- 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, Back of the Yards
- Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park
- Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town
Single-Family Homes Coming To Vacant City-Owned Lots In North Lawndale
The initiative is part of a city partnership with Lawndale community groups to expand affordable homeownership options in the neighborhood. Each home will sell for about $250,000.
Near South Side CPS High School A Step Closer To Reality After CHA Agrees To Lease Former Public Housing Site
The move sets aside part of the old Harold Ickes Homes site to build a $120 million school for Near South Side neighborhoods. Now, the plan heads to the Chicago Board of Education for a vote.
Lightfoot Appoints Former Ald. Michael Scott Jr. To Chicago Board Of Education His Father Once Ran
Michael Scott Jr.'s former aldermanic seat is staying in the family, too. Last month, Lightfoot appointed his sister, Monique Scott, to replace him.
City Council Approves Sale Of Discounted West Side Lots To Retiring Alderman’s Wife
Planning officials said the land sale to the recently-resigned alderman's wife of two lots in don't cross any ethical lines.
Monique Scott Appointed To Her Brother’s Job As 24th Ward Alderman As He Retires
The mayor dismissed critics who said Monique Scott was chosen to replace her brother Michael Scott Jr. based on nepotism, calling the criticism "frankly lazy."
Lightfoot Picks Ald. Michael Scott’s Sister, Monique Scott, To Replace Him As Lawndale’s Alderperson
From a list of 19 applicants, Mayor Lori Lightfoot picked the alderman's sister, who is from a powerful West Side family.
List To Replace Lawndale Ald. Michael Scott Includes His Sister, Chief Of Staff
Mayor Lori Lightfoot now has to appoint a new 24th Ward alderperson this summer. See the list of 19 applicants here.
Retiring Alderman Defends Move To Scoop Up City-Owned Properties In His Ward At Bargain Prices
Departing Ald. Michael Scott and his wife are on track to benefit from a city-backed land deal to buy a pair of vacant lots adjoining their North Lawndale home.
Ald. Michael Scott To Run Cinespace Film Studio’s Community Relations
Ald. Michael Scott Jr. will join Cinespace Film Studio, which is based in his ward, to lead the company's community engagement efforts.
Ald. Michael Scott, Key Lightfoot Ally On West Side, Resigns
Scott told Block Club he's leaving to pursue other endeavors and spend more time with his family. He's been in office seven years.
A Hotel May Be Coming To North Lawndale’s Ogden Corridor As Developer Regroups After Missing Out On City Grant
The city is supporting development of the hotel on four vacant lots near the CTA Pink Line as a way to bring jobs, tourism dollars and boost the impact of other major investments in the area.
West Side Police Parking Lot Will Become Affordable Housing And Shops To ‘Bring People Back’ To North Lawndale
Grace Manor will bring 65 affordable apartments and retail to Ogden Avenue right across the street from Lawndale Redefined, a $31 million INVEST South/West project.
West Siders Aim To Bring Holiday Cheer To Lawndale With Neighborhood Lights Display — And They Need Your Help
For the second annual Light Up Lawndale event, neighbors are seeking donations and volunteers to help them illuminate Douglas Boulevard.
Hundreds Of Affordable Homes Coming To North Lawndale After City Approves $5.3 Million In Funding
The funds will go to the environmental remediation work that must happen on the lots before construction on the houses can begin.
The Film Industry Is Booming In Chicago, But Production Crews Need To Be More Mindful Of Residents, Alderpeople Say
With a record 15 TV productions in the city, Chicago is set to become a filming powerhouse, Commissioner Mark Kelly said.
‘The Office’ Fan Experience Is Coming To Chicago. Here’s How You Can Get Tickets
The interactive fan experience is the largest of its kind and will feature original props, costumes, set recreations and more.
Showtime Puts $500K Toward Vacant Lot Cleanup And Art Installations In North Lawndale, Bronzeville
The money will fund a cleanup of 32 vacant lots in the neighborhoods and support six public art installations that will be created by the Chicago Public Art Group.
Lawndale Block Club Convention Aims To Bring Back A Tradition That Helped Residents Feel Safe
The block club convention will share information on city resources that are available to organize a block club. "To create a better model of public safety, we have to have communities and blocks engaged."
Divvy Expanding Across Northwest, Southwest Sides With More Stations And Bike Lanes Coming
Chicago has the largest bike-share system in the United States, and it is looking to expand, officials said.
West Side Violence Interrupters Working To Bring Hope, Purpose To Young Residents — Before They Pick Up A Gun
Three years ago, the city dedicated less than $1 million to violence prevention. But this year, $36 million is going to violence prevention and related programs, on top of at least $38 million from private organizations.