A group gathered Wednesday to mark the 198th anniversary of the death of Jean Baptiste Point DuSable, Chicago’s first non-native settler, and push for the completion of a long-delayed park in his name.
Architecture critic Blair Kamin on the future redevelopment of the Tribune Tower and the rise of a new Jeanne Gang-designed addition to the Chicago skyline.
A new transit facility aimed at improving connections between trains and buses at Union Station is set to open Sunday, city officials announced this week.
Starting Wednesday, a new section of Elston Avenue will open as work on the Damen, Elston and Fullerton reconstruction project continues. Find out what that means for drivers.
Traffic reduced to one lane on Belmont Avenue
The second phase of the reconstruction project at the intersection of Western, Belmont and Clybourn avenues begins Monday. Find out what that means for drivers.
From a Senate override of Gov. Bruce Rauner’s veto of mandatory mediation in state labor contract disputes to Cook County Democratic slatemakers snubbing State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez and U.S. Rep Tammy Duckworth, Joel Weisman and his panel have your week in review.
Complaints about jet noise at O’Hare International Airport topped more than 400,000 in May. On Thursday, Gov. Bruce Rauner signed legislation that will increase the number of runways allowed at O’Hare in an effort to mitigate jet noise affecting some Chicago neighborhoods and suburbs.
Insolvency looms for the federal Highway Trust Fund. Brandis Friedman has more on what that means for Illinois highway construction workers and motorists.
As spring in Chicago gets underway, so do the building projects. We talk with Chicago Tribune’s Pulitzer Prize-winning architecture critic Blair Kamin about the most recent building projects in the news and what will be coming down the pipeline. Read an article.