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$2 million village hall expansion project moves ahead 2014-06-05 None Skokie Review, Thursday, June 5, 2014 , p. 15 Renovation and repair, Buildings, Village Hall
Old Skokie Police station to be sold to social service agency 2014-01-16 None Skokie Review, Thursday, January 16, 2014 , p. 7 Buildings, SHORE Community Services, Inc., Skokie Police Department
Muslim Community Center buys Sharp Corner School land 2013-12-12 None Skokie Review, Thursday, December 12, 2013 , p. 14 Sharp Corner School, Millard, Beth, Muslim Community Center, Buildings, Schools
Pita Inn plans expansion at Barnum & Bagel site 2013-09-19 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 19, 2013 , p. 6 Buildings, Business - Restaurants and caterers, Barnum & Bagel, Pita Inn
Trustees sign off on Skokie's first mosque 2013-09-19 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 19, 2013 , p. 15 Hirschhaut, Richard, Kaleemiah Foundation, Hussain, Khadjiah, Buildings, Swibel, Howard, Levine, Carole, Mosques, Doran, Tim, Hussaini, Syed, Religion - Islam
First Skokie mosque proposed at old Holocaust Museum site 2013-08-08 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 8, 2013 , p. 28 Kaleemiah Foundation, Buildings
Panel backs church permit after code 2012-02-09 None Skokie Review, Thursday, February 9, 2012 , p. 6 Churches, Williams Memorial Temple Church of God in Christ, Buildings, Skokie Plan Commission, Cranford, Clarence, Jr., Smith, Amos
Walgreens landlord fumes over relocation plan 2011-01-13 None Skokie Review, Thursday, January 13, 2011 , p. 5 Business - Drugstores and pharmacies, Buildings, Walgreens, Monahemi, Merisa, Monahemi, Jacob
New police station set for October opening 2010-08-19 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 19, 2010 , p. 7 Buildings, Skokie Police Department, Pechter, Michael
Niles West: 'Green' construction ready for opening day 2009-07-30 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 30, 2009, p. 9 Renovation and repair, Niles West High School, Buildings, Osburn, Kaine, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools)
Local park districts get priority use of school facilities 2009-07-16 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 16, 2009, p. 15 Buildings, Skokie Park District, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools), Szczepaniak, Jim, Morton Grove Park District, Lincolnwood Park District
Board, staff LEED way to green district 2008-09-25 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 25, 2008, p. 8 Gatta, Nanciann, Niles West High School, Ballard, Guy, Buildings, Energy conservation, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools), O'Malley, Paul
District 219 dries out after minor flooding 2008-09-18 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 18, 2008, p. 17 Gatta, Nanciann, Niles West High School, Floods, Buildings, Niles North High School, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools), O'Malley, Paul
Skokie man killed by falling wall 2007-10-11 None Skokie Review, Thursday, October 11, 2007, p. 8 Buildings, Nakai, Robert, Accidents
Intelligent design: Eco-friendly measures reduce tech park's impact 2007-09-13 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 13, 2007, p. 75 Forest City Enterprises, Inc., Buildings, Environment, Illinois Science and Technology Park
Niles North goes artificial 2007-08-09 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 9, 2007, p. 82 Greenspan, Jeffrey, Chuck Pos Field, Buildings, Niles North High School, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools), Costello, Karl
District 219 generates 'green' electric power 2007-08-09 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 9, 2007, p. 10 Yeggy, Gerry, Buildings, Energy conservation, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools)
Fiscal help granted for facade upgrade 2007-05-24 None Skokie Review, Thursday, May 24, 2007, p. 6 Skokie Board of Trustees, Buildings, Downtown Facade Assistance Program, Thompson, Tom
Orchard Village site plan approved by Village Board 2007-05-24 None Skokie Review, Thursday, May 24, 2007, p. 5 Buildings, Disabled - Mentally, Disabled - Developmentally, Orchard Mental Health Center, Vail, Jim
Series of upgrades keep library thriving 2005-12-15 None Skokie Review, Thursday, December 15, 2005, p. 22 Skokie Public Library, Buildings, Statistics
Computers, air systems get once-over 2005-05-26 None Skokie Review, Thursday, May 26, 2005, p. 9 Renovation and repair, Niles West High School, Ballard, Guy, Buildings, Yeggy, Gerry, Niles North High School, Knudsen, Tim, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools), Doniger, Sheri
Pfizer mum on possible sale 2003-11-27 None Skokie Review, Thursday, November 27, 2003, p. 9 Real estate, Buildings, Pfizer Inc., Business - Pharmaceutical companies
