Opponents of the $6 billion proposal are calling for more affordable housing units. “Affordable housing is a crisis throughout the entire city,” said Ald. James Cappleman, who is spearheading the opposition.
Sterling Bay calls the project a “once in a lifetime opportunity to transform a former industrial site into a vibrant river front community.” But at least one alderman says the deal amounts to an unprecedented public giveaway to a private developer.
A $6 billion mixed-use development on the North Side is scheduled for a city vote next week, even though final plans have yet to be drawn up. Some aldermen and community groups are asking, “What’s the rush?”
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Horween Leather has some high-profile clients. And if you’re a sports fan, chances are you’ve seen their work at play.
Superheroes, bacon bites and vintage street murals usher in the weekend. Here are 10 things to do in and around Chicago.
Holiday markets, pop-up festivals, giant balloons, magic shows and indoor snow usher in the holiday weekend. Here are 10 things to do in and around Chicago.
Big changes are coming to the North Branch of the Chicago River. Why some are up in arms over the plan.
Plans for new office buildings, apartment complexes and hotels along the North Branch of the Chicago River are underway.
CPS CEO Forrest Claypool and the Board of Education are both named in a civil suit filed Friday by Access Living, a disability advocacy nonprofit, on behalf of the wheelchair-bound student at Drummond Montessori Magnet School in Bucktown.