Lori Rotenberk

Lori Rotenberk

Lori Rotenberk is a Chicago-based journalist whose work has appeared in the New York Times, Boston Globe, Chicago Sun-Times, Newsweek, Grist, and several other publications.

A photo of a cyclist on the streets of Chicago's Pilsen neighborhood.

Can Historic Preservation Cool Down a Hot Neighborhood?

The new plan to landmark Chicago’s Pilsen neighborhood aims to protect more than just buildings: It’s designed to curb gentrification.