Housing

Housing

Champaign council members raise concerns with Bristol Place details

CHAMPAIGN — Although unhappy with one aspect of the Bristol Place development, the city council is preparing for the affordable-housing neighborhood to break ground.

Building permits, April 8, 2018

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

Champaign

C-U Under Construction, addition to single-family residence at 3209 Cypress Creek Road, $77,591.

Motivated by tragic house fire, family hopes to 'alarm' others

CHAMPAIGN — Joy Sheehan said the death of her son in a Champaign house fire two years ago has driven home two points to her.

"Time helps you cope. It does not help you heal."

And: "You would be shocked at the number of places that don't have working smoke alarms. I have been so naive to this."

Naive perhaps, but certainly not idle.

Entertainment listings, April 5-12, 2018

EVENTS

This weekend

BROCTON RED BARN MARKET

What: The 18th annual Antiques and Crafts Show. A juried show with more than 50 vendors. Food available.

When: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 6 and 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 7.

Where: Red Barn, Brocton. Located on Illinois 49, 5 miles south of U.S. 36 or 5 miles north of Illinois 133.

Tom Kacich | Danville couple sees big business in little houses on prairie

It's one of those social movements that hasn't made it to central Illinois yet.

But Byron Denhart is ready for when it does.

Building permits, April 1, 2018

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

Champaign

TAG Residential LLC, new single-family residence at 2308 Lovie Lane, $380,900.

Proposed Illinois Terminal expansion loses out on federal grant funds

CHAMPAIGN — The proposed expansion of the Illinois Terminal in downtown Champaign — part of a larger downtown redevelopment plan potentially worth $150 million — didn't win any of the $500 million available this year in federal TIGER grant funding, Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District Managing Director Karl Gnadt said Wednesday.

HUD: No conflict in Chynoweth's place on housing authority board

URBANA — Cunningham Township supervisor Danielle Chynoweth has been cleared to serve on the Housing Authority of Champaign County's board, ending a months-long period of back and forth over her appointment.

Building permits, March 25, 2018

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

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

Champaign

C-U Under Constructions, addition to single-family residence at 1106 Birkdale Drive, $64,160.

Historic Burnham mansion has shot at new lot in life

CHAMPAIGN — A University of Illinois architecture graduate who specializes in historic preservation is looking for a property large enough to become the new site of the historic Burnham mansion, if he's successful in securing it from its current owner, the Champaign school district.