Homewood train station

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.

Homewood asks residents to email officials for train station funding

August 05, 2019 - 15:14
Homewood officials are asking residents for help to ensure funding for the village’s train station renovation, which they say is being challenged by Chicago. The village is asking residents to email a letter to CMAP officials urging them to keep the original funding methodology. Get a copy of the letter here.

Davis visits village hall, discusses state budget and local issues

July 10, 2017 - 16:59

State Rep. Will Davis, D-Homewood, visited Homewood village hall on Saturday to meet with constituents during Mayor Richard Hofeld's weekly office hours.

Tawny Smith, Davis' staff person for the 30th District, said of the handful of constituents who met with the legislator, the first question from each was about the budget.


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