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Lake Shore Drive penthouse with revolving living room lists for $13.5M

The rotating seating area lets everyone enjoy the view.

City questions rising cost of heat, demands oversight for Peoples Gas

Ald. George Cardenas wants the company to explain the "fradulent" hikes

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What $1.2M buys in Chicago right now

See properties in Bucktown, River North, Lincoln Park, and more.

Why green has overtaken our home decor

Environmentalism, a ’70s revival, and our need to be soothed.

Groupon co-founder scores West Loop loft with 15-car garage for $5.1M

The 15,000-square-foot property includes a Las Vegas-themed lower level that was featured on HGTV.

New map lets you track neighborhood road construction

The online application compiles data from various city agencies and private utility firms.

Moody, glam Mag Mile corner unit asks $1.2M

Butler service is part of the package.

Longtime North Branch grocer Stanley’s closes its doors

The family-owned produce market near Lincoln Yards has been for sale since July.

Lori Lightfoot wants to hear your ideas on how to improve Chicago

The mayor-elect is asking the general public to submit suggestions on how to "build a Chicago for all."

Architect pitches ‘kinetic wall’ to hide parking at River North office building

Two NORR-designed proposals would bring wide floorplans and outdoor amenities to Huron and Franklin.

13 skyscrapers that will transform Chicago’s skyline

Meet the next generation of supertall buildings.

6 ways to celebrate Earth Day in Chicago

Park clean-ups, recycle events, design lectures, film festivals, and more.

Street artists can register murals in a city database

The mural registry is City Hall’s way of protecting hundreds of artworks

$1.3B TIF for Lincoln Yards violates state law, says lawsuit

The North Branch megadevelopment is facing a legal challenge from a pair of local activist groups.

Merchandise Mart projections expand to seven nights a week

"Art on theMART" will debut extended hours and new programming on May 13.

Fulton Market office tower among projects to clear key city vote

The 19-story tower at 800 W. Fulton was one of several projects approved by the Chicago Plan Commission.

Rarely available Logan Square Victorian home lists for $1.1 million

The one-of-a-kind home was built in 1885.

One Central megaproject will create $120B in public revenue, says report

The Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce released a study touting the benefits of the 34-acre development.

Graphic novel depicts the life of Mies van der Rohe

A 176-page illustrated comic where modernism counts as a superpower.

$10M prize will spur economic development on South, West sides

The "Chicago Prize" is seeking community-driven projects to revitalize under-invested areas.

One Chicago Square scores first construction permit

With demolition coming to end, the 969-foot-tall development is ready to dig in.

Two new Lakeshore East towers target summer groundbreaking

The 47-story Cirrus condo development will begin welcoming residents in 2021.

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Mapping 42 high-rises under construction in Chicago right now

The Windy City has dozens of projects over 100 feet tall in the works.

Own Frank Lloyd Wright’s Henderson House for just under $1M

The architecturally significant Elmhurst, Illinois, property has struggled to find a buyer.

5 takeaways from Chicago’s ride-hailing data

Do Chicagoans tip Uber and Lyft drivers? The city’s newly published data has answers.

Lofted timber triplex wants $1.4M in the West Loop

Wood beams, exposed brick, two balconies, and windows everywhere.

Frank Lloyd Wright in 45 essential works

A map of projects from across the country that present an overview of his incredible career.

Logan Square affordable housing plan faces community backlash

Opponents of the 100-unit development want to see more parking and open space for the rest neighborhood.

Chicago first city to publish datasets on ride-hailing trips, drivers, and vehicles

More information on Uber, Lyft and Via will eventually help officials tailor transportation needs.

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The 26 best things to do in Chicago with kids

We searched the city to find the 26 best family-friendly activities in Chicago, from kid-centric theater productions to one of the world’s largest aquariums.

Designer penthouse unit in Edgewater’s historic Manor House asks $575K

The spacious Tudor Revival style condo spans three levels.

Dueling apartment projects prepare to rise in Old Town

The developments would bring more than 350 new units to the intersection of Sedgwick and Schiller.

Alleys behind Loop theaters will host pop-up, interactive art shows

The four events celebrate drag, stage design, circus arts, and comedy.

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12 secret parks and gardens in Chicago

Green rooftops, tucked away gardens, beautiful parks

What $700K buys in Chicago right now

See what $700K buys in neighborhoods like Lake View, West Town, Kenwood, and more.

Two State Street apartment projects pitched for the Gold Coast

The new developments would offer a combined 470 new rental units.

Frank Lloyd Wright, the latest lifestyle home brand

New licensing push by Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation an effort to get more of architect’s relevant work into contemporary homes

Al Capone’s family home sells for $116K above asking price

The historic Park Manor two-flat was listed for $110K but sold for $226K.

TIFs for Lincoln Yards, The 78 approved by City Council

The votes represent the final legislative hurdle for the transformative megadevelopments.