Chicago Plan Commission

This artist rendering shows the future Lucas Museum of Narrative Art. (Lucas Museum)

Judge Orders City To Leave Proposed Lucas Museum Site Unaltered

A federal judge on Tuesday ordered the city not to physically alter the proposed site of The Lucas Museum of Narrative Art until further order of the court during the opening legal battle between the city and opponents of the museum.

11/25/2014

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