Failing to attract buyers even with deep discounts, developers are starting to bail out on Plan for Transformation, an ambitious program that seeks to replace moribund public housing projects with mixed-income housing.
Jun 20, 2011 Chicago Tribune
A city built secretly by the U.S. government to be a center for the design and development of the atomic bomb still stands today as an interestingly urban piece of U.S. history.
Jun 1, 2011 Chicago Tribune
After 22 years in office, Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley is leaving office. This piece looks back on his mixed impact on the urban design of the city.
May 13, 2011 Chicago Tribune
With the Second City experiencing a 7% decline in the population over the past decade, the newly elected Mayor Rahm Emmanuel must adapt to a suburban-dominated environment.
Mar 2, 2011 Chicago Tribune
A new free online tool, developed by the Center for Neighborhood Technology for the US Green Building Council, adds the effect of transportation and indirect emissions to the sustainable building equation.
Dec 28, 2010 Chicago Tribune
Chicago Mayor Richard Daley, who recently announced he would not seek re-election, has had a major impact on the city and its urban form, according to this review.
Sep 9, 2010 Chicago Tribune
The Chicago Tribune interviews Josh Squire, the entrepreneur responsible for Chicago's bike sharing pilot program.
Jul 30, 2010 Chicago Tribune
After three years of false starts, there is renewed interest in a congestion pricing plan for the Chicago area.
Jul 14, 2010 Chicago Tribune
<em>Chicago Tribune</em> architecture critic Blair Kamin reviews a few mall retrofits and finds that breathing life back into a dead mall can be a challenge.
Jun 25, 2010 Chicago Tribune
A ring road that has been on the books for decades is being revived in Urbana, Illinois - and would run right through a popular urban farm.
Jun 17, 2010 Chicago Tribune