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What are the positive community benefits or attributes provided by the current use of the property?

BP gas station at 1647 N. LaSalle Drive

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What are the positive community benefits or attributes provided by the current use of the property?

it is an underutilized spot. Chicago lacks amenities (restaurants) near parks/open space. I would love for this development to bring outdoor spaces and dining closer together.

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Do you have any other general comments or thoughts to relay publicly?

I acknowledge and respect many residents concerns about the character of Old Town being negatively affected. I do agree with comments about the bars and nightlife getting out of hand, and I’m in my late... Read more...

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What new opportunities or improvements would you find interesting to explore?

Mixed use for sure, residential above with maybe a combination of institutional, arts, and/or commercial that compliments the Park, history museum, the church.

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What are the negative community benefits or attributes created by the current use of the property?

Contributes to traffic, car-centric, unsafe, uninviting highway feel of North Ave, Lasalle, and Clark.

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What are the positive community benefits or attributes provided by the current use of the property?

None

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What new opportunities or improvements would you find interesting to explore?

An event venue similar to Park West in Lincoln Park for films debuts and small music performances could be interesting. Old Town doesn’t have one currently

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What are the positive community benefits or attributes provided by the current use of the property?

I DO NOT WANT TO SEE THIS GAS STATION REPLACED WITH HIGH RISE CONDOMINIUMS. ANYTHING BUT THAT.

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Do you have any other general comments or thoughts to relay publicly?

No high rises

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What new opportunities or improvements would you find interesting to explore?

A drive through Fedex or shipping resource, a flower shop or produce market would be beneficial additions to the neighborhood.

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What are the positive community benefits or attributes provided by the current use of the property?

Full-service gas station in the area

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