Events could make splash in converted bathhouse

The city operated a bathhouse at 1019 N. Wolcott Ave. from 1918 through the 1960s.

East Village Association board minutes for May 9, 2016, by Daniel Navarro

Planning, Preservation & Development
Lincoln bathhouse followup (1019 N. Wolcott Ave.)
Michelle Hayward came to discuss proposal, has responded to some of our recommendations and questions. Looking for input from group to take a position on it. Will discuss with PP&D committee. Has spoken to or notified neighbors; most neighbors were disinterested or not opposed.

EVA backs Plan of Operation for Chicago Avenue grocery

East Village Association minutes for May 2, 2016, by Daniel Navarro

President’s Welcome

Call to order 7:11pm at Happy Village, 1059 N. Wolcott Ave. Plan of operation copy available to view

Augusta Dairy Building Update

Neal McKnight - Scott Rappe and I got some emails, project presented to board, demolition was denied for white structure and back-set building. MCZ has retained a new architect to save historic buildings to be put into new structures. No one has seen designs but will see them in next couple of weeks. Neal and Scott will set up email to discuss further.

Presentation and Vote on Windy City Mini Market’s Request for a Liquor License

Dean Maragos here for WCMM. Here a few weeks ago with client, Jesse, but could not attend today because his manager became ill. Community lawyer for Chicago Greektown Chamber of Commerce, sensitive to community issues, represents those who are good to the community.

Mini Market at 1756 W. Chicago Ave. 2000 sq.ft.; will be using small portion of grocery store, has been there for 7 years. Packaged liquor as auxiliary use. Clearly a grocery store, contains everything, meat section. Will limit to beer and wine, more detail in Plan of Operation, nothing less than 5.99 only craft beer and wine. Majority of sales will be 70% non-liquor. Zoning is B1-2.

Plan of Operation amended to our request, is a grocery store not a packaged liquor store Accessory use, majority of sales non-liquor. Hours will not exceed midnight. Not to exceed 30%, nothing less than $5.99, special brews such as malt liquor will not be allowed, nothing high alcohol at low cost.