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Northwestern professor buys 60-year-old house 2012-09-20 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 20, 2012 , p. 55 Real estate, Benmelech, Shikra, Cohen, Zenia, Benmelech, Efraim, Cohen, Jeffrey
Skokie plans property buy in historic downtown 2011-03-03 None Skokie Review, Thursday, March 3, 2011 , p. 9 Real estate, Skokie Board of Trustees, Eminent domain, TIF (tax increment financing), Hanley, J. Patrick
Fines, lien approved against Skokie Lanes property owner 2009-12-24 None Skokie Review, Thursday, December 24, 2009, p. 11 Real estate, Daniel Partners, Ordinances, Skokie Lanes, Rigoni, Al, Hanley, J. Patrick
Cleanup of vacant Skokie Lanes site begins 2009-10-08 None Skokie Review, Thursday, October 8, 2009, p. 7 Real estate, Ordinances, Skokie Lanes, Hanley, J. Patrick
Ending an eyesore: Skokie to use new vacant lot law to clean up abandoned site 2009-07-02 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 2, 2009, p. 5 Real estate, Ordinances, Skokie Lanes, Hanley, J. Patrick
Housing market decline creates pressure for change 2009-01-15 None Skokie Review, Thursday, January 15, 2009, p. 8 Real estate, Zoning, Fugiel, Peter, Nicholas, Peter, Marciani, Steve, Skokie Temporary Zoning Commission
Skokie zoning panel looks to the future 2009-01-15 None Skokie Review, Thursday, January 15, 2009, p. 8 Real estate, Zoning, Fugiel, Peter, Nicholas, Peter, Marciani, Steve, Skokie Temporary Zoning Commission
Ida Crown school plans move to Skokie's Rand McNally site 2008-04-03 None Skokie Review, Thursday, April 3, 2008, p. 5 Real estate, Ida Crown Jewish Academy, Taxation - Property tax, Skokie Board of Trustees, Public School District 73 1/2 - Budget and expenditures, Skokie Plan Commission, Cohen, Cynthia, Rand McNally and Co., Matanky, Rabbi Leonard
Ida Crown eyeing Rand McNally site 2008-02-21 None Skokie Review, Thursday, February 21, 2008, p. 5 Real estate, Ida Crown Jewish Academy, Taxation - Property tax, Public School District 73 1/2 - Budget and expenditures, Rand McNally and Co.
Pfizer closes in Skokie 2004-01-08 None Skokie Review, Thursday, January 8, 2004, p. 6 Real estate, Taxation - Property tax, Pfizer Inc., Business - Pharmaceutical companies
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
People & Promotions 2003-02-27 None Skokie Review, Thursday, February 27, 2003, p. 79 Sheldon Good Company, Real estate, Goldberg, Kenneth A.
Cook County annual tax sale notice to property owners, annual tax sale schedule and delinquent real estate tax list 2003-01-16 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, January 16, 2003, Sec. 1, p. 12 Real estate, Taxation - Property tax, Cook County Treasurer
Parks to sell teen center 2002-05-02 None Skokie Review, Thursday, May 2, 2002, p. 3 Alexander, Deborah, Real estate, American Legion, Peyer, Peter, Skokie Park District, Spot, The, Hartman, Steve, American Legion Hall, Bode, Jack, Armed Forces - Veterans
County tax sale ends April 26 2002-04-11 None Skokie Review, Thursday, April 11, 2002, p. 12 Real estate, Taxation - Property tax, Pappas, Maria
Developer seeks day school site 2002-02-07 None Skokie Review, Thursday, February 7, 2002, p. 9 Real estate, Benjamin, Lawrence, Wolf, Yitzchok, Construction, Cheder Lubavitch Hebrew Day School, Dubin Residential Communities, Perille, Donald, Housing, Dubin, Dave
Large yard split 2002-02-07 None Skokie Review, Thursday, February 7, 2002, p. 10 Real estate, Skokie Board of Trustees, Peyer, Peter, B.A.S. Developers, Corcoran, Neil, Perille, Donald
