‘We’re Ready To Go,’ Says Developer Of First And Lake Retail Project In Maywood

Sunday, September 9, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: A Landmarks Illinois design concept that developers used for inspiration to inform their own plans for retail and restaurant space at the corner of First Avenue and Lake Street. | Landmarks Illinois 

A developer who wants to build a complex of restaurants and retail stores on the corner of First Avenue and Lake Street in Maywood urged village officials during a recent Board of Trustees meeting to speed up the process of completing the project.

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Tribune: Maywood Has Big Hopes for Historic Home

The entrance of the vacant Home for Soldiers’ Widows in Maywood is wrapped in tarp and scaffolding. Workers are repairing the steps and front of the dilapidated building on First Avenue between Ohio and Lake streets. Caption: Tribune. (Photo: Chuck Berman, Chicago Tribune) Sunday, January 11, 2015 || Originally Published: Chicago Tribune || 1/6/15 || Stephanie K. Baer Scaffolding covered in white tarp wraps around the entrance … Continue reading Tribune: Maywood Has Big Hopes for Historic Home

“If this property were someone else’s, they would be receiving citations,” Says Maywood Trustee About Village-owned Soldiers’ Widows Home

(A 2012 photo of the Soldiers’ Widows Home by David Shalliol. Below, a photo of the building’s grand porch taken by Chris Payne. Both photos were pulled from the Landmarks Illinois study presented at the August 13, LLOC meeting). Thursday, August 14, 2014 || By Michael Romain  MAYWOOD — At a Legal, License and Ordinance Committee (LLOC) meeting last night, the Village Board considered a … Continue reading “If this property were someone else’s, they would be receiving citations,” Says Maywood Trustee About Village-owned Soldiers’ Widows Home