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CTA sets rough timeline for Lawrence, Berwyn station closures in Uptown

Could modular manufacturing solve Chicago affordable housing crisis?

Skender and Sterling Bay are teaming up to bring affordable three-flats to 100 Chicago lots.

All the best Memorial Day sales for the home

Memorial Day brings a (hopefully) warm three-day weekend and hot, hot, hot deals. Curbed is here to help you take advantage of the best sales.

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Experts discuss how Chicago can build for queer, black, and brown communities

In an event series led by the Metropolitan Planning Council, city leaders and experts will discuss how gentrification impacts queer spaces and why parks are just as segregated as the city.

East Village brick two-flat with balcony above serene garden asks $1.6 million

The brick home comes with a 24-foot wide, landscaped side yard.

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What $675K buys in Chicago right now

Check out homes in Edgewater, Logan Square, Lincoln Park, and more.

Billion dollar investments haven’t fixed inequality in Chicago, report says

A report from the Urban Institute looks at what neighborhoods are getting home mortgages, small business loans, and commercial real estate investment.

Here’s what the Micheal Reese redevelopment could look like

The vacant Bronzeville site has entertained its share of grandiose proposals over the past decade.

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11 outdoor pools for summer in Chicago

Indoor pools are open year-round, and outdoor pools are open from mid-June to Labor Day. Plus, they’re all free.

A model home for the modern era

How industrial designer Gilbert Rohde helped Herman Miller become America’s top producer of modern furniture.

Frank Lloyd Wright home faces demolition in suburban Chicago

The Glencoe, Illinois, property would be the first Wright-designed home to be destroyed in over a decade.

After a decade, Housing Department returns to address affordability, segregation

Mayor Lightfoot has tapped housing policy expert Marisa Novara to lead the City Hall department.

Memorial Day 2019: The worst time to leave Chicago this weekend

Chicago traffic will only get worse on one of the busiest travel holidays of the year. How do you avoid it? Stay put.

What to do on the Chicago Riverwalk to celebrate the warm weather

Enjoy architecture tours, art installations, and kayaking at the downtown riverwalk.

River North loft with a suspended glass catwalk asks $1.2M

The unit features 3,000 square feet of wide open living space.

Glassy offices to rise atop the West Loop’s old ‘Prairie Farmer’ building

The plan will breathe new life into the historic structure at 1230 W. Washington Boulevard.

‘Ebony’ test kitchen to feature in Museum of Food and Drink exhibit

The psychedelic interior was salvaged from Chicago’s landmark Johnson Publishing Building.

On day one, Lori Lightfoot takes away aldermen’s ability to block development

Historically, alderman have operated as mini-mayors of their wards. After, Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s first executive order the council members won’t have the same veto power.

Elegant, blue Victorian mansion with heated porch in Kenwood wants $2 million

An architect, who is known for the first steel-framed skyscrapers and buildings for the World’s Fair, designed this home in 1887. Many of the original details are well preserved, too.

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33 Chicago furniture and interior design stores to visit right now

Shop traditional, midcentury, and contemporary pieces.

Preservationists want to turn Chicago’s lakefront into a National Park

Preservation Chicago hopes to remove local politics from the city’s most sacrosanct open spaces.

At Lightfoot inauguration, developers were called out for lack of affordable housing

Mayor Lightfoot also declared that her first executive order will end aldermanic privilege for the City Council.

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

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

13 skyscrapers that will transform Chicago’s skyline

Meet the next generation of supertall buildings.

25-story tower replacing Loop garage revealed in renderings

The glassy project calls for a mix of rental apartments and condominium units.

How to watch Lori Lightfoot’s inauguration ceremony

Lightfoot will be sworn in as Mayor of Chicago and then hold an open house

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26 outdoor farmers markets in Chicago parks and plazas

Explore the markets with yoga classes and free bike valet.

Frank Lloyd Wright’s historic Heller House returns for $2.2M

The spacious Hyde Park mansion has been thoughtfully restored.

Boystown gets first rainbow crosswalks in time for Pride Parade

The first of 14 rainbow crosswalks were painted on Halsted Street and will accompany the soon-to-be landmarked rainbow pylons.

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.

Rahm Emanuel’s top accomplishments as mayor of Chicago

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

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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.

Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s legacy: How he changed the fabric of Chicago

13 city leaders, architects, politicians, and advocates on how Rahm changed architecture, design, transportation, and real estate.

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.

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.

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?

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

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