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Camping isn't for everyone, but everyone who wants to camp should get an opportunity to. A growing program run by the Chicago Park District allows residents to heed the call of the wild, right inside the city.
Yesterday   Chicago Tribune
DuPage County may let developers bypass the County Board for project approval if they develop low- to moderate-income housing projects.
Jun 15, 2009   Chicago Tribune
After the Postal Service moved to a new building on Harrison Street, the 14-story, 77-year-old building has been vacant since 1995. Now it is to be auctioned.
Jun 11, 2009   Chicago Tribune
The Chicago Architecture Foundation is showing a scale model of the Loop and nearby areas on Michigan Avenue.
Jun 8, 2009   Chicago Tribune
It was hailed as the solution to America's infrastructure spending deficit, but the influx of private funds has come to halt along with the failure of banks and the huge investment from the Recovery Act. Plus, many schemes aroused taxpayers wrath.
Jun 8, 2009   The New York Times - Economy
Chicago's historic landmarks ordinance is being challenged in the courts and is expected to be ruled unconstitutional. Blair Kamin discusses the impact the rule change could have on historic preservation in Chicago and beyond.
Jun 7, 2009   Chicago Tribune
A manufacturer of solar systems has planned to develop the country's largest urban solar power plant at a brownfield in Chicago.
Jun 5, 2009   The Architect's Newspaper
The rowhouse, a style of housing that began in 17th century Europe, is gaining in popularity in the U.S.
May 25, 2009   Chicago Tribune
More Chicago area residents are riding transit when compared to figures form 2003, and they're riding more often.
May 1, 2009   Chicago Sun-Times
A thoughtful look at what made Daniel Burnham's plan for the City of Chicago so successful.
Apr 20, 2009   Urbanophile
According to this article, community gardens can reinvent struggling neighborhoods by causing its residents to "band together."
Apr 16, 2009   Chicago Tribune