Neighborhood

PRINT: Lost Chicago Buildings Showdown on WTTW Chicago

"As anyone who’s met a Chicagoan knows, you can’t get us to shut up about our city’s architecture. From the bungalow belt to the...

POTENTIAL WIN: Lakeside Center Bid Emerges as Front-Runner in Race for New Chicago Casino (Chicago 7 2016 & 2021)

"Key staff in Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s administration might concentrate on just two rules: Keep it simple, and keep it accessible. Those two factors will...

WIN: Judge Orders Extensive Emergency Stabilization Work Including New Roof for Laramie State Bank

"In the coming years, the iconic Laramie State Bank building will be transformed into a museum, a business incubator and a café. But before...

WIN: City of Chicago Approves Development Proposal which includes Renovation of Landmark Pioneer Bank

"City officials today announced the winning bidders poised to develop a trio of mixed-use projects in the neighborhoods totaling $126 million. It's the third...

WIN: Lincoln Park Zoo Kovler/Pepper Lion House Renovation Beautifully Blends Historic Building and Creative Innovation

"Goettsch Partners has announced the completion of the Pepper Family Wildlife Center, a $41 million renovation, restoration, and expansion of the historic lion house...

WIN: Congresswoman Robin Kelly Supports a “True Preservation Approach” for Promontory Point in Letter to US Army Corps

"Rep. Robin Kelly (2nd) wrote in an October letter to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers that she supports a 'true preservation approach' for...

WIN: Momentum Growing For Central Park Theater Restoration

"Attempting to restore some of the city’s most architecturally significant but severely rundown theaters can be a dramatic affair."At the Uptown Theatre, Fairpoint Development...

WIN: Alums Launch Effort to Landmark and Restore Chicago Vocational High School

"In Avalon Park on the South Side, a massive structure sits, evoking memories of bright futures and immense pride. Nicknamed 'the Palace,' Chicago Vocational...

THREATENED: Archway Standard Oil Station, North Fedral Savings Building, and Stanley Tigerman Walgreens Threatened By New Development

"Developers who are planning to overhaul several properties in Old Town, including the site of the old Treasure Island Grocery Store, have launched an...

PETITION: Designate Chicago Vocational School (CVS) a Historic Landmark

"Chicago Vocational School is located at 2100 East 87th Street on Chicago’s south side in Avalon Park. The South Side is the largest of...