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Public notice is hereby given that a Public Hearing will be held by the Historic Preservation Commission of the Village of River Forest, County of Cook, State of Illinois on Tuesday, December 5, 2017 at 7 p.m. in the Auditorium of Lincoln Elementary School, 511 Park Avenue, River Forest, Illinois on the following matter:

Application #17-01: Certificate of Appropriateness application for the DEMOLITION of the single family residence located at 747 William Street, River Forest, IL, a structure listed on the Village survey of architecturally or historically significant properties.

The applicant is:          Robert A. Sarvis, 826 Monroe Avenue, River Forest, IL

                                    Mark Sullivan, 146 Gale Avenue, River Forest, IL

Residents are welcome to attend the December 5, 2017, Historic Preservation Commission meeting and will be provided an opportunity to address the Historic Preservation Commission regarding the proposed project.  All interested persons will be given the opportunity to be heard at the Public Hearing. A copy of the application and meeting agenda can be found here. If you cannot attend the Historic Preservation Commission meeting but would like to provide comments to the Historic Preservation Commission, you may submit comments in writing, via letter or email. Comments must be received no later than Friday, December 1, 2017 and can be sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 400 Park Avenue, River Forest, Illinois 60305. Please call 708-366-8500 with questions.

Jonathan Pape

Staff Liaison

Historic Preservation Commission