Friday Open Thread
Which new skyscrapers, parks, and transit stops had the biggest impact in the last 10 years?
Tell us what you’d like to see there instead
Kim and Kanye West named their third child Chicago
Is a name worth saving?
Amazon says their new HQ would mean billions in new investment
Mayor Emanuel has not revealed info on which developers are looking to enter the HQ2 contest
The city likes to boast about its robust public transit system, but where does it fall short?
And which neighborhoods stand to improve?
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.
City-altering proposals are popping up left and right, but which is the most crucial concept for Chicago?
The Obamas have touted the presidential center’s potential economic impact, but what about transit?
With City Hall removing barriers for new development, what should the corridor look like in the future?
From music festivals to outdoor movies, Chicago really comes alive during the summer months.
Is Riverside Investment & Development’s master plan a hit or miss?
Construction booms can spell trouble for older, sometimes significant buildings.
Rents have been on the steady rise across the city, causing hardship on many residents.
The president says that the game-changing campus could be delivered in four years.
How do you plan on giving back for Earth Day?
State lawmakers continue mulling over the sale of the postmodern Thompson Center.
The Obama Foundation has been stepping up its efforts to engage with Chicago residents on its plans.
State legislators are seeking to rename parts of interstate highways after President Obama.
Many CTA improvement projects are underway, but what do you want to see?
Which neighborhoods do you think will see substantial growth and demand this year?
No idea is too big or too small—we want to hear ‘em all.
Do your neighbors have a Christmas display worth checking out? We want to know the best streets to visit for this holiday season.
It’s not gotten cold in Chicago yet, but it’s coming
Chicago’s various institutions have added a number of striking buildings to their campuses in recent years
Chicago’s real estate market could be hit hard in the case of any economic downturn
Compare your stories in the comments section!
More Chicago commuters are ditching their cars and using public transit to get to work
Does Chicago have enough open spaces in its dense downtown area?
Mortgage lender Guaranteed Rate has purchased the naming rights for the South Side stadium
Boomers are leaving Chicago for warmer places, but young workers are flooding in
As corporate cultures and demographics shift and more people want to work, live, and even raise families in the city, some have predicted that suburban corporate campuses will go the way of the dodo bird. How can these facilities be reused?