A plan to preserve 19 Queen Anne-style worker cottages built in the 1880s on the Near West Side was approved by the Commission on Chicago Landmarks. Katy Gallagher

Save These 130-Year-Old, Queen Anne-Style Worker Cottages Near Taylor Street, Landmarks Group Urges

The Claremont Cottages evoke the sense of a "small village of somewhere other than Chicago; like you're in another country," one preservation leader said.

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Closed South Chicago YMCA Set For Revival With $26 Million Renovation Of Senior Apartments, Community Center

"This was really a hub of activity in the heart of South Chicago until the YMCA closed," the developer said.

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Low-Line Market Set To Return With Social-Distancing Guidelines And No Live Music

Lakeview's Low-Line Market is tentatively set to open for the season on June 4, but with strict measures in place to keep people safe during the coronavirus pandemic.

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California Clipper Landlord Says He Tried To Help Owner Save Beloved Bar, Hopes It Will Carry On

Landlord Gino Battaglia said bar owner Brendan Sodikoff skipped out on his rent. "It's not about the money. It's a matter of principle," Battaglia said.