District 219 welcomes public to its schools 2003-10-16 None Skokie Review, Thursday, October 16, 2003, p. 11 Buildings, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools)
Dist. 219 hires law firm to fight tax appeals 2003-10-02 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, October 2, 2003, Sec. 1, p. 1 Budget and expenditures, Taxation - Property tax, Buildings, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools) - Board, Franczek Sullivan, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools)
Computer damage lower than feared 2003-09-11 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 11, 2003, p. 10 Buildings, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools), Computers, Crime and criminals - Vandalism
Flooded computers to cost Dist. 219 up to $75,000 2003-08-28 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 28, 2003, p. 5 Buildings, Niles North High School, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools), Computers, Crime and criminals - Vandalism
Stair collapse hurts 3 2003-08-21 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 21, 2003, p. 9 Evanston Golf Club, Buildings
School board borrows against utility savings 2003-07-31 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 31, 2003, p. 8 Budget and expenditures, Buildings, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools)
Construction work ending 2003-07-31 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 31, 2003, p. 8 Niles West High School, Buildings, Niles North High School, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools)
Board delays budget draft 2003-07-24 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 24, 2003, p. 9 Budget and expenditures, Buildings, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools)
219 board reviews '03-'04 budget 2003-07-24 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, July 24, 2003, Sec. 1, p. 1 Budget and expenditures, Buildings, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools)
Laramie shelter gets nod 2003-07-17 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 17, 2003, p. 8 Buildings, Skokie Park District, Laramie Park
Corrections & clarifications 2003-04-17 None Skokie Review, Thursday, April 17, 2003, p. 7 Budget and expenditures, Buildings, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools)
$3.6 million added to work at high schools 2003-04-10 None Skokie Review, Thursday, April 10, 2003, p. 10 Niles West High School, Budget and expenditures, Yeggy, Gerry, Buildings, Niles North High School, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools)
Alter completes new office building 2002-12-19 None Skokie Review, Thursday, December 19, 2002, p. 70 Buildings, Alter Group Ltd., Awards, prizes, etc.
Heavy rains flood school basement 2002-08-29 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 29, 2002, p. 3 Skokie Public Works Department, Floods, Buildings, Niles North High School, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools), Skokie Fire Department, Overeem, Matt, Walters, Jim
D219 construction on budget for now 2002-03-21 None Skokie Review, Thursday, March 21, 2002, p. 9 Renovation and repair, Glenbrook Excavating and Concrete Inc., Budget and expenditures, MacDonald Construction Services, Buildings, Borek, Sam, Silverman, Robert, Finkel, Leon, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools)
District 219 board makes flurry of purchases, pays construction bills 2002-01-10 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, January 10, 2002, Sec. 1, p. 1 Campanella & Sons, Erland's Electrical, Budget and expenditures, DeGraf Concrete Construction, Buildings, Construction, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools), Technology
Year in Review : D219 moves forward with building plans 2001-12-27 None Skokie Review, Thursday, December 27, 2001, p. 13 Budget and expenditures, Renovation and repair, Buildings, Construction, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools)
Building plan won't feel state budget ax: D219 2001-12-06 None Skokie Review, Thursday, December 6, 2001, p. 8 Budget and expenditures, Renovation and repair, Buildings, Borek, Sam, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools)
$2 million cut from D219 building plan 2001-12-06 None Skokie Review, Thursday, December 6, 2001, p. 3 Renovation and repair, Schulman, Francine, Mackey, Dale, Buildings, Finkel, Leon, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools), Szachowicz, Sharon Deemar, Winter, Beth, Portnoy, Wendy, Rogoski, Jan, Budget and expenditures, Borek, Sam
Post office expansion faces delay 2001-11-29 None Skokie Review, Thursday, November 29, 2001, p. 3 Ratliff, Tim, Buildings, U.S. Postal Service, Van Dusen, George, Business - Distributors, Lucie Sable Imports Ltd.
