Real Term Assets is transforming the old Continental Furniture site in Wicker Park into a mixed-use project with eight new apartments and two floors of retail space. Hannah Alani/Block Club Chicago

Former Continental Furniture Buildings In Wicker Park Will Soon Become Sola Salon, Luxury Apartments

The family-owned furniture store closed its three Wicker Park buildings on Milwaukee Avenue in 2014.

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Basketball Rims Removed From 21st Ward Parks After Alderman Spots Crowded Court: ‘People Are Dying’

The South Side ward has one of the highest numbers of coronavirus cases in the city, but people were still crowding an Auburn Gresham basketball court Tuesday.

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With No Testing Sites On The West Side And Mask Shortages, Hospitals And Neighborhood Leaders Ask For Help

Communities vulnerable to COVID-19 are asking the city and state for testing, masks, and supplies to relieve deep health disparities faced by black residents.

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Coronavirus In Chicago: Parks Could Be Shut Down, Lightfoot Threatens Again

Lightfoot said she drove around and, when she saw people gathering in clusters and not abiding by social distancing, she told them to break it up.