The Woodlawn home of Emmett Till, the 14-year-old Chicago boy lynched in Mississippi in 1955, passed the first step towards landmark status Thursday. Bob Chiarito/Block Club Chicago

Emmett Till House Moves One Step Closer To Landmark Status

The home at 6427 S. St. Lawrence is where Till lived with his family before he was killed on a trip to Mississippi in 1955.

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A 300-Person Party In Wicker Park Got Shut Down Over The Weekend, City Says

The "dangerous and unlicensed commercial party" was shut down and the organizers cited, the city said.

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Home Run Inn, St. Sabina Team Up For ‘Giving Tuesday’ Pizza Giveaway

The event kicks off the pizzeria's month-long pizza donation drive for first responders and families in need.

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43rd Street Pedestrian Bridge Over Lake Shore Drive To Be Replaced With Accessible Overpass

A new bridge that's accessible to wheelchairs and bikes will replace the existing bridge over Lake Shore Drive and the Metra tracks at 43rd Street.