As Chicago readies to host the G8 and NATO summits, its police force gets ready for what could be a historic gathering of protesters.
A new shop will sell hand-made, locally built bicycles to riders who want to stay a while
One entrepreneur is trying to remake the city as a capital of water technology
The city has big plans for its lake front
What happens when officers turn the surveillance cameras off to hide their misbehavior?
A new initiative will convert 140,000 acres in Chicago into a public recreation "hub"
A recently uncovered collection of photographs documents this engineering feat
Cities spend millions on high-tech systems. But after decades of research, we still don't know whether they work
Global Cleveland hopes to use the city's economic growth and downtown development to lure 100,000 new residents
A new Northwestern course starting in January tasks undergraduates with shining a light on city government
America's water infrastructure crisis is going to get a lot worse—and a lot more expensive—before it gets better
Mobile fresh food trucks are popping up in under-served neighborhoods all over the country
In places like Cleveland, Detroit, and Chicago, homeowners are being encouraged to expand the footprint of their properties
Blame pricier consultant fees, high labor costs and age
Architect Jeanne Gang wants to remake Bubbly Creek into a destination