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Why All The SECRECY?

Curious about the plans for Lincoln Yards? How big is Lincoln Yards going to be?  Is it only the old Finkl site? Why are plans released on a need to know basis? Read Ranch President Reatha Kay’s most recent letter … Continue reading


Why is a ‘Once In A Generation’ development so reticent with respect to sharing details?

What are the plans for the former Finkl Steel Site on Cortland Ave? Here is a link to RANCH’s questions for Sterling Bay and the Alderman representing the area. RANCHAug.13LtrtoAldHopkins


To Infinity and Beyond–Finkl Redevelopment

You deserve a voice in this self-described “once in a generation” development. 2nd Ward Alderman Brian Hopkins has called a community meeting regarding the Lincoln Yards Planned Development Proposal at: Near North Montessori School – Gymnasium  1434 West Division Street  … Continue reading


Extra! Extra! June Ranch Reporter in now available!

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Finkl Steel is being redeveloped as Lincoln Yards. How will it affect RANCH Residents

CAC Process Issues Summary Letter(fnl) Here’s the latest letter from the local community groups April 12, 2018 2nd Ward Alderman Brian Hopkins 1400 N Ashland Ave Chicago, IL 60622 RE: Lincoln Yards Community Advisory Committee Dear Alderman Hopkins: Thank you … Continue reading


North Branch Park Preserve Coalition Meeting

Thursday April 19, 2018 Little Sisters of the Poor 2325 N. Lakewood Ave Chicago, Illinois 60614 6:00 p.m – 7:30 p.m.


New Location for the November Meeting of the RANCH Planning Committee!!

The December meeting of the RANCH Planning Committee will be held at St. Teresa Parish Center, located at 1930 N. Kenmore, on Monday, November 7, at 7:00 p.m.


The RANCH Reporter Newsletter is Back!!

The RANCH Reporter newsletter is back and includes lots of important information about our neighborhood including the status of the update of Clybourn Park, more about our Third Thursday concernt series, the ongoing upgrade of Privet Park, the wonderful work … Continue reading


The Latest On Northbranch Works and Finkl

The City of Chicago is working on plans to redevelop the Northbranch Corridor including the Finkl Steel site. Click here to see the materials from the city’s second community meeting regarding the issue. See the latest on the issue from … Continue reading


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