Panel OKs house plans for VFW post property 2002-01-31 None Skokie Review, Thursday, January 31, 2002, p. 11 Real estate, Luke, Paul, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3854, Gallego, Enrique, Krier, Tim, Housing - Single family homes, Gordon, Lloyd, Feldner, Duane, Porter, Sol, Armed Forces - Veterans, Peyer, Peter, Skokie Plan Commission
Scouts dispute camps sale plan 2001-08-30 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 30, 2001, p. 5 Real estate, Illinois Crossroads Council, Scouts - Girl Scouts, Organizations and societies, Camp Kiawassa, Lone Tree Council, Royer, Sandra, Camp Windego, Roth, Karen, Schnecke, Judy
Home prices rise by 11.5% in 2000 2001-03-22 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, March 22, 2001, Sec. 2, p. 8 Century 21 Marino Realtors, Coldwell Banker Martin and Marbry, Real estate, Alston, Bill, Statistics, ERA Callero & Catino Realty, Penza, Terry, North Shore-Barrington Association of Realtors, Housing, Hedrick, Joe, Martin, Michael
Debt boosts D219 draft levy 14 percent 2000-11-09 None Skokie Review, Thursday, November 9, 2000, p. 3 Real estate, Budget and expenditures, Taxation - Property tax, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools)
Selling houses the high-tech way 2000-10-19 None Skokie Review, Thursday, October 19, 2000, p. 87 Real estate, Home Team Realtors, Hall, David C., Kaufman, Marilyn, Internet, Tuckerman-Davies, Sharon, Chicago Association of Realtors
Skokie wins land case 2000-08-10 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 10, 2000, p. 6 Real estate, McCarthy, Daniel, Litigation
Hacker property rezoned 2000-02-17 None Skokie Review, Thursday, February 17, 2000, p. 4 Real estate, Zoning, Spyropoulos, Peter, Business - Restaurants and caterers, Business - Automobile service stations and gas stations, Business - Dry cleaners
New post office still planned despite delay 2000-01-13 None Skokie Review, Thursday, January 13, 2000, p. 9 Dyrkopp, Einar, Real estate, U.S. Postal Service, Construction, Evans, Doug
Skokie gets land for Swift drop-off 1999-12-02 None Skokie Review, Thursday, December 2, 1999, p. 4 Skokie - Budget and expenditures, Real estate, Skokie Swift, Union Pacific Railroad Company, Transportation, Operation Greenlight
Alley vacation gets nod 1999-02-25 None Skokie Review, Thursday, February 25, 1999, p. 4 Real estate, Streets, Turning Point Behavioral Health Care Center, Ameritech Illinois
Land grab lawsuit threatened 1999-01-28 None Skokie Review, Thursday, January 28, 1999, p. 3 Real estate, McCarthy, Daniel, Litigation, Skokie
Village OKs parking lot lease 1998-11-26 None Skokie Review, Thursday, November 26, 1998, p. 4 Commonwealth Edison, Real estate, Parking
Skokie eyes lot for home development 1998-10-01 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, October 1, 1998, Sec. 1, p. 1 Real estate, Maierhofer Inc., Robinson Bus Service, Housing - Condominiums, Community development
Village to buy land 1998-04-23 None Skokie Review, Thursday, April 23, 1998, p. 4 Skokie - Budget and expenditures, Real estate, Handelman, Neil, Park, Chang
Bernard Katz to relocate 1998-02-19 None Skokie Review, Thursday, February 19, 1998, p. 85 Real estate, Bernard Katz & Associates Inc., Business
Parks grow, rebuild 1998-01-01 None Skokie Review, Thursday, January 1, 1998, p. 8 Real estate, Skokie Youth Foundation, Emily Oaks Nature Center, Skokie Park District, Skokie Sports Park, Municipal employees, Oakton Community Center, Awards, prizes, etc., Kosinski, Richard, Little League Park, Tot Learning Center
Aldi to buy ex-site of Oakton Bowl 1997-04-10 None Skokie Review, Thursday, April 10, 1997, p. 3 Real estate, Business - Grocery stores, Fairlanes Oakton Bowl, Aldi Inc.
