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Four-story TOD could rise near Uptown’s Aragon Ballroom

The transit-oriented apartment proposal calls for 84 units and 37 parking places.

Pilsen Historic District gets OK from Landmarks Commission

If given the final approval, the landmark district would be one of the largest in Chicago and the first to include murals.

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Rahm Emanuel’s top accomplishments as mayor of Chicago

Mayor Emanuel changed development, transit, architecture and public space in a major way.

I grew up without a fixed address

I lived in an estimated 70 places before I graduated high school. For me, and others like me, entire chunks of my childhood don’t officially exist.

Uber considers Chicago’s Old Post Office building for massive lease

It could be of the largest leases signed in Chicago

Lincoln Park home designed by Japanese architect wants $2.5 million

The master bedroom has a sliding wall that opens to a zen water garden by architect Masami Takayama.

UIC selects winning design for new performing arts center

New York’s OMA and Chicago’s KOO Architecture will design the tent-like building.

Chicago’s Garfield Green development proposal wins global design competition

C40’s Reinventing Cities contest asked for sustainable development projects that would fight climate change.

Affordable Logan Square TOD ready to move forward

The 100-unit project has secured the backing of local Alderman Carlos Ramirez-Rosa.

Endangered Frank Lloyd Wright cottage finds new owners for $555K

Will the historic North Shore home will be restored or demolished?

The U.S. has an affordable housing crisis. Here’s why

Market forces, policy decisions, and demographic changes have converged, making it more difficult to increase affordable housing for renters and buyers in U.S. cities.

In Lincoln Park, a condo with impressive views wants $430K

The floor-to-ceiling windows face south towards the skyline

$500M Willis Tower renovation shows off curvy new skylight

Watch "Catalog" get its 240-pane glass roof in a time-lapse video.

Ozzie Guillen selling his contemporary Bucktown home for $2.5M

The retired White Sox player and manager purchased the home in 2011 for just under $2 million.

A closer look at the new ‘Riverwalk East’

The $12 million project is open, but still needs some finishing touches.

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33 Chicago furniture and interior design stores to visit right now

Shop traditional, midcentury, and contemporary pieces.

How did Mayor Rahm Emanuel change transportation?

After eight years in office and a ton of investment, Chicago’s public transit, bike lanes and sidewalks have transformed.

Explore fine art and antiques at Merchandise Mart design show

About 75 local and international exhibitors will bring their best selections.

Bike lanes need barriers, not just paint

Cities shouldn’t let their cyclists get run over.

13 skyscrapers that will transform Chicago’s skyline

Meet the next generation of supertall buildings.

Live-work loft with arched windows seeks $750K in Printer’s Row

The spacious unit was previously home to a local landscape architecture firm.

Chicago Riverwalk’s newly opened section includes marketplace and 117-foot art installation

The latest section, Riverwalk East, has new landscaping, seating areas, vendors, and public art.

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26 outdoor farmers markets in Chicago parks and plazas

Explore the markets with yoga classes and free bike valet.

Chicago kicks off summer season with Riverwalk celebration events

Celebrate warm weather all summer with activities like fishing, theater performances, architecture talks, and fireworks along the downtown Chicago River.

Ultra-minimalist Lake Point Tower rehab wants $875K

The sky-high home sports white walls, Lake Michigan views, and a striking matte black kitchen.

Lincoln Park Zoo lion house is getting a $35M makeover

Before work can begin, the zoo will say goodbye to its current pride of lions.

Introducing Curbed’s new podcast: ‘Nice Try! Utopian’

The first season of "Nice Try!" tells the stories of the world’s most fascinating communities.

Chicago’s cherry blossom trees could finally bloom in a few days

So far, the cold and snowy spring has made it hard to predict the full bloom of the 160 trees in Jackson Park.

11 transformative ideas for Chicago transportation

From riverfront gondolas to Elon Musk’s O’Hare express, there is no shortage of bold ideas.

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26 things to do in Chicago this spring

These are the places that you must visit in Chicago right now—new classics, old favorites, and other essential sites.

Chicago Fire is leaving Bridgeview, eying return to Soldier Field

The team is expected to start playing downtown as early as next year

Inside The Paragon, the South Loop’s newest high-tech apartment tower

The 47-story Michigan Avenue rental development is open for business.

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10 best beaches along the Chicago lakefront

Chicago’s lakefront beaches are open from Memorial Day to Labor Day.

Downtown Red and Blue Line CTA stations now have free, fast Wi-Fi

The entire CTA was outfitted with 4G in 2014 and now 18 stations have free Wi-Fi.

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12 secret parks and gardens in Chicago

Green rooftops, tucked away gardens, beautiful parks

A look back at Zachary Taylor Davis, Chicago’s ‘Frank Lloyd Wright of baseball’

Cubs and Sox fans may not know same architect designed Wrigley Field and Comiskey Park.

North Center condo development rises at corner of Lincoln and Grace

The four-story project will bring 15 units and new retail to the North Side neighborhood.

Lake Forest midcentury with vaulted living room asks $1.2M

The residence was designed by Chicago architect Arnold Schaffner in 1965.

Uber and Lyft drivers join nationwide strike for better pay

As the ride-hailing giants hold billion-dollar IPOs, their drivers are demanding better treatment.