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Chicago Plan Commission

Artistic rendering of new residential towers at the old Children's Memorial Hospital site in Lincoln Park. (Credit: McCaffery Interests)

City Panel Backs $300M Redevelopment Of Old Children’s Memorial Site

The Chicago Plan Commission has given its approval for the hotly-disputed proposal for a $300 million redevelopment of the old Children’s Memorial Hospital site, over objections from Lincoln Park residents.

WBBM Newsradio–02/21/2014

Artistic rendering of a Whole Foods Market planned for the Englewood neighborhood. (Credit: City of Chicago)

Whole Foods Gets OK To Set Up Shop In Englewood

Upscale grocer Whole Foods — derisively known as “Whole Paycheck” for its high prices — got the OK Thursday to set up shop in Chicago’s impoverished Englewood community.

11/22/2013

Northerly Island Park

Park District Proposes 22,000 Lawn Seats For Northerly Island Concert Venue

The concert venue at Northerly Island could take on a “Ravinia-type feel” if Chicago Park District plans are approved this week to create lawn seating that would accommodate 22,000 people.

03/20/2013

City Hall

Political Insider Tries To Halt Inspector General’s Probe

A legal battle is on between Chicago’s Inspector General and a well-known veteran of the city’s political scene.

CBS Chicago–04/26/2012