The former Sears at 1334 E. 79th St.Maxwell Evans/ Block Club Chicago

Old 79th Street Sears To Be Converted Into A Self-Storage Facility, Permits Show

It's unclear if the entire two-story building will be used for storage. Ald. Michelle Harris' office said she worked for "almost two years" proposing retail and restaurants at the site, to no avail.

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Student Protesters Demand Lightfoot Live Up To Campaign Promises On Environmental Protection

Members of several youth groups protested outside the mayor’s City Hall offices to call for Lightfoot to reinstate a city department of environment to fight pollution and address climate change.

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‘Justice For Kenny’ Protest Planned Outside Richard’s Bar, Where Barista Was Stabbed To Death

The man who killed Kenny Paterimos was initially arrested by police but later released without being charged. Friends and family demand to know why.

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What Will Replace Auburn Gresham’s Closed Sav-A-Lot? Alderman Courting Multiple Grocers

Ald. David Moore hopes to fill the vacancy left by the discount grocer as soon as possible.