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
Fairlanes site sale close 1997-03-27 None Skokie Review, Thursday, March 27, 1997, p. 4 Real estate, Skokie, Fairlanes Oakton Bowl
District deal doesn't please park neighbors : Claim officials didn't give enough notice of plan for chief's home 1996-11-28 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, November 28, 1996, Sec. 1, p. 1 Goldberg, Norton, Real estate, Skokie Park District, Hartman, Steve, Municipal employees
Parks chief gets vacant district lot 1996-09-19 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 19, 1996, p. 3 Real estate, Skokie Park Board, Hartman, Steve, Municipal employees
Ex-Sears building might soon have a new owner 1996-02-08 None Skokie Review, Thursday, February 8, 1996, p. 3 Sears Roebuck & Company, Real estate, Ticker Investments Inc.
It was peanuts' 91-year-old says : Downtown condo project could stall 1996-01-04 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, January 4, 1996, Sec. 1, p. 1 Real estate, Krasowsky, Marilyn, TIF (tax increment financing), Brod, Magdalene, Housing - Condominiums, Norwood Builders Inc., Adreani, Bruce
Chicago anchors county home sales 1995-12-14 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, December 14, 1995, Sec. 2, p. 6 Real estate, Cook County
1995 proposed assessed values of residential property in Niles Township 1995-11-09 None Skokie Review, Thursday, November 9, 1995, p. N-1 Real estate,
Bowl sale rolls 1995-03-16 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, March 16, 1995, Sec. 1, p. 1 Real estate, Big Apple Bagel, Business - Restaurants and caterers, David's Shoe Repair, Eagle Food Centers Inc., Business - Grocery stores, Fairlanes Oakton Bowl, Taxco Restaurant, Business - Service industry
Cook County Real Property Assessments for 1994 1995-02-09 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, February 9, 1995, Sec. 2, p. 6 Real estate, Cook County
Court case prompts vacancy 1995-02-02 None Skokie Review, Thursday, February 2, 1995, p. 6 Real estate, Lefkow, Joan, Kocian, Tim, Chicago-North Shore Rehabilitation, Housing
Park purchase, $8 million bond sale in works 1994-12-08 The Skokie Park Board plans an $8 million bond sale, in order to buy more land. Skokie Review, Thursday, December 8, 1994, p. 9 Real estate, Skokie Park District - Budget and expenditures
Lanes sale opposed 1994-11-24 Petitioners oppose the sale of Fairlanes Bowling Alley. Skokie Review, Thursday, November 24, 1994, p. 6 Real estate, Fairlanes Oakton Bowl
ALS group moving into vacant business area 1994-09-22 The Les Turner ALS Foundation will move to vacant village property. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, September 22, 1994, Sec. 1, p. 3 Real estate, Organizations and societies, Les Turner ALS Foundation
M-NASR desires home of its own 1993-11-18 The Maine-Niles Association of Special Recreation would like to buy a building for a permanent location. Skokie Review, Thursday, November 18, 1993, p. 19 Real estate, Maine-Niles Association of Special Recreation (M-NASR), Organizations and societies
Solomon Schechter campaign tops fund goal with $2 million 1993-08-05 Solomon Schechter Day School supporters raised over $2 million to buy property in Northbrook. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, August 5, 1993, Sec. 1, p. 3 Real estate, Fundraising and fundraisers, Solomon Schechter Day School
Centre East to buy Hilton Hotel site 1993-07-15 Centre East has agreed to purchase property just south of the North Shore Hilton. Skokie Review, Thursday, July 15, 1993, p. 3 Performing arts, Real estate, Construction, Centre East for the Performing Arts
Schechter needs $1.2 million for new school site 1993-07-15 Solomon Schechter Schools are attempting to raise $1.2 million to qualify for a loan to help buy new property. Skokie Review, Thursday, July 15, 1993, p. 19 Real estate, Fundraising and fundraisers, Solomon Schechter Day School
Schechter has two weeks to raise $1.2 million 1993-07-15 Solomon Schechter Schools are attempting to raise $1.2 million to qualify for a loan to help buy new property. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, July 15, 1993, Sec. 1, p. 1 Real estate, Fundraising and fundraisers, Solomon Schechter Day School
Sears site mentioned for stores 1993-07-15 Property on Skokie Boulevard which is owned by Sears Roebuck may be sold for development as a shopping center. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, July 15, 1993, Sec. 1, p. 1 Sears Roebuck & Company, Real estate, Business - Shopping centers
