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Uptown Shoots Down Development; Modernism in Evanston

And now the latest from Curbed Chicago, covering everything you need to know about the city's neighborhoods and real estate.


UPTOWN—Earlier this week, Uptown residents crammed into the Clarendon Park Fieldhouse to vote on the proposed Lake View Station mega-development. Today, Ald. Cappleman revealed that 89 percent of voters were against it, sending the developer back to the drawing board.

EVERYWHERE—Unable to sell, the owners of several high-profile and architecturally-significant homes have been forced to test the rental market. Curbed rounds up the top five.

EVANSTON—A pair of interesting modernist homes hit the market in Evanston this week: the former home of architect David Haid and one of architect Andy Spatz's angular creations.

BUCKTOWN—In the market for a unique rental? A converted funeral chapel in Bucktown that's dripping with character is up for grabs for $1,975/mo. Click through for photos.