A rendering of affordable housing development Encuentro Square at 3759 W. Cortland St. in Logan Square (Canopy / architecture+ design)

Construction is underway for a new affordable housing development in Logan Square that aims to provide families and longtime residents with 89 affordable housing units in the rapidly gentrifying neighborhood.

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Some longtime Latino residents in the Logan Square community say they don’t know how long they will be able to keep paying property tax hikes, maintain a home and survive.

The Lucy Gonzalez Parsons apartments opened in May 2022 near the Logan Square Blue Line station. (WTTW News)

The Lucy Gonzalez Parsons apartments opened in May near the Logan Square Blue Line station. The seven-story complex, which features retail space and 100 affordable units. In Pilsen, the Pilsen Housing Cooperative offers a blueprint for community-led affordable housing. 

What happened to the puppet theater on Michigan Avenue?

In this edition of Ask Geoffrey, our local history expert Geoffrey Baer revisits a Streeterville puppet show, examines underground architecture on the Blue Line and digs deep into the history of Montrose Beach.

Chick-fil-A Controversy

We asked for your thoughts about Ald. Proco Joe Moreno keeping Chick-fil-A out of his ward in support of gay marriage. We read what some of you had to say in Viewer Mail.

A Chicago alderman opposes Chick-fil-A's plans to build a restaurant in Logan Square. Ald. Proco Joe Moreno (1st) joins us to tell us why.

What does a Logan Square building have to do with womens' hair accessories, amateur singers and camels? We find out in this week's edition of Ask Geoffrey.

Logan Square at Nexus of ‘Holy’ Battle

A city ordinance allows free parking during certain hours in a neighborhood with heavy traffic. We find out how that has pitted neighbor against neighbor, and even residents against churches.