One housing complex can’t reverse decades of historical trends—but city officials hope 43 Green can be a model for equitable development.
At back-to-back forums last week 11 candidates fielded questions and even provided some answers.
Vying to flip one of four Republican seats, the 29-year-old would be the first Muslim in the county legislature.
A challenge to the age-old custom of aldermanic prerogative finds a champion in a luxury developer pushing a building with affordable housing.
Yet another planned development with affordable units is killed on the northwest side.
For thousands of Chicagoans “living outside,” for better or worse, home is still where they make it.
With plans for the overpass full speed ahead, they plan to push for quality transit-oriented developments and new public space.
New construction around the vintage stadium is large-scale and upscale.
Tenth Ward alderman Sue Sadlowski Garza is cultivating a new kind of progressive power on Chicago’s southeast side.
The vacant, 62-acre site in the shadow of downtown Chicago is the closest thing some have to home.
The magazine’s writers and editors lead a discussion of Chicago’s future.
Lathrop Homes has long been one of CHA’s most diverse and successful properties. But today it’s a shell of its former self.
A new poll is the latest sign that Mayor Emanuel could be in trouble.
As mayor, Richard M. Daley spent hundreds of millions of dollars on unnecessary pet projects—and Emanuel seems to have the same bad habit.
Kenneth Griffin, whose firm invested in Marriott, is a top Emanuel donor who could profit from a hotel built with taxpayers’ money.