D219 looks to trim renovation project 2001-11-15 None Skokie Review, Thursday, November 15, 2001, p. 3 Renovation and repair, Budget and expenditures, Buildings, Construction, Borek, Sam, Finkel, Leon, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools), Montgomery, Dan
It's time for District 219 board to make informed decisions 2001-11-15 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, November 15, 2001, Sec. 1, p. 8 Buildings, Finkel, Leon, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools), Silverman, Robert, Editorial
Dist. 219's Core Team looking at scaling back construction projects 2001-11-08 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, November 8, 2001, Sec. 1, p. 1 Stone, Gail, Buildings, Construction, Borek, Sam, Silverman, Robert, Finkel, Leon, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools)
D219 seeking space for summer school 2001-11-01 None Skokie Review, Thursday, November 1, 2001, p. 5 Summer schools, Couhig, Father Michael, Powell, Griff E., Buildings, Notre Dame High School, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools)
Permit request causes sparks 2001-10-25 None Skokie Review, Thursday, October 25, 2001, p. 11 Renovation and repair, Greenspan, Jeffrey, Buildings, Construction, Borek, Sam, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools) - Board, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools)
D219 rebids early phase of project 2001-10-18 None Skokie Review, Thursday, October 18, 2001, p. 3 Budget and expenditures, Buildings, Construction, Borek, Sam, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools), Legat Architects, IHC Group, Overeem, Matt
Truck destroys Niles North chiller 2001-08-23 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 23, 2001, p. 5 Traffic accidents, Buildings, Niles North High School, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools)
Construction could take some getting used to 2001-08-23 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 23, 2001, p. 3 Powell, Griff E., Yeggy, Gerry, Buildings, Construction, Borek, Sam, Silverman, Robert, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools)
District 219, West, community lauded for mascot decision 2001-08-23 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, August 23, 2001, Sec. 1, p. 1 Illinois Native American Bar Association, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools) - Awards, prizes, etc., Niles West High School, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools) - Athletics, Buildings, Names, titles, etc., Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools), Beaudet, Matthew W.
Building plans boost budget 2001-07-26 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 26, 2001, p. 9 Budget and expenditures, Renovation and repair, Buildings, Construction, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools)
Construction hits Dist. 219 budget 2001-06-21 None Skokie Review, Thursday, June 21, 2001, p. 7 Renovation and repair, Budget and expenditures, Yeggy, Gerry, Buildings, Construction, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools)
District 219 board adds enhancements to expansion project 2001-06-21 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, June 21, 2001, Sec. 1, p. 1 Stone, Gail, Renovation and repair, Codell, Neil, Buildings, Construction, Borek, Sam, Silverman, Robert, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools), Legat Architects, Budget and expenditures
Borek spokesman on D219 project 2001-06-14 None Skokie Review, Thursday, June 14, 2001, p. 3 Public relations, Renovation and repair, Buildings, Construction, Borek, Sam, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools) - Board, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools)
D219 work could cost $113 million 2001-06-14 None Skokie Review, Thursday, June 14, 2001, p. 3 Renovation and repair, Yeggy, Gerry, Buildings, Construction, Borek, Sam, Silverman, Robert, Dane, Howard, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools), Legat Architects, Budget and expenditures
Gag order hurts district confidence 2001-06-14 None Skokie Review, Thursday, June 14, 2001, p. 14 Public relations, Renovation and repair, Buildings, Construction, Borek, Sam, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools), Editorial
Necessities must take top priority in Dist. 219 plans 2001-06-14 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, June 14, 2001, Sec. 1, p. 6 Renovation and repair, Codell, Neil, Buildings, Silverman, Robert, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools), Legat Architects, Editorial, Budget and expenditures, Stein, Roger, Yeggy, Gerry, Construction, Borek, Sam
Cost gaffe hits plans for D219 work 2001-06-07 None Skokie Review, Thursday, June 7, 2001, p. 3 Renovation and repair, Codell, Neil, Budget and expenditures, Stein, Roger, Buildings, Construction, Borek, Sam, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools), Legat Architects
District 219 renovation plans short-circuited by wiring cost 2001-06-07 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, June 7, 2001, Sec. 1, p. 1 Renovation and repair, Codell, Neil, Ballard, Guy, Buildings, Silverman, Robert, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools), Legat Architects, Budget and expenditures, Stein, Roger, Yeggy, Gerry, Construction, Borek, Sam
More debt for D219 remodel 2001-05-31 None Skokie Review, Thursday, May 31, 2001, p. 3 Stone, Gail, Renovation and repair, Yeggy, Gerry, Buildings, Construction, Silverman, Robert, Nicor, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools), Deemar, Sharon, Budget and expenditures, Siemens Energy
