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Flowers, Bicycle Helmets and ‘Green’ Bags for Evanston Plaza Neighbors

The six neighborhood groups near the Evanston Plaza shopping center at Dempster Street and Dodge Avenue won approval last week from the City’s Economic Development Committee to spend slightly more than half of a neighborhood impact fund set up when the plaza was constructed. The fund – to which developer Joseph Freed has contributed $20,000 […]

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Evanston Congregations Think Green

On April 13 the Jewish Reconstructionist Congregation (JRC) dedicated an environmentally friendly synagogue, constructed on the site of their old building, 303 Dodge Ave. The new building is expected to receive LEED Platinum Certification in the coming months, based, among other things, on water efficiency, air quality and the use of sustainable materials. LEED, Leadership […]

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HUD Certifies Interfaith Housing Center to Expand Foreclosure Prevention Role

Interfaith Housing Center of the Northern Suburbs has been certified by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) as a Housing Counseling Agency, which places Interfaith on HUD’s approved referral list and qualifies Interfaith for additional HUD funding for its foreclosure prevention work. Interfaith is one of only two HUD-certified housing agencies in […]