Chicago

The data shows Minneapolis recovered from the recession more quickly than Chicago. And its growth rates continue to surpass those of its larger neighbor. Why did this happen, and which policies deserve credit?
3 days ago   Metropolitan Planning Council
Chicago magazine reports on how developers are responding to a growing share of Chicago residents who don't own a car.
4 days ago   Chicago Magazine
A report on the progress so far on the Navy Pier Flyover, a half-mile bridge for recreational users on Chicago's Lakefront Trail.
5 days ago   Chicago Tribune
Lakeview, on the North Side of Chicago lost one percent of its total households between 2000 and 2011, while its population grew 11 percent. That means more families, but according to a new report, the neighborhood might need new zoning to keep up.
6 days ago   Chi.Streetsblog
A brewing controversy pits a developer and politician against Chicago's Department of Transportation regarding how and where bike lanes work with the auto traffic created by building uses.
Apr 17, 2015   Chicago Tribune
October through January in Chicago—the first architectural biennial in U.S. history.
Apr 16, 2015   Architectural Digest
The intersection of Lincoln Ave, Southport Avenue, and Wellington Avenue in the South Lakeview neighborhood of Chicago is in the process of a major upgrade in pedestrian-friendly placemaking.
Apr 16, 2015   Chi.Streetsblog
The Metropolitan Planning Council of Chicago wants to get in on the recent upswing in crowdsourced planning solutions. They are looking to the public for input on the Chicago river system's future.
Mar 29, 2015   The Architect's Newspaper Blog
The narrative about the full recovery of the real estate market from the housing market crash of 2008 is only true in some parts of the country. In fact, an increasing number of homeowners owe more than their homes are worth.
Mar 22, 2015   The Washington Post - Wonkblog
Greg Hinz reports on a high profile ruling that throws up a major obstacle for the proposed development of the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art in Chicago.
Mar 16, 2015   Crain's Chicago Business
The nation's largest automated red light enforcement program will get a trim. How much is mayoral election politics responsible for the change?
Mar 9, 2015   Chicago Tribune