If displacement is kept in check, there are great social benefits to reducing household transportation costs.
An exhibit highlighting the city's rich history of architectural innovation also hopes to encourage big new ideas.
Residents fight for the future of what was once called the "Brigadoon of industrial housing."
Going green all the way.
New York and L.A. are losing more Americans than they're gaining, but the flood of immigrants more than makes up for it.
These photo manipulations may inspire feelings of nausea, dizziness, and impending doom.
Mapping where homes are out of reach for the median family.
The Chicago Housing Authority has unveiled its redevelopment plan for Cabrini-Green.
A strikingly easy-to-process tale of two cities.
Walkable suburbs and center city companies are dominating the tech scene.
This week's Chicago L train crash highlights an area of technology where U.S. transit lags behind.
Blame the unusually harsh winter.
Miraculously, no one was killed.
One man's stellar garage sale find gives us a peek into the past.
The method recently worked in an experiment that analyzed Chicago crime, but privacy questions abound.
Happy St. Patrick's Day.
Very few people in Boston are uninsured, but there are huge swathes of them all over Dallas.
CNN's Chicagoland manages to capture the drama of running a city.
How U.S. cities stack up economically worldwide.