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City-Owned Warehouse In McKinley Park’s Manufacturing District Could Become A Movie Studio Or Apartments

Officials are asking for the public to weigh in on three proposals to revitalize the lots on West Pershing Road.

McKinley Park

6 Proposals For A Reimagined LaSalle Street Move To Next Phase Of City Review

The proposals will be presented in a virtual community meeting Thursday.


$5 Million Boost For Small Businesses To Expand On LaSalle Street Approved By City Council

Small businesses would be eligible for up to $300,000 to make permanent updates to ground-level retail storefronts.


Bronzeville Trail Organizers Launch Fundraising Effort As City Planners Sketch First Steps For 606-Like Path

Leaders are mulling three options to overhaul the Kenwood Line embankment to create the start of the 2-mile trail.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

South Shore Artist Dorian Sylvain Bringing Huge Afrocentric Mural To Auburn Gresham’s 79th Street

The mural aims to capture the essence of Auburn Gresham, and neighbors can pitch in to help on a July 23 community day.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

South Side Developers Want To Invest In Roseland But Need More Government Help Overcoming Rising Costs, They Say

One developer who rehabbed a five-bedroom home on Normal Avenue said she walked away with just $3,000 profit "for a whole year's worth of work."

Roseland, Pullman

Beloved Little Village Arch Gets Preliminary Landmark Designation: ‘This Shines A Light On Our Community’

Built in 1990, the two-story structure features a tiled archway with two dome towers and a metal banner reading, “Bienvenidos A Little Village."

Pilsen, Little Village, Back of the Yards

Tech Center, Affordable Housing And Grocery Store Will Be Developed On West Side’s Ogden Corridor

The Lawndale Redefined project was selected to redevelop a vacant patch of land along the Ogden Avenue business district on the West Side.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Medical District Zoning Changes To Expand Development Get Committee Approval

The area could undergo a shift, from being primarily a medical district to becoming a "truly mixed-use neighborhood," a city official said.

Pilsen, Little Village, Back of the Yards

City Looks To Sell Always-Empty Six Corners Parking Lot, But Some Say A Revived Portage Theater Will Need The Spaces

The lot at 4050 N. LaPorte Ave. would be packed when the Portage Theater was active. But shoppers coming to the area rarely use it now.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park

City Officials Approved Plans For A Hilco Warehouse — But 303,000 Square Feet Of The Building Was Missing From Original Design, Records Show

The full size of the controversial warehouse at 3501 S. Pulaski Road is now 1,326,566 square feet, up from 1,023,467 square feet, according to the amended Planned Development approved last month.

Pilsen, Little Village, Back of the Yards