- 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. Martin Will Answer Questions About Police Reform During Thursday Facebook Event
“It’s important to use this as an opportunity to discuss policing issues so in the coming weeks we can address concerns really aggressively in City Council,” Martin said.
How To Safely Use Chicago’s First Shared Street In Ravenswood: ‘It’s Not A Block Party’
"It's not a block party — it's a public health benefit" say signs along Chicago's first shared street on Leland Avenue.
City’s First Shared Street Opens Friday On Leland Avenue In Ravenswood
Leland Avenue in Ravenswood and Uptown will get the shared street designation.
Students Can Learn Community Organizing At Free Summer Youth Program
The two-month Youth Organizing Institute, sponsored by three North Side alderman, is for 8th-12th grade students.
Time To Rethink Business Districts In Wake Of Coronavirus, Uptown Leaders Say
More pedestrian zones and expanded outdoor cafe seating could transform Uptown's commercial corridors, leaders said Thursday.
Chicago Rent Grace Period Would Allow Struggling Tenants Pay Back Rent Over 12 Months, Aldermen Say
Under a new proposal, renters who have lost income due to coronavirus would have 12 months to pay their rent and mortgage holders would also get relief.
Tom Fencl, Beloved Owner Of Davis Theater, Dies After Battle With Lung Cancer
“Tom's work will forever tower over North Lincoln Avenue. As the owner of the Davis Theater, he not only saved a local landmark, but gave it a new life."
Affordable Housing Planned Next To Western Brown Line Stop Misses Out On $1.5 Million In Tax Breaks
But developers say they'll try again amid some pushback from Lincoln Square neighbors about the loss of a parking lot.
City Should Launch Emergency Fund To Support Workers, Businesses During Coronavirus Outbreak, Aldermen Say
"During this crisis, people need to know that they can count on having a roof over their head, food on the table and dependable utilities,” Ald. Matt Martin said.
Cloud Kitchens Will Open In North Center Despite Objections From Neighbors And Alderman
Neighbors were concerned the business, which operates commercial kitchens for delivery-only restaurants, would bring too much traffic.
With Business Booming, Dispensary33 Eyes Major Expansion In Andersonville
The Andersonville dispensary, which has been selling legal weed for just two months, is already talking expansion.
‘Catastrophic’ Lakefront Erosion Targeted By Aldermen Who Want More Environmental Action
Aldermen declared a climate emergency in Chicago on Monday, pledging to act to combat the problems leading to lakefront erosion, flooding and more.
Condo Building Planned For Irving Park Road In North Center Rejected By Alderman
Ald. Matt Martin agreed with neighbors who argued the building does not fit the neighborhood.
4 Ravenswood Buildings To Be Torn Down To Build Apartment Complex With Affordable Housing
Ald. Matt Martin opted to support the 32-unit project at 4907-4917 N. Paulina St. after the number of affordable apartments was more than doubled.
Andersonville Neighbors’ Push To Ban New Condo Development Denied By Alderman
Andersonville neighbors sought the rezoning to preserve the area's stock of classic Chicago-style homes and two-flats.
Andersonville Neighbors Fighting To Stop Teardowns Of Century-Old Two-Flats, Single-Family Homes
Neighbors want Ald. Matt Martin to approve a zoning change to stop developers from razing historic homes and building condos in their place.
Shuttered Chicago Brauhaus To Become Medical Office In Heart Of Lincoln Square
The new Northwestern office will “stick out” and not be appropriate for the area, said Ald. Matt Martin (47th).
Shuttered Chicago Brauhaus Could Become A Medical Office
Northwestern is looking to take over the iconic Lincoln Square building — and neighbors are less than thrilled.
Lincoln Square Needs More Housing, Bike Lanes, A Revamped Brown Line Stop, Plan Says — And New Aldermen Are On Board
The master plan Alds. Andre Vasquez (40th) and Matt Martin (47th) are pursuing includes enhancing the CTA Brown Line Plaza.
Plan For Low-Stress Bike Route Connecting Chicago River, Lakefront Path On Leland Delights Lincoln Square Neighbors
The proposed improvements include pedestrian median islands, raised crosswalks, contraflow bike lanes and bike-friendly speed humps, but the project wouldn't break ground until 2021.