Category: Housing

Activists, Relatives Fighting To Save Fred Hampton’s Childhood Home

Friday, October 12, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: The childhood home of Fred Hampton. | Fred Hampton Jr./Facebook 

Relatives, friends and colleagues of the late civil rights activist Fred Hampton are fighting to save Hampton’s childhood home in Maywood from going into foreclosure.

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Can Maywood Be An Arts Hub? Residents Say, ‘The Time Is Now’

Sunday, September 23, 2018 | By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Wendy Holmes, of Artspace, during a Sept. 6 meeting in Maywood to discuss the feasibility of an Artspace development coming to the village. | File 

A group of community leaders and arts advocates in the Proviso Township area want Maywood to become an artistic hub that will attract creatives in all genres and media to the village. The anchor of that plan? The construction of live-work space for artists.

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Bellwood Plans To Keep Building Single-Family Homes As Another Home Is Sold

Saturday, September 22, 2018 || By Igor Studenkov || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Homes located inside of Randolph Estates. | File 

The two homes the village of Bellwood is building near Englewood Avenue and Butterfield Road aren’t finished yet,  but one of them has already found a buyer and the village is optimistic that the other buyer will be found before long.

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