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Letter: Country club redevelopment project an example of environmental racism

February 28, 2021 - 22:36
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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. 

Residents question developer at continued zoning meeting

February 18, 2021 - 11:20
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For three hours Wednesday, opponents of a distribution warehouse plan peppered representatives of the Arizona developer with questions looking for satisfactory answers on the redevelopment of the former Calumet Country Club.

Then, the Homewood Planning and Zoning Commission called it a night and set a third continuation date.

The meeting started Feb. 11 but was postponed at 10 p.m. per village code. It was stopped after 10 p.m. Wednesday and will resume at 1 p.m. on Feb. 25.

Hazel Crest opposes Calumet Country Club redevelopment plan

February 16, 2021 - 23:11
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The village of Hazel Crest issued a statement Tuesday night strongly opposing the proposed redevelopment of the former Calumet Country Club into a trucking distribution center and Homewood's settlement agreement with developer Diversified Partners.

After a special meeting of the board of trustees, Hazel Crest Mayor Vernard Alsberry Jr. released a video version of the statement. 

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