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Help Reimagine The Historic Sears Sunken Garden At A Community Design Workshop Series Launching Sunday

The new design of the Sears Sunken Garden will incorporate feedback from residents on how they want the garden to look.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Apartments Now For Rent In Former Lawrence Avenue Sears Building

The $40 million redevelopment of the former Sears into retail and apartments was announced in 2017. Nearly half of the apartments are already rented, according to a leasing agent.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

West Side Groups Working To Redesign Sears Sunken Garden: ‘Let’s Bring It Back To Its Beautiful State’

The Sunken Gardens are more than a century old. Their redesign will be a walk back in history that will allow residents to envision a new future for their community, organizers said.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

West Side Sears Building To Be Redeveloped Into Grocery Store After Luxury Apartment Plan Scrapped

Plans for the Sears building have changed after previous development on the site fell through due to the pandemic.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Six Corners Sears Overhaul Gets Alderman’s Approval, Though Tensions Over Corner’s Future Remain

More than 400 apartments are coming to the former Sears location at Six Corners, but just 3 percent of those units will be affordable.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park

Six Corners Sears Would Be Saved, Turned Into Apartments And Retail Under Newly Revealed Plans

The 81-year-old Art Deco building would be renovated and expanded, and a 10-story apartment building would go up nearby, adding 434 rental units to the neighborhood.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Old 79th Street Sears To Be Converted Into A Self-Storage Facility, Permits Show

It's unclear if the entire two-story building will be used for storage. Ald. Michelle Harris' office said she worked for "almost two years" proposing retail and restaurants at the site, to no avail.

Englewood, Chatham

Let There Be Light! Lawrence Avenue Sears Starting To Look Like Its Old Self Again With New Windows

Renovations to the former department store include the reappearance of second-story windows, covered up for decades.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

What’s The Future Of The Six Corners’ Sears Site? Ald. Gardiner To Update Neighbors This Month

Ald. Jim Gardiner (45th) announced Friday he will hold a public meeting "to hear about the future of the former Sears Parcel at Six Corners."

Jefferson Park, Portage Park

Chicago’s Encyclopedia Britannica Is 250. Here Are Its 6 Most Interesting Chicago Entries (According To Their Boss)

Al Capone, Michael Jordan and the Great Chicago Fire are just a few of the most interesting entries in the famous encyclopedia.

Downtown

Neighbors Share Dreams On What They Want Built At Former Sears At Six Corners

The standing-room-only meeting lasted three hours and was hosted inside the former Sears Auto Center.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park

What Should Be Built On Site Of Six Corners Sears? Developers To Meet With Neighbors Wednesday

A proposal that called for a movie theater, a gym and housing surfaced earlier this year, but the alderman said it was "premature."

Jefferson Park, Portage Park

Revamped Six Corners Sears Plan Was Posted By Accident, Developer Says After Surprising Alderman

After neighbors and Ald. John Arena were taken off guard by listed plans for a theater and gym in the former Sears building, the developer said the post was premature.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park