ired-up residents raised their voices Wednesday night at a contentious meeting with city leaders in Hyde Park.
The city wants to house hundreds of asylum seekers at a motel in the area – but many residents who packed the meeting Wednesday night said, “No way.”
The city said two more busloads of migrants arrived Wednesday. That is one reason the city needs shelters where 250 or more migrants can go at once.
How the community learned about the city’s decision left a bad taste for many.
In less than a week, the Chicago Lake Shore Hotel, at 4900B S. DuSable Lake Shore Dr.,. Those living in Hyde Park, like Emmanuel Jackson, cannot understand why.