May 11

UVNA May Meeting Alert – Elections & A Property Plan Review

We will conduct our annual elections at the May 2011 General Meeting on Thursday May 19th at 6:30pm. at the Hoyne Avenue Weslyan Church at the corner of Iowa & Hoyne. You must be a member in good standing (i.e. have your 2011 dues paid up) in order to vote.

  • Dues can be paid in cash, check, or money order
  • Make a check or money order payable to the UVNA (send to Harriet Siller, UVNA Vice President, 2225 W. Iowa Street, Chicago IL  60622
    • Individual – $10
    • Family – $20
    • Senior – $5
    • Student- $5
    • Institutional ( any registered not-for-profit civic, social, educational or religious organization) – $10

Also on the agenda for the May 19th meeting is a review of the plan to build a residential structure on the lot at 2018 W. Walton.

May 10

what does it mean to be in a landmark district?

Ukrainian Village is one of Chicago”s historic landmark districts. If you have ever wondered about what such designation means, then don”t miss the upcoming May neighborhood meeting.Questions like the following will be addressed:

  • What does it mean to be a landmark area?
  • What are advantages of living in a landmarked district?
  • How the landmark rules are enforced?
  • What happens after a building has been found in violation of the landmark ordinance?
  • What is the process when we have repairs that need to be done to the exterior of our building?

Larry Shure,  from the City of Chicago Landmarks Commission has been invited to answer any questions or concerns about landmark districts, like Ukrainian Village.  We hope to see you there!

UVNA meets every third Thursday of the month at 6:30 pm the Hoyne Avenue Wesleyan Church.  To receive emails with news and updates, sign up on our website or contact infouvna@gmail.com.