- 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, West Loop
- Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park
- Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town
Ald. James Cappleman Won’t Seek Re-Election After Three Terms Serving Uptown Area
In an email touting his accomplishments since taking office in 2011, Cappleman said it's with "mixed emotions" he is announcing his retirement.
Marianne Lalonde Running Again For 46th Ward Office After Nearly Unseating Cappleman Last Election
Lalonde, an environmental research scientist, challenged Ald. James Cappleman in 2019 and lost by just 25 votes.
Uptown Tent Camp Moved So City Can Repair Viaduct After Fires, But Residents Say ‘We’re Going Back’
Tent city residents willingly relocated to nearby parkland and have been told they can return to the viaducts once work is finished, officials and residents said.
Uptown Senior Living High-Rise, Redeveloped College Campus Get OK From Cappleman’s Zoning Board
The development would rehab a historical school campus in Uptown, but some neighbors are not sold on the planned senior living tower that would rise from a parking lot.
Another Fire In Uptown Tent City Destroys 3 Tents, Though Residents Vow To Remain
Residents of the encampments under DuSable Lake Shore Drive viaducts in Uptown said they're not to blame for recent fires that have caused Ald. James Cappleman (46th) to seek the camp's relocation.
Closed Uptown Bank Could Become 5-Story Residential Building, Adding More Homes To Clark Street
The project proposed for the Byline Bank building, which closed in 2020, would include 38 residential units, ground-floor retail and bike and car parking spaces.
After Propane Tank Explosions, Cappleman Pushes To Clear Uptown Tent Cities — But City Says No
Ald. James Cappleman wants to move residents our of viaducts and to open park space. Instead, the city will form a task force to look into safety issues around homeless encampments.
Neighbors Ask Weiss Hospital’s New Owner To Help Stop Luxury Apartments — But Executives Say It’s Out Of Their Hands
"We cannot tell people what to do with their property. We don't have any control over the parking lot," a hospital official said.
Groups Working To Help Uptown Homeless Can Apply For Up To $50,000 In Grants
The money is part of a city initiative giving all Chicago ward offices $100,000 for grants to groups working in the communities.
Weiss Hospital To Be Sold To Michigan Firm, Its Second Owner In 3 Years
Pipeline Health is selling Weiss and West Suburban Medical Center in Oak Park for $92 million. "We have been struggling to make these hospitals successful," a Pipeline executive said.
Uptown Pedestrian Tunnel Under DuSable Lake Shore Drive Reopens After Closure Due To Crumbling Concrete
The Buena Avenue underpass was determined to be structurally sound after city officials close it for repairs late last month.
Uptown Pedestrian Tunnel Under DuSable Lake Shore Drive Closed After Concrete Crumbles
Crews are assessing the damage to the pedestrian underpass to see how long it will need to be closed, officials said.
Shootings Drop, But Carjackings, Robberies Jump On Far North Side
The local statistics mirror citywide trends in escalating crime during the pandemic. In an effort to halt the trend, local alderpeople are opening new offices, partnering with anti-violence groups and asking the city for more police.
Uptown’s Clark Street Getting Major Overhaul As 4 Developments Bring 100+ Residential Units To Area
The developments will transform what is a sleepy stretch of single-story retail buildings on Clark between Sunnyside and Wilson avenues.
Uptown Affordable Housing Developments For Women Who Are Homeless, Low-Income Seniors Get City Approval
Separate housing developments for women facing homelessness and an affordable senior apartment building in Uptown were given the OK from a city commission.
Weiss Hospital Development Is Moving Forward — But Neighbors Worried About Gentrification Are Continuing To Push Back
Critics say the plan to convert the hospital parking lot into apartments will push low-income residents out of Uptown. "We need affordable housing, not luxury housing," one neighbor said at a recent meeting.
Uptown’s Brenneman School Gets New Playground To Replace One From 1960s: ‘It Really Means A Lot To Us’
The playground was requested by Brenneman's new leaders, who got the playground built in mere months.
2 Apartment Buildings Proposed For Happy Wash Retail Strip On Uptown’s Wilson Avenue
Developers Ayman Khalil and Kareem Musawwir are asking to build to the property line, without a rear or front property-line setback, drawing criticism from neighbors.
After 3rd Time Being Attacked, Cappleman Defends Street Interventions But Says He Will ‘Be More Careful When I Work’
Some constituents have criticized Cappleman's tactics, with one Uptown group calling it "terrifying and inappropriate."
Ald. James Cappleman Put In Chokehold, Beaten With Table After Confronting Men He Says Were Drinking On Uptown Corner
"I know the individual who assaulted me," Cappleman said. The attack happened after the alderman tried to remove a small table from the corner. One of the men said the table belonged to them.