A Greater Grand Crossing building that once housed the Black Methodist for Church Renewal is being transformed into the Lyte Lounge, a youth center and community hub. Jamie Nesbitt Golden/Block Club Chicago

Long-Vacant Building Being Transformed Into Queer-Friendly Center For South Side Homeless Youth

The Lyte Lounge will give youth who are homeless their own storage units, a place to take a shower and wash their clothes, and so much more.

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New York City Calls Off Construction, But Pritzker Says That’s Unlikely In Illinois

“We can shelter in place for awhile but we need to know when this ends," a Chicago subcontractor said.