Thursday, March 28, 2013
Village of Glen Ellyn considers study with recommendations for improvements to downtown streetscape areas.
The Village of Glen Ellyn and consultants last week presented a first draft of ideas for improving the downtown Glen Ellyn streetscape and parking. The village received a $50,000 grant to fund the study from the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning, and has been working with a steering committee and consultant team of Houseal Lavigne Associates, Gary R. Weber Associates, Walker Parking and Engineering Resource Associates after considering results of a visual preference survey and two online questionnaires. According to the study, Glen Ellyn already has an "active and vibrant" downtown. "The streetscape improvements are designed to provide guidance for implementing improvements to complement, not detract from or replace, the existing …
Friday, January 25, 2013
Work downtown will last until March 8 and will temporarily reduce some parking along Crescent Boulevard.
ComEd work is reducing some parking spaces in downtown Glen Ellyn. The utility is in the process of doing work and to accommodate it, Main Street north of Crescent Boulevard to the alley at 526 Crescent Blvd. will be closed. The sidewalk work is expected to be completed by March 8, according to the Village of Glen Ellyn. While the work is underway, parking spaces will be reduced. Pedestrians will be able to walk because a barrier will be in place at the curb, the village said. In addition, drivers should use caution in the area until the work is complete, the village said. Stay up to date on Glen Ellyn News. Sign up and begin receiving our daily newsletter in your inbox or on your smart phone. Like us on Facebook.
Wednesday, October 24, 2012
The spot will limit parking in the evenings.
Take out lovers who get frustrated every time they have to find a place to park when grabbing some food at Asian Pearl may have a little less stress finding temporary parking. One parking spot has been reserved in the evening near Asian Pearl, 466 N. Main St., for take out lovers to stop in, grab their food and go. A parking spot is now set aside as 10-minute parking outside Costello Jewelry, said Carol White, executive director of the Alliance of Downtown Glen Ellyn. Christine Lin, the restaurant’s manager, contacted White saying her customers were asking for an easier way to pick-up their take out orders. In turn, White spoke with the Glen Ellyn Police chief and was able to secure the parking spot. The parking spot is 10-minute parking …