train station renovation

Metra train station redesign approved by Homewood Appearance Commission 

August 23, 2020 - 13:41

An artist's rendering shows the plans for renovating the tunnel commuters use to get to the boarding platforms at Homewood train station. (Provided image)

Metra's design for the renovation of the Homewood train station was approved by the Homewood Appearance Commission at its Aug. 6 meeting. 

The commission also approved designs for a new facade at Walmart and signage at the future site of Aspen Dental.

Book-loving kids form Homewood book store’s first book club

August 31, 2019 - 16:11
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Penny Greep, 9, ace bibliophile of Homewood, forms a book club, the first for Bookie's Homewood store. ComEd moves power lines on Park Avenue, a prerequisite to the renovation work on the west side of the Homewood train station, and John Beele gets more signatures on his Iwo Jima veterans flag.

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