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Michael Reese Megadevelopment Approved By City Council, Clearing Way For Apartments, Retail, Park And New Pavilion
The $3.8 billion project will overhaul Bronzeville land that has been sitting empty for more than a decade.
Michael Reese Megadevelopment Moves Forward, Set For Pivotal City Council Vote Wednesday
The first part of the $3.8 billion project to transform the Bronzeville hospital site includes an innovation center, welcoming center, senior housing, a repurposed pavilion and a park.
Ida B. Wells ‘Light of Truth’ Monument Unveiled In Bronzeville: ‘This Happened Because We Were Determined To Make It Happen’
"Ida represented the community, and it means a lot to have the community embrace this," Wells' great-granddaughter said Wednesday.
As Motorcycle Gangs And Partiers Take Over Pedestrian Bridge, South Side Neighbors Beg City For Help
The 41st Street pedestrian bridge was supposed to improve the quality of life for residents. Instead, it's destroying it, neighbors say.
Hyde Park Is Hiring With Job Fair Tuesday At Harper Court
About two dozen local businesses need people for retail and restaurant positions.
Prairie Shores To Get Multimillion-Dollar Clubhouse With Cafe, Game Room And More
The facility will house a number of amenities to keep residents engaged, healthy and connected with one another.
Muddy Waters’ Kenwood Home On Its Way To Being Named A Chicago Landmark
Waters' family is working to turn the "epicenter" of Chicago blues into a museum, with space for a new generation of local musicians to jam.
How Do You Slow Down Speeders On Oakland’s Ellis Avenue? Residents, Alderman Clash Over Plan To Reverse A One-Way Street
An ordinance to make the 3900 block of South Ellis Avenue a one-way street headed north is being debated by neighbors and Ald. Sophia King.
Plan To Crack Down On Home Museums Scrapped After Fierce Opposition From Artists, Historians
Ald. Sophia King said there was a "highly coordinated campaign” against the ordinance, and she criticized Ald. Michele Smith and Mayor Lori Lightfoot for their opposition to it.
Residential Museum Ban Would Be ‘Death Knell’ For South Side Preservation, Black History Museums And Gallery Spaces, Critics Say
If Ald. Sophia King's proposal passes, it would restrict cultural projects at the Emmett Till residence, the Lu and Jorja Palmer mansion, the Phyllis Wheatley Home and other small libraries and gallery spaces.
Michael Reese Hospital Redevelopment Should Hire Workers From Bronzeville, Union Says
The 20-year project will give Bronzeville an economic boost, but workers want to make sure residents aren't left behind.
Making Teachers Do Remote And In-Person Lessons At Same Time Is Like ‘Trying To Ride 2 Horses With 1 Ass,’ Ald. Says
A City Council hearing aimed to force CPS officials to answer questions on the school reopening plan, but Chicago Teachers Union officials weren't invited, angering aldermen.
‘Accessibility For Everybody’: Final Phase Of Drexel Boulevard Restoration Set To Be Finished In Spring
A years-long effort to install new walkways, accessible crosswalks and plant life along the historic boulevard's 3900 to 5100 south blocks will wrap up early next year.
4400 Grove Opens, Bringing Affordable Housing To Old Washington Park Homes Site In Bronzeville
The $38 million, 84-unit complex will bring 38 affordable apartments, 21 public housing apartments and 25 market-rate apartments to the old CHA site demolished in 2002.
With Pandemic Stifling Recruitment, Hyde Park and Kenwood Advisory Councils Shift To Sharing Info
The councils were created to boost civic engagement in the 4th Ward.
Park District Cashes In On For-Profit Donation Boxes, But Residents In Hyde Park Are Peeved
Some Hyde Parkers are frustrated at the Park District's $120,000 partnership with for-profit company The GreenCity Project.
Want To Help Kenwood? Get Involved In Alderman’s New Advisory Council
With the debut of the Kenwood council, five of King's six planned advisory councils — representing each of the community areas she represents — are now active.
Bronzeville Post Office Improving, Alderman Says, But Struggles Remain
Ald. Sophia King (4th) said she will raise the neighborhood's mail issues with Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) Monday, as they likely stem from the United States Postal Service's lack of resources.
On The Strength Of New Block Clubs, Hyde Parkers Band Together To Combat Trouble
CollaBOOration lead organizer Bennie Currie says he wants the project to encourage neighbors to build relationships and gather all year — but the Halloween-based name will remain.
Ald. King Launches Hyde Park Advisory Council: ‘It Will Empower The Community To Help Itself’
The Hyde Park council is one of six advisory councils King is rolling out — one for each of the communities she represents.