- 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
West Side Health Centers, Shelters Push For City Law To Devote More Money For Homelessness Prevention
The Bring Chicago Home campaign wants a referendum in November that would ask residents if they'd supporting increasing the real estate tax for high-end properties to support more housing services.
Voters Should Decide On Chicago’s New Ward Map, Latino Caucus And Independent Group Say As They Join Forces To Push For Referendum
The head of the City Council Black Caucus fired back that the Latino Caucus map proposal would "reduce the gains the Black community has made in Chicago."
Alderpeople Emerge From Ward Remap Negotiations Sunday Without A Compromise
The two sides emerged without a compromise, sniping that the other wasn’t open to negotiations. If they can't compromise, Chicagoans will vote on competing proposals in June.
After Belmont Cragin Proposal Falls Through, Chicago Fire Eyes Near West Side For Training Center And Headquarters
The new proposed site for the Fire's sports center is on Chicago Housing Authority land that was once the site of the ABLA homes. The complex would include training fields and a youth academy.
City Could Buy Closed West Side Aldi So It Can Be Turned Back Into A Grocery Store
West Garfield Park leaders are negotiating with Aldi to buy the Madison Street location so they can bring another grocer to the space. If that doesn't work, the city could intervene to help.
City Council’s Black Caucus Offers To Give Up A Ward To Cut A Deal In Redrawn Map Battle
The Black Caucus members have resisted demands to reduce the number of Black-majority wards as the city's map is redrawn. Now, they propose trading one majority Black ward to add a majority Latino ward.
City Council’s Black, Latino Caucuses Urged To Compromise As Fight Over New Ward Map Continues
The Latino population has grown in Chicago while the Black population has declined. Latino Caucus members say that means there should be more majority Latino wards — but that shouldn't come at the cost of Black representation, opponents say.
Support Grows For A Majority Asian American Ward In Chicago, ‘Unifying The Voices Of The People’
Despite differences on the city's new ward map, leaders of both the Black and Latino caucuses have now came out in support of Chicago's first majority Asian American ward.
A Special Tax District Could Fund Safety, Beautification Projects To Help A Struggling West Side Corridor Recover
Most locals support the special service area in West Garfield Park and the tax that would come with it. But some were frustrated the service provider would be based outside the community.
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.
New West Side Roller Rink And Community Plaza Is A Place ‘We Can Rest, We Can Reset, We Can Move, We Can Groove’
The community plaza and roller rink is an investment to improve safety and bring commerce back to the Madison Street corridor, organizers said.
Long-Awaited Next Phase Of Roosevelt Square Development Gets City Council Approval
The next phase of the Roosevelt Square project contains three mid-rise buildings with 207 total units and the rehabilitation of an existing building that will be the home of a museum and 15 residential units.
Roosevelt Square Project On Track To Deliver Over 200 Residential Units On Near West Side After Plan Commission Approval
The residential units would include market-rate, affordable and units retained for Chicago Housing Authority residents.
Proposed Liquor Store In West Loop On Hold After Neighbors Express Concerns
Neighbors said they're concerned about how close the liquor store would be to a day care, among other things.
A West Side Vacant Lot Will Soon Become A Roller Rink And Community Plaza
The roller rink will be built along a troubled street in an effort to use public investment and community engagement to deter crime and help revitalize the area.
Garfield Park Little League Field, Gardens And Field House Getting Overhaul After Council Approves Funding
The improvements to Garfield Park are welcomed by the community. But the park's advisory council said they were left out of the planning.
Garfield Park Getting Nearly $9 Million For Upgrades To Field House, Little League Stadium, Water Gardens
Renovations are long overdue, residents say, but an advisory council was left out of the planning process.
West Side Roller Rink Plan Aims To Reclaim Area From Violent Crime, But Some Worry It’ll Put Kids In Harm’s Way
West Garfield Park residents can weigh in on the plan at a town hall Monday night.
Long-Awaited Next Phase Of Roosevelt Square Development Met With Mixed Response From Near West Side Neighbors
Related Midwest would rehab 184 apartments from a previously completed phase and build 222 apartments across four buildings.
Will Legal Weed Be Delayed? Black Aldermen Force A Vote Next Week Because All Dispensary Owners Are White
“This is a travesty,” said Ald. Jason Ervin, the chair of City Council Black Caucus. “If equity is to be one of our north stars, this is not it."