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Near West Side »

Loud Gangbangers Party All Night Long at Near West Side Park, Neighbors Say

Residents near Touhy-Herbert Park say the city isn't doing enough to curb a gang's late-night parties.

Old Town »

1,500-Unit Atrium Village Development to Finally Begin

The development will include four high-rise towers at the corner of Division and Wells Streets.

Old Town »

4 Sites in Play for Near North Selective-Enrollment High School

Ald. Walter Burnett (27th) is pushing for a site along the Chicago River near Division Street.

Lincoln Park »

'Welcome to Innovation Island': UI LABS Touted as Tech Epicenter

With the opening of UI LABS, Chicago hopes to position itself as the epicenter of digital manufacturing.

Old Town »

Could Cabrini Redevelopment Mean a New Brown Line 'L' Stop?

A stop at Division and Orleans existed from 1900 to 1949.

Old Town »

Cabrini-Green Redevelopment Plan Includes Over 2,300 Homes

The 65-acre plan will include a series of high- and low-density mixed-income developments.

West Loop »

West Loop Group Hosts Meeting on Two Proposed Office Developments Tuesday

Residents are invited to weigh in on two proposed office developments in the West Loop.

Near West Side »

Longtime Ald. Walter Burnett Wins 27th Ward Election, Landing Sixth Term

The influential incumbent easily defeated challenger Gabe Beukinga.

Downtown »

Developers Face Higher Costs to Opt Out of Affordable Housing

Costs would double Downtown for developers to avoid including units in new projects.

Old Town »

Rehab of Affordable Housing Building in Old Town Includes Solar Roof

The project aimed to modernize the Evergreen Towers I building for seniors and people with disabilities.

West Loop »

Group Wants Medical Marijuana Dispensary at Site of West Loop Graphics Shop

A group has applied to operate a medical marijuana dispensary at 955 W. Lake St. in the West Loop.

Old Town »

Near North Chooses Jazz to Unite Community

The Seward Park Jazz Fest is in its fourth year, and includes a performance by Ari Brown Friday night.

Uptown »

SRO Moratorium Passes City Council, Cappleman Votes 'Yes'

Cappleman had expressed concerns that Chicago was promoting a "failed model" of housing.

West Loop »

Ald. Burnett Says He Now Backs Fulton-Halsted for West Loop Farmers Market

The alderman met with a local group Tuesday night that wants the market at Racine and Randolph.

Old Town »

City's First Barrier-Protected Bike Lane Would Have Three-Foot-Wide Curbs

Details of the Clybourn barrier-protected bike lanes were presented at a meeting Thursday night.