Centre East OKs site near Hilton 1993-07-15 Centre East has agreed to purchase property just south of the North Shore Hilton. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, July 15, 1993, Sec. 1, p. 1 Performing arts, Real estate, Construction, Centre East for the Performing Arts
Village seeks proposals for downtown site 1992-04-16 The Village of Skokie is seeking proposals for development of land it owns at Lincoln and Warren Streets. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, April 16, 1992, Sec. 1, p. 1 Real estate, Community development
ComEd to buy four miles of C&NW railway 1990-06-07 Commonwealth Edison is buying a four-mile stretch of abandoned freight railway. The land runs from Chicago's northwest side through Lincolnwood. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, June 7, 1990, Sec. 1, p. 1 Commonwealth Edison, Public utilities, Real estate
Village clears way to rehab Church Street 1990-05-03 Skokie Village completed the purchase of several properties in an area of run-down eastern Skokie which is to be redeveloped. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, May 3, 1990, Sec. 1, p. 1 Skokie - Budget and expenditures, Real estate
Village hikes tax for property sales 1989-07-20 Under a new Village ordinance Skokie property sellers will pay an increased tax. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, July 20, 1989, Sec. 1, p. 5 Real estate, Ordinances, Taxation
No Title 1989-06-03 H.O.M.E. (Home Ownership Made Easy), a bill the Illinois House passed 116-0 last week, may not be able to live up to its name, at least in the north suburban area, where housing prices have sky rocketed. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Saturday, June 3, 1989, Sec. 1, p. 1 Real estate, H.O.M.E. (Home Ownership Made Easy), Laws and regulations
Skokie homes hot with families 1989-05-04 Real estate agencies in Skokie claim that young families are moving into Skokie. It is estimated that homes stay on the market for about two months in Skokie. Skokie Review, Thursday, May 4, 1989, p. 4 Real estate, Population
No Title 1988-10-01 After pressure from an Uptown tenants group and an Alderman, the Skokie Federal Savings & Loan Association has halted efforts to break long-term leases at a building it is selling. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Saturday, October 1, 1988, Sec. 1, p. 1 Real estate, Skokie Federal Savings and Loan Association, Business - Banks and banking
Property transfer taxes are taking root 1988-04-09 Skokie and Morton Grove are two communities that have recently imposed a transfer tax on the seller of property. Skokie charges $2 per $1000. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Saturday, April 9, 1988, Sec. 1, p. 1 Real estate, Taxation, Skokie, Morton Grove
AT&T discloses building's buyer 1987-10-31 AT&T announced that it has signed a contract to sell property at 5555 Touhy to the Trammel Crow Company, a Dallas-based real estate firm. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Saturday, October 31, 1987, Sec. 1, p. 3 Real estate, Trammell Crow Co., AT&T Teletype Corporation
AT&T near sale of site 1987-10-24 AT&T has reached a tentative agreement with a buyer for property located at 5555 Touhy Avenue. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Saturday, October 24, 1987, Sec. 1, p. 1 Real estate, AT&T Teletype Corporation
Brokers resigned to new realty tax 1987-05-30 Skokie village trustees will discuss implementing a tax of $3 per $1,000 of a property sale price. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Saturday, May 30, 1987, Sec. 1, p. 1 Real estate, Taxation
$26 million tag put on AT&T site 1987-05-07 AT&T has put its headquarters at 5555 Touhy Avenue up for sale. The property is listed for $26 million. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, May 7, 1987, Sec. 1, p. 5 Real estate, AT&T Teletype Corporation, Business - Communication
Village to discuss land sale with CJE 1987-02-07 Skokie will negotiate with the Council for Jewish Elderly on the sale of village land at Gross Point Road and Enfield Avenue. CJE wants to build a 48-unit apartment building in that area. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Saturday, February 7, 1987, Sec. 1, p. 1 Real estate, Council for Jewish Elderly (CJE), Housing - Apartment buildings
Area property sales up 14% over last year 1986-07-24 Property sales in Skokie were up 14.4 percent for the first half of 1986 compared to the first half of last year. Skokie Review, Thursday, July 24, 1986, p. 14 Real estate, Statistics
