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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.

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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.

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