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Protesters say Loyola dorm plan threatens environment, cuts affordable housing

Dec 31, 2018 - Chicago Sun-Times

A group of protesters gathered Sunday to oppose a plan by Loyola University Chicago to build a new dormitory.

The school plans to build the new 400-plus bed dormitory in the 6300 block of North Winthrop Avenue.

The land currently houses a home that was built in 1912, a vacant lot and a 63-unit apartment building that offers rent ranging from $780 to $1,400, according to Marjorie Fritz-Birch, a community activist and board member of the Edgewater Historical Society.

Fritz-Bi...