Tuesday, August 14, 2012
Supporters and opponents of a proposed senior housing development at Courthouse Square in Wheaton will present closing arguments at a zoning board meeting Tuesday night. Patch will be there to blog about the arguments and board deliberations.
Wheaton's planning and zoning board will continue a public hearing on the proposal to build a senior housing development at Courthouse Square in downtown Wheaton on Tuesday, Aug. 28. The board will deliberate after hearing from attorneys representing the developer and opponents of the project Tuesday night. Courthouse Land Development, LLC is proposing to construct a six-story, 167-unit senior housing development at Courthouse Square, where developers originally planned to finish a condo development. The project remains incomplete as a result of the housing market crash in 2008. Tonight, after three months of public hearings on the issue, attorneys for the applicant and objecting residents will present their closing arguments to the zoning…
Monday, June 4, 2012
A Courthouse Square homeowner writes his objections to the propose senior housing development at Courthouse Square in downtown Wheaton. To send a letter to the editor, email Charlotte@Patch.com.
Monday, June 4, 2012
Some supporters of the proposed senior living facility have suggested that Courthouse Square owners are against seniors. We are not against seniors, as many of us qualify are seniors ourselves! Our objection is that this massive commercial/institutional use is most inappropriate on this small 1.197 acre site. If you check out other senior housing developments, you’ll immediately notice that they are located on multi-acre sites separated from adjacent residential areas by parks and other passive recreational areas. In fact, this proposal under Wheaton’s zoning ordinance would require approximately a 5-acre lot as a standalone development. Many city officials have told us this isn’t a zoning issue – some don’t care about zoning and land …
Tuesday, May 22, 2012
Wheaton City Council approves developer Supportive Living Services' plan to allow construction of a Heritage Woods senior housing development at 219 Parkway Avenue in Wheaton.
Wheaton City Council members unanimously approved a permit that will allow for the construction of a Heritage Woods senior housing development at 219 Parkway Avenue in Wheaton. Supportive Living Services, the developer approved for the planned unit development (PUD), plans to construct a four-story, 84-unit facility that will include a lobby, lounge, cafe, salon, business center/library and a dining room. The target population for private assisted living facility would be seniors around 85, according to a city staff memo. City staff recommended Council's approval of the PUD if the developer agreed to do the following: City Manager Don Rose said the developer will now need to secure building permits and submit engineering plans to begin …
Friday, March 4, 2011
A roundup of the region's news for March 4.
Here's a look at the news happening in Patch sites in your area: — Western Springs Man Killed in Fall Down Elevator Shaft — Hinsdale Police Use the Jaws of Life — Mayor Richard M. Daley Visits Wheaton — Batavia Residents Question Another Senior Housing Plan — Burr Ridge Honors Health Club Hero