District unveils draft plans 2001-03-08 None Skokie Review, Thursday, March 8, 2001, p. 5 Renovation and repair, Niles West High School, Buildings, Construction, Niles North High School, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools), Legat Architects
D219 examines pool depth, diving safety 2001-03-08 None Skokie Review, Thursday, March 8, 2001, p. 10 Sports - Swimming and diving, Buildings, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools)
Caveat emptor should be Dist. 219 board's hallmark 2001-03-08 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, March 8, 2001, Sec. 1, p. 6 Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools) - Bond issues and referendum, Renovation and repair, Budget and expenditures, Buildings, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools), Legat Architects, Editorial
Post office remodel plan put in limbo 2001-03-01 None Skokie Review, Thursday, March 1, 2001, p. 3 Renovation and repair, Buildings, U.S. Postal Service
Architects draft plans for Niles North, West projects 2001-02-22 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, February 22, 2001, Sec. 1, p. 1 Renovation and repair, Niles West High School, Buildings, Construction, Niles North High School, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools), Legat Architects, Siepka, Craig
Dist. 219 signs off on architect's plan 2001-01-04 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, January 4, 2001, Sec. 1, p. 1 Renovation and repair, Budget and expenditures, Buildings, Construction, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools), Legat Architects
D219 mulls on-site day-care services 2000-12-28 None Skokie Review, Thursday, December 28, 2000, p. 3 Gatta, Nanciann, Child care and day care centers, Buildings, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools)
Year in review : D219 gets OK to borrow $65 million 2000-12-28 None Skokie Review, Thursday, December 28, 2000, p. 11 Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools) - Bond issues and referendum, Budget and expenditures, Renovation and repair, Buildings, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools)
D219 Board reviews expansion plans 2000-12-14 None Skokie Review, Thursday, December 14, 2000, p. 5 Renovation and repair, McDonough, James, Yeggy, Gerry, Buildings, Construction, Borek, Sam, Silverman, Robert, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools), Legat Architects, Seipka, Craig
D219's rehab state share falls short 2000-08-03 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 3, 2000, p. 3 Budget and expenditures, Renovation and repair, Buildings, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools)
Ethical Humanists plan expansion 2000-07-20 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 20, 2000, p. 4 Ethical Humanist Society of Chicago, Buildings, Organizations and societies
D219 summer work light 2000-07-06 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 6, 2000, p. 18 Renovation and repair, Buildings, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools)
Auditorium named for Johnson 2000-06-15 None Skokie Review, Thursday, June 15, 2000, p. 4 Johnson, Robert, Niles West High School, Buildings, Names, titles, etc., Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools), Robert Johnson Auditorium
Cost overruns hit channel boat house 2000-06-08 None Skokie Review, Thursday, June 8, 2000, p. 3 Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD), Skokie Rowing Center, Rehab Construction, Continental Construction, Loyola Academy Rowing Association (LARA), Buildings, North Shore Channel, Skokie Park District - Budget and expenditures
Portable classroom approved 2000-06-01 None Skokie Review, Thursday, June 1, 2000, p. 4 Buildings, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools)
Dist. 219 awards flurry of contracts 2000-05-25 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, May 25, 2000, Sec. 1, p. 1 Renovation and repair, Budget and expenditures, Intelligent Lighting Creations, Buildings, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools), Legat Architects
Lucie Sable Import still in Skokie 2000-05-18 None Skokie Review, Thursday, May 18, 2000, p. 4 Buildings, U.S. Postal Service, Business - Distributors, Lucie Sable Imports Ltd.
Post Office closes deal 2000-05-11 None Skokie Review, Thursday, May 11, 2000, p. 8 Buildings, U.S. Postal Service, Business - Distributors, Lucie Sable Imports Ltd.
Architect named for renovating high schools 2000-05-11 None Skokie Review, Thursday, May 11, 2000, p. 10 Renovation and repair, Buildings, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools), Legat Architects
District 219 still faces long road after bond nod 2000-03-30 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, March 30, 2000, Sec. 1, p. 1 Powell, Griff E., Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools) - Bond issues and referendum, Budget and expenditures, Buildings, Silverman, Robert, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools), Solal, Raymond
Low turnout, party backing pays for D219 2000-03-23 None Skokie Review, Thursday, March 23, 2000, p. 3 Powell, Griff E., Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools) - Bond issues and referendum, Greenspan, Jeffrey, Budget and expenditures, Buildings, Silverman, Robert, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools)
