The Mayfair Pumping Station sits near "The Junction" of the Edens and Kennedy expressways.Google

Happy 100th Anniversary To That Huge Smokestack Along The Kennedy Expressway

The long-dormant smokestack is part of the Mayfair Pumping Station, a facility that still supplies Lake Michigan water to the Northwest Side and suburbs.

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Police Union Wants Feds To Investigate Kim Foxx Over Smollett Investigation

"I don't think justice was done here today," union President Kevin Graham said.

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After A Decade Of Salvaging And Repurposing Old Building Materials, Rebuilding Exchange In Danger Of Closing

In an email to customers and supporters, one of the founders said the organization needs to raise $50,000 in donations by May 30 to stay open.

Promises, Tamales And Even Truth-Telling: Chicago’s Mayoral Race Hits The Final Stretch

In the campaign to succeed Rahm Emanuel, candidates Lori Lightfoot and Toni Preckwinkle talk neighborhoods and look for votes.