 7, 2017 Neighbors of West Loop hosted a “State of the 27th Ward” event at Haymarket Pub & Brewery (737 W. Randolph). During the event, Alderman Walter Burnett led a discussion about current topics of interest in the 27th Ward and the West Loop as a whole, including public...

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112 S. Sangamon

Development Proposal On Thursday, October 12, owners of 112 S. Sangamon, an office building bordering Mary Bartelme Park, presented to the community a proposal to rezone the building to support a penthouse residential unit for one of the owners’ part-time use. The owners’ attorney, Thomas Raines, presented the project to...

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NoWL Statement on Draft West Loop Design Guidelines

September 18, 2017 Re:  Draft West Loop Design Guidelines Dear Mr. Garcia, Neighbors of West Loop (NoWL) would like to thank the City Department of Planning & Development (DPD) for initiating the process of creating design guidelines for the portion of the West Loop located west of I-90/94 and for...

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Community Meeting for 935 W. Washington (ZOM)

(Please click here for the previous post about this development.) On Wednesday, March 15, representatives from developer ZOM, attorney DLA Piper, and BKL Architects presented an updated proposal for the development formerly known as Union West, a three-building project on the block bounded by Washington and Madison, Morgan and Sangamon....

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Union West Update

(Please click here for the initial post about this development.) A community meeting was held for this development on Wednesday, December 14, 2016.  Despite the cold temperatures, over 100 people attended the event.  Due to Alderman Solis’s absence from the meeting, it was announced that it would not be considered...

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