- Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale
- Bronzeville, Near South Side
- Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham
- Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore
- Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park
- Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted
- Lincoln Park, Old Town
- Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park
- Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale
- Pilsen, Little Village, Back of the Yards
- Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park
- Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town
Amazon Warehouse Workers Near Chicago Are Injured At Above-Average Rates. Will New West Side Center Be Safer?
Serious injury rates at most Chicago-area Amazon warehouses are double the statewide average, data shows. Worker advocates want to make sure jobs at the West Side center don't carry the same risks of injury.
Long-Delayed Amazon Warehouse To Open Sept. 27 In West Humboldt Park
The facility was supposed to open in late 2022 but was pushed back, frustrating neighbors eager for the hundreds of promised jobs. One neighbor is suing in a last-ditch effort to block its opening.
West Siders Want Answers About When Long-Delayed Amazon Warehouse Will Open — And Create Jobs It Promised
Organizers said the building should be used to benefit the community if Amazon is going to let it sit vacant. Amazon officials said the warehouse will be operational by the fall.
West Siders Demand Answers After Amazon Delays Opening Of Massive Warehouse Bringing 500 Jobs
The West Humboldt Park distribution center was supposed to create hundreds of jobs, but those plans are on hold as the mega company closes or postpones other centers.
Plan To Bring Amazon Fresh To Lincoln Square’s Fifth Third Bank Building Dead, Alderman Says
A lack of transparency surrounding the development at 4800 N. Western Ave. kept the ward’s community zoning process from moving forward. Last month, the deal was scrapped.
Chicago-Area Amazon Warehouse Workers Get Pay Raise After Staging Pre-Christmas Walkouts
New hires at the warehouses will now earn $18 an hour, up from $15.80.
Amazon Workers Get Some Concessions Since December Walkouts — But No Word On Raises
The starting wage for workers at the Gage Park and Cicero delivery stations is nearly $3 less than what employees get at other area warehouses, an organizer said.
Abandoned Amazon Delivery Bags Are A Hot Commodity As Other Drivers, Residents Scoop Them Up For Personal Use
Big, colorful bags left in apartment corridors and on street corners have confused and fascinated Chicagoans. But many, including delivery drivers for other companies, have started repurposing them in creative ways.
Take Home A New Furry Friend This Weekend At Pop-Up Dog Adoption Event With Animal Control
Chicago Animal Care and Control is partnering with the Amazon Pop Up in Chicago and the BISSELL Pet Foundation to find homes for dozens of dogs this weekend.
Amazon Taking Over Old West Humboldt Park Site, But Some Residents Say Their Concerns Are Being Ignored
"They want to promote pretty grass and trees on the corner of Division and Kostner as community benefits?" one neighbor asked.
Some People Think Amazon Lockers In Parks Are Great, Park District Says Amid Uproar
In a news release titled, "What People Are Saying About Amazon Lockers," the Park District highlighted five supporters. Meanwhile, a South Side alderman has joined others in blocking them in her ward.
Amazon Lockers Will Net Park District $137,600 At Most For First Year, Contract Shows
"It is not enough to justify having branding in our parks. It is absolutely not enough," Ald. Rossana Rodriguez-Sanchez (33rd) said. "I think this is a slap in the face."
Amazon Delivery Lockers On Hold; Chicago Park District Will Review Upcoming Setups
After lockers were placed on walking paths, the Park District is working "to ensure that they are installed in areas that are not obstructing pathways or restricting access to park activities," a spokesperson said.
Amazon Removes Delivery Lockers From Chicago Parks After Furor Over Installing Them On Sidewalks
Amazon yanked lockers from Brands Park and the Forest Glen Playlot, and promised to review others around the city.
Amazon Installs Huge Lockers On A Chicago Park’s Sidewalk, Confusing And Frustrating Neighbors
"It just looks crazy. I don't even understand how someone could've thought that was an OK place to put it," said Ald. Rosanna Rodriguez, who immediately contacted the Park District to get it moved.
West Humboldt Park Boom Continues As Amazon Moves To Open Large Distribution Facility In West Side Neighborhood
Amazon's facility is one of three large projects planned for the long-neglected West Side neighborhood.
Developer Of Mystery Lincoln Square Grocer Still Won’t Speak To Public Even After Alderman Threatens Downzoning
“The lack of concrete information or willingness to communicate without being coerced is troubling," one neighbor said.
Amazon Set To Buy Gage Park Steel Plant For Another Huge Warehouse: Report
The purchase would be the retail giant's second site in the neighborhood. They leased a distribution facility last summer at 3507 W. 51st.
Lincoln Square Alderman Pushes Zoning Change To Force Developer To Reveal Mystery Grocer
The developer says it can't reveal its tenant because of a non-disclosure agreement. The lack of information has frustrated neighbors, who worry the grocer could be an Amazon Fresh.
Amazon Distribution Center In Bridgeport Approved By Key City Committee
The Amazon plan on the Chicago River will bring jobs to the area, aldermen said, but neighbors and activists worry it will bring fleets of polluting delivery trucks, furthering environmental degradation on the Southwest side.