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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2 Women Walking On Mag Mile Robbed At Gunpoint, Police Say

The robbery happened early Thursday in the 500 block of North Michigan Avenue.

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Near West Side Shooting Wounds Man, 27, Walking In Alley, Police Say

The shooting happened Wednesday night in the 1900 block of West Maypole Avenue.