Uptown »

1920s Uptown Firehouse Would Be Apartments Under Flats Chicago Plan

"It’s going to pay homage to the firehouse,” said the developer, who is seeking a zoning change.

Kenwood »

U. of C. Officer in Chase Trips on Kenwood Couple's Stairs, Sues for $500K

Retired Chicago Fire Capt. Ezra McCann was sued after the officer chased a suspect onto his property.

Lincoln Park »

Mulligan School Fire: No Signs of Arson, Officials Say

Officials said the blaze remains under investigation, but there are no signs of "nefarious activity."

North Center »

Transit-Oriented Apartment-Retail-Office Development Coming to Montrose

Montrose Green will be the area's first official transit-oriented development.

Jefferson Park »

Worried About Squatters on Your Block? Online Alerts Could Tip You Off

But Mac users shut out of Cook County's "fraud alert system" that helps neighbors rat out squatters.

Jefferson Park »

Radio Extra: 55,000 Abandoned Chicago Homes Could Become Squatters' Havens

A Jefferson Park home fell into legal limbo after a foreclosure, attracting a number of squatters. 

Bucktown »

Former Bucktown Corner Store Faces Wrecking Ball, Modern Abode Coming Next

Some neighbors are concerned a wave of demolitions is causing the neighborhood to lose its character.

Jefferson Park »

Squatters in Home Threatened To 'Fire Bomb' Neighbors, Alderman Says

The home, where officials said residents were having sex in public, is one of many filled by squatters.

Garfield Ridge »

Radio Extra: When Wall Street Buys Homes, What Happens to the Neighborhood?

Many Chicagoans are now living among investor-owned rentals thanks to a nationwide bet by Wall Street. 

South Loop »

Historic Rees House Move Shown in Time-Lapse Video

The YouTube video shows the house moving down the block along Prairie Avenue for two days last week.

Wicker Park »

Wicker Park Apartments Boarded Up Since 1970s To Reopen

Twelve "cool old vintage units" will be rebuilt into 20 apartments, a broker said.

Garfield Ridge »

Wall Street Firm Buying Up Thousands of Chicago Homes

A multinational corporation has bought more than 1,000 Cook County homes.

Dunning »

Foreclosure Prevention Workshop Scheduled for Saturday

The workshop will go from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at Wright College.

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