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Ravinia apartments win plan commission nod on 3-2 vote
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‘Lake is a dangerous place,’ say parents of rescued boy
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Ravinia apartments win plan commission nod on 3-2 vote
A developer’s proposal for a four-story apartment building on the former 7-Eleven site in the Ravinia Business District received a favorable nod from the Highland Park Plan Commission Tuesday on a 3-2 vote. The building’s 51-foot height and scarcity of on-site parking initially sparked some concern. However, a majority of plan commissioners agreed with city staff’s assessment that the large amount of open space surrounding the site created a unique set of circumstances and would not set a precedent for other development.
July 30 1:10 p.m. |
‘Lake is a dangerous place,’ say parents of rescued boy News
‘Lake is a dangerous place,’ say parents of rescued boy
Leslie Alter didn’t panic right away when her 9-year-old son Tommy, his aunt and a cousin didn’t return as quickly as expected from a kayaking outing in Door County, Wis. But as the hours passed and darkness set in, the night of July 11 turned harrowing for the Highland Park family before a U.S. Coast Guard crew in a Dolphin rescue finally helicopter lifted Tommy, his 9-year-old cousin Zach and aunt Alison to safety the following morning.
July 29 5:13 p.m. |
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