March 28, 2012, 12pm PDT
A sluggish housing market has stemmed the flow of young parents into Chicago's suburbs, putting pressure on city officials to make public schools better, John Pletz reports.
January 12, 2009, 8am PST
The city of Chicago has missed a deadline to approve a pending parking fee ordinance that would have helped the city qualify for $153 million in federal grant money.
November 22, 2006, 11am PST
<p>Developers in Chicago are hoping to reuse an old lamp factory building by transforming it into a green merchandise mart.</p>
October 25, 2006, 5am PDT
<p>A record-setting amount of apartments in Chicago were converted into condominiums in 2005, and Mayor Richard Daley has formed a task force to limit the trend which is rapidly diminishing affordable housing in the city.</p>
August 8, 2006, 12pm PDT
After over a century of being cut off from Lake Michigan, the southeast side is gearing up for the newest, largest development project in years in the sleepy, working-class neighborhood of South Chicago.
August 26, 2003, 8am PDT
A zoning rewrite will impose tougher restrictions on downtown parking in Chicago.
July 23, 2003, 1pm PDT
Residence hall blends modernity, ammenities, site appropriateness at the Illinois Institute of Technology
October 1, 2002, 6am PDT
If affordable housing is the goal, get rid of inclusionary zoning requirements.
July 27, 2002, 9am PDT
Nearly 3% of Chicago's land is designated as tax-increment financing (TIF) districts. Now, four years later, has it worked?
July 3, 2002, 2pm PDT
Chicago reveals the first draft of their plan for Chicago's core -- the city is to become the greenest city in the U.S.
July 2, 2002, 12pm PDT
A Chicago marketing executive plans to build 80 residential "homes" in a 40-story high rise -- doggie corridors and all.
May 7, 2002, 2pm PDT
Michael Suhadolnik fills a void by building low-cost, energy effiencient housing with New Urbanism style.
March 1, 2002, 7am PST
Despite protests from building owners, the Chicago City Council designated a portion of South Michigan Avenue a landmark district.
January 5, 2002, 8am PST
A lawsuit alleges that McHenry County, Illinois imposed illegal school impact fees on homebuilders for over ten years.
December 24, 2001, 8am PST
A Palatine, Illinois developer finds that the transit based development model can be easily replicated along the Metra tracks.