Housing

Housing

Building permits, Dec. 3, 2017

Listed are permits for all new single-family and multifamily residences as well as commercial and industrial work and residential remodeling costing more than $25,000. Permits are listed by applicant, description, site and cost.

Champaign

Mennenga Construction Inc., new single-family residence at 1711 Glenn Park Drive, $240,000.

Small crowd rallies to save Burnham Mansion from Unit 4's wrecking ball

CHAMPAIGN — In 1961, when Bill Applebee was 10 years old, his family moved into the home next door to the Burnham Mansion.

Applebee said he often climbed trees outside the historic building. He played football in the mansion's front yard. And each day after school, he would deliver The News-Gazette to the mansion's residents as part of his paper route.

Entertainment listings, Nov. 30-Dec. 7, 2017

EVENTS

This weekend

HOOPESTON'S ANNUAL CHRISTMAS LIGHT SHOW

What: Annual Christmas display of lights in the park.

When: Light displays, 5 to 11 p.m. every evening, Nov. 30 until Jan. 2, 2018.

Where: McFerren Park, Hoopeston.

Cost: Free.

More info: Call 217-495-2800 or 217-274-2956.

URBANA FIRST FRIDAYS

Building permits, Nov. 26, 2017

Listed are permits for all new single-family and multifamily residences as well as commercial and industrial work and residential remodeling costing more than $25,000. Permits are listed by applicant, description, site and cost.

Champaign

CoreLife Eatery, alteration for CoreLife Eatery at 2412 N. Prospect Ave., $29,460.

Danville Habitat chapter taking donations Tuesday at site of new ReStore

DANVILLE — Habitat for Humanity of Danville officials hope that people think of the chapter's work to provide safe and affordable housing in the community and its current renovation project on Giving Tuesday.

The local chapter will be accepting cash or check donations from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. that day in the parking lot of the future site of the Habitat ReStore at 422 N. Vermilion St.

Champaign County home sales down, but satisfactory

CHAMPAIGN — After a record-breaking 2016 for home sales, local Realtors are pleased this year — even if numbers are down slightly.

"We're down a little bit from where we'd like to be, but if you look at year-to-date, we're tracking really nicely," said Max McComb, president of the Champaign County Association of Realtors.

Entertainment calendar, Nov. 23-30, 2017

EVENTS

This weekend

'46TH ANNUAL URBANA HIGH SCHOOL THANKSGIVING DINNER'

What: Urbana High School Student Senate hosts a dinner with all the trimmings for those who are in need of a warm, comfortable environment to spend their Thanksgiving. Reservations are not needed, but call ahead for a ride.

When: 5 to 7 p.m. Nov. 23.

Building permits, Nov. 19, 2017

Listed are permits for all new single-family and multifamily residences as well as commercial and industrial work and residential remodeling costing more than $25,000.

Permits are listed by applicant, description, site and cost.

Champaign

New Prairie Construction, rooftop solar array for single-family residence at 1406 English Oak Drive, $28,448.

Entertainment listings, Nov. 16-23, 2017

EVENTS

This weekend

16TH ANNUAL MANSFIELD WINTER FEST

What: Free horse and carriage rides, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Have your picture taken with Santa! Over 30 vendors from seasonal decor to baked goods. Coffee, hot chocolate, donuts, breakfast and lunch provided by food vendors. Shop at the local village shops. Brochures and maps available day of event.

Plan commission opposes landmark status for 3 properties in Central's way

CHAMPAIGN — The Champaign Plan Commission has given a thumbs-down to granting local historic-landmark status to three buildings in the way of the planned expansion of the Champaign Central High School campus.