Broadway Youth Center's future uncertain as neighbors rail against it

Wed. October 16, 2013 10:56 AM by DNAInfo Chicago

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Chicago, IL - Broadway Youth Center may not have a home in Lakeview if a group of frustrated neighbors has its way.

The social and health services agency that serves LGBT people aged 12-24 is appealing the city's denial of a special use permit for it to operate in the Wellington Avenue United Church of Christ, 615 W. Wellington Ave. — a decision partly hinging on the approval of neighborhood group South East Lake View neighbors.

Last month, neighbors said they'd offer support as long as they had veto power on any changes in operational hours.

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DNAInfo Chicago | By Serena Dai

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