Category: Economic Development

The Real Reason Behind Bushwood’s Demise

Thursday, June 6, 2019 || By John Rice/Forest Park Review || @maywoodnews

Golf season is in full swing, so I lament the loss of Bushwood Driving Range. It operated on the west bank of the Des Plaines River at Madison Street from 2002 to 2010, literally a stone’s throw from Forest Park. I assumed Bushwood closed because it was no longer profitable, but there was a darker reason for its demise. 

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Officials Break Ground On Addison Creek Reservoir Projects In Bellwood

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews

Featured image: Bellwood Trustee M.C. Robinson, Bellwood Clerk Janel Moreland, MWRD President Kari Steele, Bellwood Mayor Andre Harvey and Bellwood Trustees Michael J. Ciavattone and Ronald Nightengale during the groundbreaking for the Addison Creek Reservoir projects on Wednesday. | Shanel Romain

Officials with the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District, the village of Bellwood, Cook County and other government bodies and agencies gathered on April 24 for a groundbreaking ceremony on the site of the future Addison Creek Reservoir at 2795 Washington Blvd. in Bellwood.

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New Info Comes Out On Plans For Maywood Park Racetrack Site

Saturday, April 6, 2019 || By Local News Curator || @maywoodnews

A diagram of retail properties along North Avenue on the site of the soon-to-be demolished Maywood Park Racetrack. | Mid-America Real Estate Corp./LoopNet

New details have emerged about the massive industrial and retail development going up on the site of the soon-to-be demolished Maywood Park Racetrack, 8600 W. North Ave. in Melrose Park.

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