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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.

Logan Square »

Rahm Backs Six-Month Moratorium on SRO Conversions, Demolitions

The mayor and a group of aldermen plan to officialy introduce an ordinance Wednesday.

Old Town »

Obama College Prep Site Could Move

The city is considering alternative sites in the Near North area following neighborhood backlash.

Lincoln Park »

Obama College Prep Will Make Room for Kids From the Neighborhood, CPS Says

Neighborhood students will get 30 percent of the spots, but boundaries are still unclear, CPS said.

Uptown »

'Chicago for All' Ordinance Aims to Preserve SRO Housing

At least seven Chicago aldermen support the measure, backed by activist group ONE Northside.

Old Town »

Obama High School Developed Under 'Communication Gap,' City Acknowledges

Even the local alderman said he wasn't completely in the loop as some locals expressed anger Monday.

Old Town »

Obama High School Plan Attacked by Parks Group

Park space in a Cabrini-Green redevelopment would be sacrificed under the school plan, they say.

Lincoln Park »

Lincoln Park/Old Town Year in Review: 5 Stories That Mattered in 2013

Lincoln Elementary, Children's Memorial Hospital, the zoo's gorilla, Manierre Elementary and Bobby Cann.

Old Town »

City Considering Curb Barriers to Protect Cyclists on Clybourn, State

Raised curbs between cars and bikes are used in some other cities.

Old Town »

Bobby Cann Way Unveiled, Honors Bicyclist Killed by Alleged Drunk Driver

A portion of Clybourn Avenue honors Groupon worker and cyclist who was struck and killed by a car in May.

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