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City to give Ridge firehouse to Park District

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Thanks to a reader for sharing the following information. It appears the City of Chicago is planning to discuss transfering the land at 5720 N Ridge (home of the old firehouse) to the Chicago Park District at tomorrow’s Chicago Plan Commission meeting. The meeting will be held at 121 N LaSalle Street, 2nd floor at 1PM. Here are the exact details from the agenda: A resolution recommending a proposed ordinance authorizing the transfer of City-owned land to the Chicago Park District. The land is commonly known as 5720 North Ridge Avenue and is located in the 48th Ward. (11-003-21)

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