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.

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Classes Canceled Monday As Negotiations Continue Into Sunday Night

School buildings will be open and students will be served breakfast and lunch at schools, and then be offered dinner to take home,

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Union Reports Progress At Saturday Talks, But Mayor Says School Will Likely Be Canceled Monday

Bargaining between City Hall and the Chicago Teachers Union ended Saturday night with reports of continued progress on two key issues — class size caps and support staff — but a stall in three other critical areas.

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St. Adalbert Church Could Become Chicago Landmark Under Proposal By Ald. Sigcho-Lopez

The freshman alderman wants to landmark the church and its rectory building, according to a letter submitted to the Department of Planning and Development.