In 1995 two 60-foot-high Puerto Rican flags were planted over Division Street, also known as Paseo Boricua, solidifying its identity as the heart of the Puerto Rican community in Chicago. Now, the flags are poised to receive landmark status from the city.
Commission on Chicago Landmarks
The Commission on Chicago Landmarks unanimously approved a landmark recommendation for the 152-year-old Seth Warner house, which boasts layers of heritage.
Proposals to list the properties on the National Register of Historic Places cleared a key committee hearing Wednesday and will come before the Commission on Chicago Landmarks in October.
Commission Approves $575 Million Proposal
The Chicago Landmarks Commission voted unanimously to allow Wrigley Field to undergo a $575 million renovation and expansion that has caused considerable controversy between the Cubs owners and rooftop.