$65 million tax hike bid now up to D219 voters 2000-03-16 None Skokie Review, Thursday, March 16, 2000, p. 8 Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools) - Bond issues and referendum, Budget and expenditures, Buildings, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools)
Yes on D219 bonds 2000-03-16 None Skokie Review, Thursday, March 16, 2000, p. 14 Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools) - Bond issues and referendum, Budget and expenditures, Buildings, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools), Editorial
District 219 intensifies voter education efforts on referendum 2000-02-03 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, February 3, 2000, Sec. 1, p. 1 Powell, Griff E., Codell, Neil, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools) - Curriculum, Buildings, Silverman, Robert, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools), Baum, Dave, Anderson, Carolyn, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools) - Bond issues and referendum, Budget and expenditures, Donovan, Connie, Wallace, Tim
Panel to set strategy for high school tax hike 2000-01-27 None Skokie Review, Thursday, January 27, 2000, p. 3 Powell, Griff E., Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools) - Bond issues and referendum, Budget and expenditures, Buildings, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools), Hosler, Galen, Baum, Dave
Committee formed to sell D219 referendum 2000-01-13 None Skokie Review, Thursday, January 13, 2000, p. 5 Powell, Griff E., Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools) - Bond issues and referendum, Renovation and repair, Buildings, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools)
Old incinerator headed for scrap heap 1998-09-03 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, September 3, 1998, Sec. 1, p. 3 Refuse and refuse disposal, Buildings
New postal building could be in the cards 1997-08-07 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 7, 1997, p. 3 Buildings, U.S. Postal Service, Evans, Doug
St. Francis plans a new building 1997-05-29 None Skokie Review, Thursday, May 29, 1997, p. 22 St. Francis Hospital, Buildings, Hospitals
Restaurant building goes on auction block 1997-04-03 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, April 3, 1997, Sec. 1, p. 11 Real estate, Tower Garden Restaurant, Buildings, Hallmark & Johnson Properties, Bistro Europa Restaurant
Light and air get my vote 1996-09-19 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 19, 1996, p. 16 Buildings, Editorial
Emily Oaks building expansion planned 1995-11-02 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, November 2, 1995, Sec. 1, p. 3 Renovation and repair, Buildings, Emily Oaks Nature Center, Skokie Park District
Pool, center upgrades move forward 1995-08-17 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, August 17, 1995, Sec. 1, p. 3 Renovation and repair, Devonshire Community Center, Buildings, Skokie Park District, Swimming pools, Oakton Park, Skokie Water Playground
Building plan to face critics 1995-07-20 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, July 20, 1995, Sec. 1, p. 1 Orchard Place L.L.C., Buildings, Skokie Plan Commission, Vogue Tyre and Rubber Co., Barcelona Apartment Condominiums, Marshall's, Linens and Things
State grant OK will aid Oakton rehab 1995-02-02 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, February 2, 1995, Sec. 1, p. 3 Renovation and repair, Buildings, Skokie Park District, Oakton Park, Grants, Illinois Department of Conservation
CTA project ends, new one begins 1994-09-22 The CTA plans to renovate the station at Oakton and Hamlin. Skokie Review, Thursday, September 22, 1994, p. 7 Buildings, Transportation, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
Skokie riders get "Swift" kick 1994-09-15 The new Skokie Swift station has opened. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, September 15, 1994, Sec. 1, p. 1 Skokie Swift, Buildings, Transportation, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
Post Office to move from Old Orchard 1994-08-04 The Old Orchard Post Office will be relocating. Skokie Review, Thursday, August 4, 1994, p. 18 Buildings, U.S. Postal Service
Skokie Swift's new station opens tomorrow 1994-05-26 The new Skokie Swift station is due to open soon. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, May 26, 1994, Sec. 1, p. 5 Skokie Swift, Buildings, Transportation
Skokie shoots down M-NASR headquarters 1994-01-06 The Skokie Park District has decided not to support the setup of a permanent headquarters for the Maine-Niles Association of Special Recreation (M-NASR). Skokie Review, Thursday, January 6, 1994, p. 3 Recreation, Buildings, Skokie Park District, Maine-Niles Association of Special Recreation (M-NASR)
Oakton Bowl a target for village purchase? 1993-05-13 Fairlanes Bowling may be purchased by the village. Skokie Review, Thursday, May 13, 1993, p. 6 Buildings, Fairlanes Oakton Bowl, Community development
Former mental health site to house Rice Foundation 1993-01-07 The Rice Foundation, a philanthropic organization, will move into the building recently vacated by the Orchard Mental Health Center. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, January 7, 1993, Sec. 1, p. 1 Buildings, Organizations and societies, Orchard Mental Health Center, Rice Foundation
Orchard Mental Health Center has sold its facility at 8000 Gross Point Road 1992-06-11 Orchard Mental Health Center has sold its facility at 8000 Gross Point Road. Skokie Review, Thursday, June 11, 1992, p. 5 Buildings, Orchard Mental Health Center
