Chicago

July 13, 2012 - 5:00 PM
A pilot program in Chicago's northern suburb of Highland Park aims to support environmental sustainability through the launch of a city food waste composting program, set to kick off August 2 and continue through November 29, according to TribLocal Highland Park & Highwood.  Those looking to Read More

Chicago suburb spearheads green initiatives

A pilot program in Chicago's northern suburb of Highland Park aims to support environmental sustainability through the launch of a city food waste composting program, set to kick off August 2 and continue through November 29, according to TribLocal Highland Park & Highwood.

July 9, 2012 - 5:00 PM
The second quarter demonstrated a rise in rents not seen since before the financial crisis in 2007, with record low vacancies across the nation, according to a recent report by real estate analytics firm Reis Inc. Reuters reported. Chicago is no exception to national trends, with the second quarter Read More

Rising rents lead to a buyer’s market in Chicago

The second quarter demonstrated a rise in rents not seen since before the financial crisis in 2007, with record low vacancies across the nation, according to a recent report by real estate analytics firm Reis Inc. Reuters reported.

July 6, 2012 - 1:02 PM
A recent survey, performed annually by TribLocal Evanston, provided insight into private schools in the Evanston area, a Northern suburb of Chicago. Those looking for real estate in Chicago might consider looking to the suburb to provide children with a top-notch education. TribLocal Evanston’s report Read More

Evanston private high school shines

A recent survey, performed annually by TribLocal Evanston, provided insight into private schools in the Evanston area, a Northern suburb of Chicago.

July 5, 2012 - 4:20 PM
The Bulls announced in early June that they will be moving their practice facility from its current suburban Deerfield location to a new location in downtown Chicago, ESPN Chicago reported. The facility change has some predicting that more Bulls players will purchase real estate in Chicago in order to be Read More

More Bulls players could take up permanent residences in Chicago

The Bulls announced in early June that they will be moving their practice facility from its current suburban Deerfield location to a new location in downtown Chicago, ESPN Chicago reported.

July 3, 2012 - 1:00 PM
Neal Zucker is moving into a 2,700-square-foot unit in the Carlyle Building on Lake Shore Drive, the Chicago Tribune reported. Zucker is well-known in the Chicago community for his philanthropy. The 46-year-old is co-founder, president and CEO of Corporate Cleaning Services, the largest Chicago window Read More

Neal Zucker moves in on Lake Shore Drive

Neal Zucker is moving into a 2,700-square-foot unit in the Carlyle Building on Lake Shore Drive, the Chicago Tribune reported.

June 29, 2012 - 10:35 AM
The Chicago Tribune reported recently that Chicago Public Schools intend to increase a property tax levy by the maximum amount allowed for the second year in a row. The news came from CPS officials on June 27 even before the group released its budget for next year. The increase will come in an effort to Read More

Developments in Chicago could provide better schools city-wide

The Chicago Tribune reported recently that Chicago Public Schools intend to increase a property tax levy by the maximum amount allowed for the second year in a row.

June 26, 2012 - 5:58 PM
Chicago's historic Union Station is looking better than ever after the completion of a $25 million infrastructure improvement project funded by station owner Amtrak. The renovation was completed by Mortenson Construction and managed by Jones Lang LaSalle, and it included upgrading or replacing the Read More

Downtown Chicago to benefit from Union Station upgrade

Chicago's historic Union Station is looking better than ever after the completion of a $25 million infrastructure improvement project funded by station owner Amtrak.

June 25, 2012 - 4:53 PM
The Wolf Point real estate project was announced late May, promising to be “downtown Chicago’s largest new real estate development since the 2008 financial crisis,” made up of three towers along the Chicago River, the Chicago Tribune reported. The project is expected to cost more than $1 Read More

Chicago riverside real estate project moves towards becoming a reality

The Wolf Point real estate project was announced late May, promising to be “downtown Chicago’s largest new real estate development since the 2008 financial crisis,” made up of three towers along the Chicago River, the Chicago Tribune reported.

June 21, 2012 - 10:49 AM
Chicago Alderman Michael Zalewski is pushing for more severe consequences for graffiti vandals. In the cases of juvenile perpetrators, parents as well as the underage vandals are to pay a higher price. Zalewski’s push to adopt a new strategy against graffiti came in the wake of the vandalism of the Read More

Battle against Chicago graffiti

Chicago Alderman Michael Zalewski is pushing for more severe consequences for graffiti vandals.

June 21, 2012 - 10:31 AM
Chicago Blackhawks forward Patrick Sharp is the new owner of a luxurious mansion in the Southport Corridor of Chicago’s Lakeview neighborhood, the Chicago Tribune reports. Sharp closed the deal on May 2, paying $2.95 million for the six-bedroom mansion that is reported as having an ideal layout for Read More

Blackhawk's Patrick Sharp: Celebrity newcomer to Chicago's Lakeview

Chicago Blackhawks forward Patrick Sharp is the new owner of a luxurious mansion in the Southport Corridor of Chicago’s Lakeview neighborhood, the Chicago Tribune reports.

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