Logan Square residents calling for more affordable housing in the gentrifying neighborhood at a rally in 2017. Mina Bloom

Three More Chicago Wards Asked Tuesday If They Want Ban On Rent Control Lifted

Illinois has banned rent control since 1997. The ballot questions on Tuesday will be the second time this year residents will weigh in on whether the state should repeal the ban.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale Primary category in which blog post is published
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Man Drowns Near Pratt Pier In Rogers Park

The man was fishing off of the pier when he decided to go for a swim and never resurfaced, police said.

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Car With 4 Men Tries To Lure Over Girl, 14, In Gladstone Park

The incident happened Friday in the 5900 block of West Bryn Mawr Avenue.

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What’s Going On At Wicker Park’s Gurgoyle Fountain? A $67,000 Restoration

The 1800s-era fountain marks the “epicenter of the neighborhood," a Wicker Park neighborhood leader said.