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43rd Street Pedestrian Bridge To Be Demolished Wednesday, Closing Lake Shore Drive Overnight

A new, accessible overpass — similar in design to the curvy 41st Street bridge — is set to open late next year.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Lake Shore Drive Won’t Be Renamed DuSable Drive — Yet — As Aldermen Stall Vote For A Month

Two aldermen teamed up to block a vote on the name change at least until the next City Council meeting.

Downtown

Lake Shore Drive Renamed Du Sable Drive? Name Change Approved By Key City Committee

The name change will now go before the full City Council — over Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s objections.

Citywide

City Raising Lake Shore Drive Bridge Downtown — The Same Day Adam Toledo Video Will Be Released

A city spokesman said the bridge will be raised Thursday night to Friday morning “for testing and maintenance ahead of boat run season.”

Downtown

Aldermen Clash In Heated Hearing Over Proposal To Rename Lake Shore Drive For Jean Baptiste Point Du Sable

The long-stalled discussion prompted Ald. David Moore and Ald. Ed Burke to argue over the prospect of thousands of residents having to change their addresses.

Citywide

Proposal To Rename Lake Shore Drive For Jean Baptiste Point Du Sable Stalled Again

A hearing to consider the ordinance, introduced more than a year ago, is scheduled for Friday, but no vote is expected.

Citywide

Aldermen Consider Push To Rename Lake Shore Drive For Jean Baptiste Point Du Sable

Du Sable, who was of African descent, is considered the first permanent non-Indigenous settler in Chicago.

Citywide

Repair Work To Close Lanes on South Lake Shore Drive

Lake Shore Drive will be down to one lane for a few days over the next two weeks, while crews try to keep two lanes open the rest of the time.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

High Lake Levels Are Pushing City To Prepare For A Dangerous Winter And A Precarious Future

Chicago's needed lakefront repairs will cost in the billions of dollars. “The work we are talking about is with a 'B' and not an 'M' when it comes to money,” Ald. Harry Osterman (48th) told residents Monday night.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

As Lakefront Levels Reach 30-Year High, North Side Aldermen Frantically Work To Find Fix To Shoreline Problem

The city has installed barriers to prevent flooding onto Lake Shore Drive, but Ald. Brian Hopkins said they are nothing more than a band-aid.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

In Lakeview, Cappleman And Lalonde Make Their Case To Condo Dwellers, Showing Divide In Policy — And The 46th Ward

The candidates talked the future of Lake Shore Drive, the Uptown Theatre — and even pigeon poop.

Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted

Protesters Shut Down Lake Shore Drive: ‘We Have To Come Together To Make A Change’

PHOTOS: More than 100 people shut down Lake Shore Drive to highlight "inequalities between the South Side and the North Side."

Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted