Homewood Board approves railroad agreement, street repairs

Editor's note: This story first appeared in the Chronicle's Sept. 1 print edition. The Triumph Building has now been completely demolished, and crews are expected to begin construction of the Hartford Building soon.

Laura Dillman of Homewood stood by the chain linked fence surrounding the remains of the Triumph Building on Aug. 18 and reminisced about the people and stores that called the place home.

Demolition of the Triumph Building, at the southwest corner of Ridge Road and Martin Avenue in Homewood, began Aug. 16.

Razing the building makes . . .

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Summer events

Friday, June 24

  • Pride Party at the Flossmoor Community Church Community House, 847 Hutchison Road in Flossmoor. The family-friendly event will have food, music and other entertainment from 5 to 8 p.m.

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