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Encuentro Square, Huge Affordable Housing Project Along 606’s Bloomingdale Trail, Coming In 2022

The first phase will bring nearly 100 affordable apartments to the old Magid Glove factory site. About 100 more affordable apartments and a public park are planned in later phases.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Hear Real Chicago Ghost Stories On Bloomingdale Trail’s Self-Guided Ghost Train Tour

The 606 will feature 15 “ghost train stops” where visitors can scan a QR code to listen to an audio narration of a real Chicago ghost story.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Some Lawndale Residents Have Hoped For Their Own Elevated Trail For Years. Now, They Are Helping Create It

City planners will work with neighbors to brainstorm how to ensure the West Side trail has positive economic outcomes similar to that of The 606's Bloomingdale Trail while preventing displacement.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

New Ordinance Makes It Harder To Turn Apartments Into Single-Family Homes Along 606 And In Pilsen

The anti-deconversion ordinance aims to interrupt the loss of cheap housing stock in the gentrifying neighborhoods.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

Plan To Block Apartment Buildings From Being Turned Into Single-Family Homes Along 606 And In Pilsen Advances

The anti-deconversion push aims to interrupt the loss of cheap housing stock in the gentrifying neighborhoods.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

City Shrinks Shared Street Along 606 After Logan Square Neighbors Complain Of Speeding Drivers

Neighbors felt the stretch was unsafe because barricades were moved out of the way and drivers weren't slowing down for pedestrians and cyclists in the road.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

The 606 And Lakefront Trail Reopen Monday. Here Are The New Rules

The popular trails are back, but they're only open 6 a.m.-7 p.m. daily and have other restrictions.

Downtown

Plan To Stall Development Along 606 Trail Wins Lightfoot’s Support Ahead Of Council Vote

Mayor Lori Lightfoot supported a scaled-back version of the plan Tuesday after initially blasting the original proposal as misguided and likely illegal.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Lightfoot Blasts Proposal To Freeze Development Near 606: ‘We Need A Surgical Knife, Not A Club’

Mayor Lori Lightfoot blasted a proposal to freeze construction near the 606 as a misguided effort that is likely illegal.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Freeze On Development Near 606 Set For Vote Next Week Despite Lightfoot ‘Concerns,’ Aldermen Say

A spokesperson for Mayor Lori Lightfoot declined to say whether she would ask her aldermanic allies to block a vote on the measure.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Bucktown’s Churchill Dog Park Needs A $200,000 Overhaul, Neighbors Say

The dog park, which was constructed in the 1990s, is tearing up paws of the dogs who use it, volunteers say.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Trick-Or-Treating On The Bloomingdale 606 Trail Is Canceled. Here’s Where You Can Take Your Kids Instead

Consider instead an indoor trick-or-treating event co-organized by the Wicker Park-Bucktown, Logan Square and West Town Chambers of Commerce.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town