A rendering shows what a 20-story hotel at 800 W. Lake St. could look like. GREC Architects

20-Story West Loop Hotel Pitch Sparks Traffic Concerns: Putting ‘A 500-Room Hotel At Lake And Halsted Is Asinine’

The hotel, which would replace the Paddy O'Fegan's Irish Pub, will exacerbate the “bottleneck traffic” that already plagues Fulton Market, neighbors worry.

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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.