Tag: Diversified Partners

Future of Calumet Country Club development unclear 

The future of the property on which the Calumet Country Club sits is unclear, after a recent vote in Homewood and Cook County officials saying a forest preserve purchase is unlikely. Homewood approved a settlement with developer Diversified Partners of Arizona on Jan. 26. Plans were for a distribution warehouse[Read More…]

Homewood votes down rezoning for trucking depot

A proposed trucking warehouse hit a major pothole Tuesday as the Homewood village board voted down a proposal to rezone the property to make way for the project.  “Nowhere in our comprehensive plan has it ever said that a loud, diesel-fueled, smog-inducing, tree-killing and road-wrecking trucking hub would be a[Read More…]

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Protest echoes outside Homewood meeting

Protestors hold signs in the meeting room’s windows and chant during the Homewood Board of Trustees meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 23. The rally was organized by South Suburbs Greenspace over Concrete, which opposes the redevelopment of Calumet Country Club. (Andrew Burke-Stevenson/H-F Chronicle) Despite protests outside, a Homewood village board meeting[Read More…]

No comment from Homewood for now regarding Hazel Crest statement

When Hazel Crest Village President Vernard Alsberry Jr. announced last week that the village board had decided to oppose the plan to redevelop Calumet Country Club into a distribution center, the statement changed the political dynamic surrounding the project. For the past 18 months, Hazel Crest declined to take a[Read More…]

Residents group, developer react to Alsberry statement

Arizona developer Walt Brown, Jr. said he still plans to work with Hazel Crest and Mayor Vernard Alsberry despite a social media video criticizing plans for a development at the site of the former Calumet Country Club.  For the first time Tuesday, Alsberry said he does not support the planned[Read More…]

Winter events

FRIDAY, DEC. 9

SATURDAY, DEC. 10

  • Nanny Nikki holiday music program at Flossmoor Public Library, 1000 Sterling Ave., at 11 a.m.
  • You Matter 2 Winter Wonderland from noon to 4 p.m. at Flossmoor Community Church, 2218 Hutchison Road. Holiday fun and activities for the whole family to enjoy. Tickets are $5 to $10 at bit.ly/3VLh2m4.
  • Miracle on Martin in downtown Homewood, 3 to 6 p.m. Ice sculpture walk, horse-drawn carriage rides, s’mores and more.

 

 

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