Orchard Center to sell site 1992-06-11 Orchard Mental Health Center has sold its facility at 8000 Gross Point Road. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, June 11, 1992, Sec. 1, p. 1 Buildings, Orchard Mental Health Center
Hearing Tuesday on Swift depot rehab 1992-06-04 A CTA commercial building in front of the Dempster Street Swift station will be demolished to make room for a new station. Skokie Review, Thursday, June 4, 1992, p. 3 Skokie Swift, Buildings, Transportation, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
Renovations set for Swift station 1992-05-28 The Old Chicago, North Shore, and Milwaukee Railroad Station will be torn down to make room for a new station. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, May 28, 1992, Sec. 1, p. 1 Buildings, Transportation, Old Chicago, North Shore, and Milwaukee Railroad Station
Historical Society's 'new' home ready by fall 1992-05-14 The Skokie Historical Society will be moving to the newly restored Skokie firehouse this fall. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, May 14, 1992, Sec. 1, p. 1 Buildings, Skokie Historical Society, Organizations and societies
Skokie OKs pact for new Swift station 1990-02-22 The village board approved an agreement under which the Chicago Transit Authority will rebuild the Skokie Swift train station. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, February 22, 1990, Sec. 1, p. 1 Skokie Swift, Renovation and repair, Buildings, Transportation, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
Skokie may lease ComEd site for recycling center 1989-12-14 Commonwealth Edison and Skokie Village officials have negotiated the lease of a site to be used as Skokie's new recycling center. Skokie Review, Thursday, December 14, 1989, p. 4 Recycling, Commonwealth Edison, Skokie Board of Trustees, Buildings
Charity association may reopen in Skokie soon 1989-09-07 The Tourette Syndrome Association of Illinois may be moving back into its Skokie headquarters by middle of September. The building is being repaired by the owner two months after July 1 fire gutted the offices at 5112 W. Oakton Street. Skokie Review, Thursday, September 7, 1989, p. 12 Tourette Syndrome Association of Illinois, The, Renovation and repair, Buildings, Organizations and societies
No Title 1989-05-20 The Skokie Plan Commission approved plans for a 12-story building with a four-deck parking garage and a four-story courtyard hotel to be built at the Old Orchard Plaza. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Saturday, May 20, 1989, Sec. 1, p. 1 Business - Hotels and motels, Buildings, Skokie Plan Commission, Construction, Old Orchard Plaza
No Title 1989-04-08 A courtyard hotel and a 12-story office building, which would be one of Skokie's tallest, are planned by developers for a site on the northern side of Golf Road between the Edens Expressway and the Harms Woods Forest Preserve. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Saturday, April 8, 1989, Sec. 1, p. 1 Business - Hotels and motels, Buildings, Construction, Community development
News digest 1989-02-23 A Skokie Village traffic engineer believes that the renovation of the Skokie Swift station at Dempster could begin next year, and be completed the same year. Skokie Review, Thursday, February 23, 1989, p. 9 Skokie Swift, Renovation and repair, Buildings, Transportation
Abandoned house annoys neighbors 1988-07-21 Skokie has sued Andrew Kalayta, owner of the vacant home at 7645 Crawford Avenue, to force him to correct code violations. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, July 21, 1988, Sec. 1, p. 1 Buildings, Kalayta, Andrew, Litigation
OCC board approves budget despite protest 1988-06-30 The Oakton Community College Board approved a $27.36 million budget for 1989. Two trustees voted against the budget because it contains $400,000 toward construction of the proposed new Northwest Municipal building. Skokie Review, Thursday, June 30, 1988, p. 12 Northwest Municipal Building, Buildings, Construction, Oakton Community College - Budget and expenditures, Oakton Community College - Board
Skokie wins office center fight 1987-04-30 Opponents of the Harmswood Office Center are considering whether to appeal last week's court ruling which would allow construction of the project at Harms and Old Orchard in Skokie. Skokie Review, Thursday, April 30, 1987, p. 3 Buildings, Harmswood Office Center, Litigation, Construction
Move to toss out Quartet's lawsuit is denied by judge 1987-02-12 Moves to conclude a lawsuit brought by Glenview residents against the Village of Skokie failed on February 10. Glenview residents are seeking to block the construction of an office building at the corner of Harms and Old Orchard Roads. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, February 12, 1987, Sec. 1, p. 1 Buildings, Harmswood Office Center, Construction, Litigation, Glenview Park District, Quartet Manufacturing Co., Mark Goodman & Associates, Inc.
Glenair citizens oppose office 1987-01-29 The Glenview Park District and Quartet Manufacturing are still seeking a permanent injunction to stop Mark Goodman & Assoc. Inc. from constructing an office building in the far northwest corner of Skokie. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, January 29, 1987, Sec. 1, p. 1 Buildings, Harmswood Office Center, Construction, Litigation, Glenview Park District, Quartet Manufacturing Co., Mark Goodman & Associates, Inc.
