Lynn Basa, founder of The Corner Project, was one of the driving forces behind the renovation project.Mina Bloom/Block Club Chicago

‘The Gateway To Avondale,’ A Neglected Plaza With Weeds, Litter And Rats, Gets An Overhaul

A trio of local artists worked with the city to bring the concrete Woodard Plaza at Diversey, Milwaukee and Kimball avenues back to life.

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The Seminary Co-Op Bookstores Are Co-Ops No Longer — Now They’re Nonprofits

The co-op hasn't paid out dividends to shareholders for the last quarter-century, so it didn't exactly live up to its name.

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Mayor Lightfoot, With Teachers Still On Strike, To Reveal Wednesday How She Plans To Plug Budget Hole

The big question Lightfoot will answer is how much of the budget deficit will have to be filled with a property tax hike.