Stormwater that collects on roadways and sidewalks carries a host of environmentally damaging pollutants. You can help to minimize stormwater runoff by replacing impervious surfaces with permeable pavement and adding rain gardens and rain barrels.
Once housing horses, carriages, and their respective staff, coach houses are now often used as apartments. Still seen all around Chicago, here’s why they’re important.
Logan Square’s newest community space is open and has a table with your name on it.
There’s a joke about Chicago, “there are only two seasons: winter, and construction.”
What happens to the Olympic Park after the Olympics? It often ends up abandoned and decrepit, but maybe it doesn’t have to be that way.
Chicago is getting a round of smart lights to replace its existing streetlights. But how smart are these new Smart Lights?
The Curbside Cafe ordinance – permitting restaurants to annex parking spaces for outdoor seating – is Chicago’s newest option outdoor seating.
Today we use Planing to Stay as a lens for understanding what makes strong neighborhoods.
Decorating for Halloween signals that we are participating in a neighborhood ritual – reinforcing our community citizenship – and that we plan to throw open our door on Saturday to anyone who rings the bell.
Boston mayor Martin Walsh has withdrawn his city’s bid for the 2024 Olympics. Here’s why we think that was a smart choice.
Last week, Marina City, won preliminary landmark status. Eye candy snaps and historical snippets celebrate this great building of Chicago.
Not everyone sees the need to preserve industrial buildings but, to us, demolition at the Finkl Steel site is a tragic loss of a piece of Chicago’s history.