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All Things 27W Found Here

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Approved plans allowed 27W’s first floor to be 1+1/2 ft above 51W.  Does this look like an 18″ difference to you … to anyone?  Just wondering …

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The Upside of the Downside

A few years back some bad things started happening to us. It seemed as though we were under siege…. trapped in a surreal situation where nature all around us was under attack. It was a situation that seemed stunningly unlikely. … Continue reading

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51W Bucolic Backyard View as of May 2010 (pre-flood event)

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Did 27W Contractor’s Damage to 51W Homeowner’s ComEd Service Line Violate the Public Utilities Act Sec 8-507 too?

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Illinois Compiled Statutes 220 ILCS 5 Public Utilities Act. Section 8-507 Legal Research Home > Illinois Laws (220 ILCS 5/8-507) (from Ch. 111 2/3, par. 8-507) Sec. 8-507. Every public utility shall file with the Commission, under such rules and regulations … Continue reading

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Pride and Fretfulness

Last Monday night at City Hall, the Zoning Board of Appeals heard an appeal for the withdrawal of the building permit for 27 W. Onwentsia Rd.  The appeal was filed by Miss Kerry Friedman, an adjacent neighbor.  This was a … Continue reading

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27W Contractor Finally Hits 51W’s ComEd Line 12-1-2011

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Thursday afternoon Minchillo’s Crew completed the Utility Disruption Trifecta by “nicking” the buried 600 Volt electrical wire running from ComEd’s transformer to 51W house along the same route as the buried Comcast cable and ATT phone lines.  The wire was … Continue reading

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27W Contractor’s Response to Dec 2, 2011 Stop Work Order

An Appeal challenging the City of Lake Forest’s issuance of a Building Permit on October 19, 2011 was filed on Friday, December 2, 2011.  Upon filing the Appeal, an automatic Stop-Work Order is triggered until the Appeal arguments are heard … Continue reading

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