Bell & Howell seeking use for vacant property 1985-10-24 Bell and Howell Co. still has no definite plans for the 78 acre site in the northeast corner of Lincolnwood where a shopping center was originally planned. Skokie Review, Thursday, October 24, 1985, p. 7 Real estate, Bell & Howell Company
Parks to get first crack at school land 1985-09-05 District 73 1/2 plans to sell two acres of land. The Skokie Park District is interested in purchasing the land and turning it into a park. Skokie Review, Thursday, September 5, 1985, p. 3 Real estate, Skokie Park District, Public School District 73 1/2
Niles Twp. To sell lot to Skokie police 1985-08-15 The Skokie Police Department is negotiating to buy a township owned parking lot at 8354 Lincoln. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, August 15, 1985, Sec. 1, p. 11 Real estate, Skokie Police Department
Housing market upbeat for 1985 1985-07-25 Statistics are now available showing the number of single family homes sold on the North Shore in 1984 and their average sale prices. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, July 25, 1985, Sec. 1, p. 1 Real estate, Statistics
Lawyer queries possible conflict in Josada case 1984-10-25 Seymour Abrams, a Skokie resident who owns a percentage of the property sold by the Hebrew Theological College to the Josada Corp., testified last week that he was associated with the college at the time of the sale. Skokie Review, Thursday, October 25, 1984, p. 3 Real estate, Josada Corporation, Hebrew Theological College, Abrams, Seymour
Twp. study completed 1983-10-09 According to a study by township officials, Niles Township had the highest equalized assessed valuation of 30 Cook County suburbs. The study also indicated that few vacant parcels remain in the township. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Sunday, October 9, 1983, Sec. 1, p. 1 Real estate, Taxation - Property tax, Surveys and studies, Niles Township
Village planning to appraise property 1981-11-12 The village board has voted to pay American Appraisal Inc. $12,400 to do a complete appraisal and accounting of all village property. The News, Thursday, November 12, 1981, p. 3 Skokie - Budget and expenditures, Real estate, American Appraisal Inc.
On the ball: Realty tycoon puts skills to 'play' on racquetball court 1979-06-03 Interview with Robert Kendler, real estate developer, who bought, drained and developed swamp land in Skokie. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Sunday, June 3, 1979, Sec. 1, p. 1 Real estate, Kendler, Robert
Assessed values rise in Niles, Maine Twps. 1978-12-07 Article on increase in real estate assessed values in local townships. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, December 7, 1978, Sec. 1, p. 4 Real estate, Cook County Assessor
Ordinances 1978-06-08 Ordinance requiring removal of "for sale" signs after property has been sold. The News, Thursday, June 8, 1978, p. 28 Real estate, Advertising, signs and sign boards
Skokie mulls new sale tax: Would charge buyer in property deals 1977-10-13 Village Board considering tax on all real estate transactions. The News, Thursday, October 13, 1977, p. 3 Real estate, Taxation
Skokie considers new tax 1977-10-13 Tax on real estate transactions is being considered by Village Board. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, October 13, 1977, Sec. 1, p. 1 Real estate, Skokie Board of Trustees, Taxation
Realtors give voice to property owners, says Neil J. King 1975-04-17 Interview with Neil King who explains why mortgage interest rates are high. The News, Thursday, April 17, 1975, p. 6 Real estate, Mortgages, King, Neil
Charges fly, trustees adamant 1974-10-31 Several parcels of land in Skokie to be acquired by the Village. The News, Thursday, October 31, 1974, p. 7 Real estate, Skokie Board of Trustees
Landl's resubdivision creates new lot sizes 1972-01-27 Skokie Board votes to re-subdivide the former Landl's Restaurant property for development by Shalf Home Builders. The News, Thursday, January 27, 1972, p. 5 Real estate, Skokie Board of Trustees, Landl Restaurant
$11 million value: 2 park boards fight for industrial tract 1967-01-05 Niles and Skokie Park Districts vie for annexation of industrial property. The News, Thursday, January 5, 1967, p. 1 Real estate, Niles Park District, Skokie Park District
Trustees vote to acquire lot 1966-08-11 Village Trustees vote to purchase Duffy's Tavern site for parking. The News, Thursday, August 11, 1966, p. 6 Real estate, Skokie Board of Trustees, Parking, Duffy's Tavern
Plan to sell bonds Feb. 24 1960-02-11 Nilehi Board to acquire the parcels in the 30-acre tract adjacent to Old Orchard. The News, Thursday, February 11, 1960, p. 1 Real estate, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools) - Board