These concrete animal statues were removed in the early 2000s, but a new project is hoping to bring them back.
Because an awful lot of them don't have it.
The high-end grocer will move into one of Chicago's poorest neighborhoods.
Checking for cyclists should be a routine and heavily emphasized part of driver education.
A look at the patterns of venture capital investment in Seattle, Austin, and Chicago.
Rotting deer, migrating roaches, and icy stalactites, oh my.
A new lawsuit from a very imaginative condo association.
Behold the Sears Tower deconstructed into flaccid tubes, a Mies van der Rohe building sunk in Lake Michigan, and other incredible concepts.
Where public payrolls still don't reflect the local population.
To get away from hurricanes, earthquakes, wildfires, and other calamities, relocate to lovely upstate New York or the fertile fields of Ohio.
North Lake Shore Drive is both a beloved highway and a treasured park. As the city revamps it, can it continue to be both?
Urban Buddy helps travelers draw wisdom from veteran city residents in real-time.
We need new ways to explain growing urban inequality.
The number is on the rise.
See the first-ever map of the city, and how it evolved over a century.
Workers in seven metro areas are striking, but their wages are even worse elsewhere.
The cities have been locked in battle since 1885, with no signs of stopping.
The former Chicago mayor is launching The Sustainability Exchange to help cities innovate for the future.
You can vote from among a fresh batch of 25 new ideas.