Mayor Rahm Emanuel broke ground on the 57,000-square foot student center Monday afternoon in Ford City.
The proposal, set for a final vote Oct. 11, seeks to build affordable housing in 3 hot neighborhoods.
Schools that lost more students than officials expected will not see their budgets cut.
Applications are due by Oct. 20, officials said.
The restaurant at 11500 S. Western Ave. was based on a concept that proved successful in Miami.
Graves is fighting party leaders to be recognized as the 19th Ward Republican committeeman.
The Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 7 asked state labor officials to block the changes.
The robberies were in Auburn Gresham, West Englewood and Washington Heights, police said.
Her Chicago-based SNAP "did what the church community refused to do," she once said.
People listed in the database should be notified and given a chance to object, Ald. Ray Lopez said.
One person has been killed and eight wounded in shootings since Sunday morning, police said.
A mural will honor Chicago's women, puppies are up for adoption and Eddie Vedder is jamming with locals.
A food and clothing drive is also in the works to help the devastation, officials said.
"I think it's awesome they help us out," one Shield Elementary School seventh-grader said.
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