February 20, 2005, 5am PST
University officials are threatening eminent domain to acquire a Champaign local landmark to demolish and make way for a 900-space parking deck.
January 21, 2005, 8am PST
A first-in-the-nation experiment in electricity pricing is demonstrating that consumers are willing to change how they use electricity -- and save money in the process.
Chicago Sun-Times
January 19, 2005, 1pm PST
The first 12 models of homes at Prairie Crossing represent the firstcommunity-scale demonstration project for the U.S. Department ofEnergy's Building America program.
December 22, 2004, 7am PST
US, Canada, and several states join forces to tackle everything from sewage to mischievous species.
The Christian Science Monitor
December 17, 2004, 12pm PST
10 Chicago architects share their visions for Chicago's future.
December 16, 2004, 8am PST
Will ten acres of Olmstead's green space become a tot lot and dog run?
The Chicago Tribune
November 12, 2004, 12pm PST
General Growth Properties is acquiring well-known developer the Rouse Company.
The Baltimore Sun
November 12, 2004, 8am PST
In a recent Chicago Tribune op-ed, Chicago's Mayor Daley urges state policymakers to increase the supply of affordable housing in Illinois.
The Chicago Tribune
November 6, 2004, 11am PST
Chicago has leased the Chicago Skyway to a private toll road company. Could the same privatizaion framework be used for the Chicago Transit Authority, asks Wendell Cox.
Chicago Sun-Times
October 28, 2004, 11am PDT
Chicago approves a record $1.82 billion deal to lease the Chicago Skyway to a Spanish-Australian consortium.
The Chicago Tribune
October 27, 2004, 10am PDT
Residential architecture returns to it's roots in Chicago.
The New York Times
October 26, 2004, 12pm PDT
Traditional urban business district demonstrates the economic impact of local retail, restaurant, and service businesses.
Home Town Advantage Bulletin
October 25, 2004, 2pm PDT
Why did one of the world's largest metropolitan centers become a ghost town?
October 25, 2004, 6am PDT
Chicago business district releases impact study and policy proposals.
Chicago Sun-Times
October 18, 2004, 9am PDT
Chicago's recently-opened Millennium Park has transformed Chicago's East Loop into a thriving (and profitable) neighborhood.
National Real Estate Investor
October 6, 2004, 1pm PDT
In a Chicago Tribune editorial, Wendell Cox charges that Chicago's Transit system is is fiscally unsustainable.
The Chicago Tribune
October 5, 2004, 5am PDT
As part of the largest US attempt at a public-housing makeover, some residents are now being required to work.
The Christian Science Monitor
October 1, 2004, 12pm PDT
Urban planners say uncoordinated planning exacts a price.
The Chicago Tribune
September 16, 2004, 11am PDT
A 19-year-old is hired as a building inspector, then resigns after a media report raises questions about his experience.
WMAG TV Chicago
September 8, 2004, 9am PDT
The Chicago Tribune's architecture critic, Blair Kamin, reviews the urban design for Chicago's Block 37, designed by Chicago architect Ralph Johnson.
The Chicago Tribune