economic development

Letter: Country club redevelopment project an example of environmental racism

February 28, 2021 - 22:36

Environmental racism is a problem across the country, but the Southland of Chicago is facing its devastating consequences. When zoomed in on the demographics of Cook County, according to the Statistical Atlas, it is clear that the majority of people of color live within the Chicago’s South and West sides and the South Suburbs. The further north you go, the whiter it gets. 

Redevelopment closer for Triumph Building site in Homewood

April 21, 2019 - 21:05

Homewood trustees will consider a measure Tuesday to seek additional bidders on a project to redevelop the site on the southwest corner of Ridge Road and Martin Avenue. The building at 2033 Ridge Road, commonly referred to as the Triumph Building, was purchased last year by the village for the purpose of finding a developer to construct a mixed-use building there.


Page 2: H-F business activity defies the doldrums

November 04, 2018 - 14:23
The commentary below represents the ideas, observations and opinions of the author.

The usual late summer doldrums were not all that languid in the Homewood-Flossmoor business scene, where a series of ribbon-cuttings, announcements and a couple of demolitions show a local economy with increasing energy.

There's more to come this week. 


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