- 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
Chicago Joe’s Replacement Gets Alderman’s Blessing After Restaurant, Affordable Apartments Added
A developer needed Ald. Matt Martin's support to tear down the closed restaurant on Irving Park Road and build an apartment building.
Irving Park Road To Be Rebuilt From Chicago River To Ravenswood Avenue Beginning Next Week
The project includes curbs, pedestrian safety measures and resurfacing. It's set to begin as work to replace the 100-year-old Irving Park bridge over the North Branch finishes.
How Lake View High School Students Are Using $10,000 In City Money To Improve Their Campus
Students worked with Ald. Matt Martin's office to learn about local government and participatory budgeting.
Clark Street, Sheridan Road To Be Resurfaced On Far North Side Starting This Week
Major reconstruction of Clark Street and Sheridan Road in Uptown and Edgewater is scheduled to start Monday.
How Would You Improve Lincoln Square’s Streets And Brown Line Stop? These Surveys Let You Share Your Thoughts
Two surveys will help determine the future look of the streetscape on the northern half of Lincoln Avenue and the Brown Line stop in Lincoln Square.
Leland Avenue Shared Street Returns This Week To Allow More Space For Pedestrians On Side Streets
The city's Shared Streets program returns this year, once again starting with Leland Avenue between Uptown and Lincoln Square.
North Center Alderman Nixes Developer’s Plan For Luxury Condos At Chicago Joe’s Property
Neighbors and the alderman rejected the plans due to a lack of commercial space, affordable housing and residential density to support local businesses.
Cloud Kitchens Promises To Fix Traffic ‘Clusterf–k’, But North Center Neighbors Skeptical Plan Will Work
“It’s like a Portillo’s drive-thru but with armed security guards. It’s bonkers, man,” one neighbor said. Nearby business owners say the constant stream of delivery drivers and trucks is costing them customers.
Chicago Used 60% Of Discretionary COVID-19 Funding From Feds On Police: ‘It’s Immoral,’ Critics Say
The city received $480 million in discretionary spending from the feds under the CARES Act. Of that money, $281.5 million went to the Chicago Police Department.
Lakeview Alderman Supports 5-Story Apartment Building At Former Zia’s Site, But Some Neighbors Worry About Traffic
Developers want to knock down the Italian restaurant to build a 48-unit apartment building, but neighbors are worried it will cause traffic congestion.
5-Story Apartment Building Could Replace Zia’s Lago Vista Restaurant In Lakeview
Developers want to knock down the Italian restaurant and build a five-story apartment building with 48 units.
New Buildings In High-Income Neighborhoods Would Need 30 Percent Affordable Units Under Aldermen’s Proposal
The proposed overhaul of the city's affordable requirements ordinance would also stop letting developers pay a fee to get out of building on-site affordable units.
Cedar Street Bringing 180 Apartments To Uptown Corner, Second Part Of Massive Broadway Building Project
Cedar Street received initial approval for a two-building, 180 unit development at Broadway and Winona that will complement its 342-unit complex across the street.
2 Uptown Buildings To Be Torn Down, Replaced By Apartment Complexes
Two- and three-story buildings will make way for mid-rise complexes with apartments and retail.
Bike Lane Added To One-Way Street In North Center
Cyclists will now have a bike lane while traveling through the one-way stretch of Grace Street between Lincoln and Damen avenues.
Council Tensions Linger Over Lightfoot’s Ongoing Battle Against ‘Aldermanic Prerogative’
Although some aldermen say little has changed since Lightfoot sought to limit aldermanic veto power, others are pushing back. “Unfortunately what we’ve seen so far is much worse: mayoral prerogative," one alderman said.
Plan To Convert North Center Apartment Building Into Hotel Opposed By Alderman, Neighbors
Only one neighbor voiced support for the plans, according to Ald. Matt Martin’s office.
Dormant Ravenswood Factory Could Be Renovated Into Sustainable Apartment Building With Green Roof
Developers said they plan to repair and "spruce up" the building's exterior while maintaining its original architectural character.
What Should 47th Ward Prioritize Amid Chicago’s Budget Shortfall? Ald. Martin To Hold Town Hall
The 6:30 p.m. Tuesday meeting will be streamed online and requires an RSVP.
Dispensary33 Seeks Even Larger Expansion In Andersonville
The cannabis dispensary wants to grow its Clark Street store by 60 percent by expanding into a neighboring nail salon and hot dog stand.