The meeting on Wednesday used a “world café” format to allow people to have small discussions around specific topics. The table focused on business use was one of the more popular topics during the three hour meeting.ALEX V. HERNANDEZ/ BLOCK CLUB CHICAGO

Neighbors Share Dreams On What They Want Built At Former Sears At Six Corners

The standing-room-only meeting lasted three hours and was hosted inside the former Sears Auto Center.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park Primary category in which blog post is published
Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park Primary category in which blog post is published

Wait, Are Two-Flats Only A Chicago Thing? Why These Uniquely Chicago Homes Have Thrived For A Century

Despite their history as affordable options for working families, two-flats are "in distress" as people convert them into single-family homes.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town Primary category in which blog post is published

The Silver Room Extending Its Stay In Wicker Park — As Long As The Community Supports It

Eric Williams will maintain The Silver Room's Wicker Park location -- so long as business flows.