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Housing

After-hours incidents under review

Your take on dowtown Champaign after hours? Tell Tom about it

CHAMPAIGN — Just after 2 a.m. on July 25, a Saturday, the sound of gunshots sent a stream of people running inside Jupiter's on Main Street in downtown Champaign.

Go figure: Aug. 27, 2015

Go figure: A numerical look at local headlines

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Exit plan

CHAMPAIGN — More than a year before the first car turned a wheel on the brand new I-57 interchange at Curtis Road, a city consultant hailed the more than 600 acres of farmland surrounding it as a rare economic development opportunity.

Building permits, Aug. 23, 2015

Listed are permits for all commercial and industrial work, all new single-family and multifamily residences and all residential remodeling over $50,000. Permits are listed by applicant, description, site and cost.

Champaign

Verizon/Nicholas Chrisos, Crown Castle International, cell tower antenna at 3101 S. Mattis Ave., $25,000.

Task force's report: Farewell, Fair Oaks

DANVILLE — A local task force is recommending demolishing 1,000 housing units in Danville in the next five years — and within three months, applying for funding to demolish the Fair Oaks public housing complex.

Municipal leaders talk growth to Realtors group

Staff writer PAUL WOOD was at the Champaign County Association of Realtors meeting Thursday as leaders of Champaign, Urbana, Mahomet, Savoy and St. Joseph all made presentations about growth in their communities. Three big points from each:

63-unit apartment complex on table

CHAMPAIGN — Another new luxury housing development is in the works on campus, and it got the stamp of approval from the Champaign Plan Commission on Wednesday.

Building permits, Aug. 16, 2015

Listed are permits for all commercial and industrial work, all new single-family and multifamily residences and all residential remodeling over $50,000. Permits are listed by applicant, description, site and estimated cost.

Champaign

Andrew Fell Architecture & Design, alteration to University of Illinois offices at 1819 S. Neil St., Suite B, $36,885.

Coming in 2016: Wassaja Hall

CHAMPAIGN — The floorplans for the UI's newest residence hall — Wassaja, coming in fall 2016 — will look a lot like those of neighboring Nugent and Bousfield halls.

Individually-controlled air conditioning in each room. Spacious suites.

Not your dad's dorm

A sampling of the priciest four-bedroom luxury campus housing units available to UI students this school year:

HERE Champaign, 202 E. Green St.

4-bed, 4-bath penthouse: $1,200/person