In Jefferson Park last year, neighbors came out to protest (and support) an affordable housing plan backed by Ald. John Arena. Alex Nitkin / DNAinfo

Chicago Is Still So Segregated Because Aldermen Are Too Powerful, Study Says

Nearly 100 percent of multi-family affordable housing is built outside majority-white wards, and aldermen often block plans to expand it, the study shows.

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Commuter-Focused Target Opens On Wicker Park’s Division Street

The store offers no parking spaces and aims to capture foot traffic from people walking to and from the nearby "L" station.

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Public Can Weigh In On National Teachers Academy High School Plan Tonight

The meeting will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Illinois Institute of Technology, 3241 S. Federal St.

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Sears Signs At Shuttered Six Corners Store Removed Wednesday Night

Plans for a mixed-use development with retail and residential components at the former Sears still haven't been filed with the city.