Buildings' effect argued at trial 1987-01-24 Glenview has refused to supply water to an office building proposed for the corner of Harms and Old Orchard Road. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Saturday, January 24, 1987, Sec. 1, p. 1 Buildings, Harmswood Office Center, Construction, Litigation, Glenview Park District, Quartet Manufacturing Co., Mark Goodman & Associates, Inc.
Office complex threatened by suit 1986-12-31 A court date has been set for a lawsuit which seeks to block the construction of an office complex in the northwest corner of Skokie. Skokie Review, Wednesday, December 31, 1986, p. 3 Buildings, Construction, Litigation, Glenview Park District, Quartet Manufacturing Co., Mark Goodman & Associates, Inc.
Village stands firmly behind office projects 1985-12-19 According to a Skokie official a lawsuit filed by Quartet Manufacturing is groundless and will have no effect on a decision made by the Village Board to allow the construction of an office building. Skokie Review, Thursday, December 19, 1985, p. 18 Skokie Board of Trustees, Buildings, Litigation, Quartet Manufacturing Co.
Quartet Mfg. files lawsuit against village to stop construction of office complex 1985-12-12 Quartet Manufacturing Co. filed a lawsuit seeking a permanent injunction to prevent the construction of a five-story, 90,000 square foot office building in the northwest corner of Skokie. Skokie Review, Thursday, December 12, 1985, p. 3 Buildings, Litigation, Quartet Manufacturing Co.
High-rise plan OK'd by board 1985-11-21 The controversial plan to build a five-story office building on the northeast corner of Harms and Old Orchard was approved by village trustees on November 18. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, November 21, 1985, Sec. 1, p. 7 Skokie Board of Trustees, Buildings, Harmswood Office Center
New 'Swift' station gets final approval 1985-07-25 Federal and state funds will cover 100 percent of the $1.9 million cost to renovate the Skokie Swift Station. Construction work should be finished in 1988. Skokie Review, Thursday, July 25, 1985, p. 9 Skokie Swift, Renovation and repair, Buildings, Transportation
Harmswood postponed 1985-05-19 A group of Glenview residents is protesting the proposed Harmswood Office Center, to be built at the northeast corner of Harms and Old Orchard Road. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Sunday, May 19, 1985, Sec. 1,p 1 Buildings, Harmswood Office Center, Skokie Plan Commission, Construction
Office plan shot down 1984-06-07 The Village Board has voted down a rezoning request from Main-Kedvale Corp and developer Joseph Hanson. The proposal involved the construction of a two-story office building near Touhy and the Edens. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, June 7, 1984, Sec. 1, p. 1 Zoning, Buildings, Construction, Main Kedvale Corporation, Hanson, Joseph
Group W eyes spring start 1983-10-09 Group W Cable held groundbreaking ceremonies October 4 for its new local headquarters at 9651 Gross Point Road. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Sunday, October 9, 1983, Sec. 1, p. 1 Buildings, Construction, Group W Cable, Cable television
New post office opens 1982-12-23 Skokie postmaster James R. Brahm has announced the opening of a new postal facility at 4047 Oakton St. The News, Thursday, December 23, 1982, p. 7 Brahm, James R., Buildings, U.S. Postal Service
Post office substation is planned 1982-09-26 Skokie Postmaster James R. Brahm has made a request to the U.S. Postal Service for a substation which would serve the southeastern part of Skokie. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Sunday, September 26, 1982, Sec. 1, p. 1 Brahm, James R., Buildings, U.S. Postal Service
Office plaza is criticized but gets OK 1982-03-25 The Plan Commission voted unanimously on March 18 to recommend approval of a plan that would result in the construction of a 12-story office building at 9426-44 Skokie Blvd. (the site of Orchard Bowl). Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, March 25, 1982, Sec. 1, p. 1 Buildings, Indevco, Inc., Skokie Plan Commission, Construction, Orchard Bowl
Indevco defends building proposals 1982-03-04 The Skokie Traffic Safety Commission voted to recommend that the Skokie Plan Commission reject Indevco's request for variances on parking ordinances for their proposed 12-story office building on Skokie Blvd. The News, Thursday, March 4, 1982, p. 3 Ordinances, Indevco, Inc., Buildings, Skokie Plan Commission, Skokie Traffic Safety Commission, Orchard Bowl, Parking
Proposed 12-story office building in Skokie 1982-02-11 The Skokie Plan Commission postponed a decision on the Indevco Group's proposal to build a 12-story office building at 9426-44 Skokie Boulevard. The News, Thursday, February 11, 1982, p. 3 Buildings, Indevco, Inc., Skokie Plan Commission, Orchard Bowl
Planners postpone plaza proposal 1982-02-11 After meeting for nearly four hours, the Skokie Plan Commission called for postponement of discussion of plans for a 12-story office building at 9426-44 Skokie Blvd (the site of Orchard Bowl). Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, February 11, 1982, Sec. 1, p. 1 Buildings, Indevco, Inc., Skokie Plan Commission, Orchard Bowl
Village again appeals for better mail 1982-01-28 An appeal for improved postal service is being sent to the Postmaster General, the Skokie Postmaster and to U.S. Representatives whose districts include Skokie. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, January 28, 1982, Sec. 1, p. 1 Buildings, U.S. Postal Service
Office building proposed for Skokie site 1982-01-24 Plans for a 12-story office building at 9444 Skokie Blvd., the former Orchard Bowl site, will be presented to the Plan Commission on February 4 by Indevco Inc., a local development company. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Sunday, January 24, 1982, Sec. 1, p. 1 Buildings, Indevco, Inc., Skokie Plan Commission, Orchard Bowl
Facelift planned for Swift station 1981-03-01 A rundown office at the Skokie Swift, now occupied by the Niles Township Republican Organization, will probably be remodeled for use as a ticket office, waiting room, and package express depot for Greyhound Bus Lines. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Sunday, March 1, 1981, Sec. 1, p. 1 Greyhound Bus Lines, Skokie Swift, Renovation and repair, Buildings, Transportation
Township to rename building for Warman 1981-01-15 The Niles Township Board of Trustees voted to rename the township administration building the Edward A Warman Administration Center in memory of Warman, a former township supervisor who died recently. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, January 15, 1981, Sec. 1, p. 2 Niles Township Board, Buildings, Names, titles, etc., Warman, Edward
Centreast gets act together 1980-09-18 Centreast, Inc. has moved into the former Niles East High School building. The News, Thursday, September 18, 1980, p. 3 Buildings, Centre East Inc.
Skokie okays new bldg. 1980-04-24 Village Board approved construction of office and restaurant building north of Old Orchard. The News, Thursday, April 24, 1980, p. 3 Skokie Board of Trustees, Buildings
Now up to Village Board: Planners OK bldg, complex 1980-03-27 Planning Commission approved buildings north of Old Orchard, now developers to seek final approval from Village Board. The News, Thursday, March 27, 1980, p. 6 Buildings, Skokie Plan Commission
Old Orchard complex denied: Plans for Skokie bldg stall 1980-03-13 Planning Commission deny request for buildings north of Old Orchard Shopping Center. The News, Thursday, March 13, 1980, p. 4 Buildings, Skokie Plan Commission
This bank design speaks for itself 1980-03-06 Interview with architect of the new bank building at 3601 Dempster. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, March 6, 1980, Sec. 1, p. 1 Buildings,
Glasshaus plan eyed once more 1980-02-07 An office building plan, originally approved in 1974, was granted an 18-month extension on the site plan. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, February 7, 1980, Sec. 1, p. 1 Skokie Board of Trustees, Buildings
Okay Skokie court plans: Fall groundbreaking seen for county office complex 1978-06-08 Village Trustees approved site plan for Cook County Courthouse on Old Orchard Road. The News, Thursday, June 8, 1978, p. 3 Cook County Courthouse, Skokie Board of Trustees, Buildings, Skokie Plan Commission
Planners veto condo project, approve bank 1978-05-25 Skokie Plan Commission urged approval of bank building and rejection of a condo on Golf. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, May 25, 1978, Sec. 1, p. 9 Buildings, Skokie Plan Commission
Downtown merchants welcome neighbor-to-be 1978-01-26 Skokie downtown merchants approve a 4-story building at Oakton and Niles. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, January 26, 1978, Sec. 1, p. 5 Buildings, Business
Skokie's oldest building 1974-09-05 Skokie's oldest building given to Village by its present owner. The News, Thursday, September 5, 1974, p. 3 Buildings,
In close vote: Skokie kills plan for huge warehouse 1971-02-18 Skokie Board rejects plan for 10-story warehouse at 8501 Central Park. The News, Thursday, February 18, 1971, p. 20 Zoning, Buildings, Skokie - City planning
Skokie considers plans for 10-story warehouse 1971-02-04 Board of Appeals considers plans for 10-story warehouse at 8051 Central Park. The News, Thursday, February 4, 1971, p. 1 Buildings, Skokie - City planning
Miller Builders offer $1000 to name complex 1969-01-16 Miller Builders holds contest for the naming of the commercial building being built in Skokie. The News, Thursday, January 16, 1969, p. 20 Buildings, Miller Builders, Competitions