Category: City Guide

Steve Browne & John Verkleir

Create your own tour: Unusual Chicago buildings

The Chicago Architecture Biennial is in full swing this week, and the eclectic assortment of events, talks, tours and installations throughout the city is bringing some of the world’s great …

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Chicago Marathon Scott Rettberg

Chicago Marathon neighborhood info and road closures

The Chicago Marathon will cover 29 neighborhoods this Sunday. Here's what you need to know about getting around the city.

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David B Gleason South Loop

Chicago architecture news: Lots of new South Loop high-rises

The South Loop skyline is poised to change with this Chicago architecture buliding boom.

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Tony Fischer hot dog cart

Changes are coming to the Chicago food scene

On the horizon: New licensing for pushcart vendors and the closing of one of the city's most luxe and popular Japanese restaurants.

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Tripp Bucktown

Still a popular spot for real estate: Bucktown

Bucktown sees its priciest listing hit the market this week, and the neighborhood development continues to grow.

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Teemu008 Bungalow

Windy City trivia: the most common Chicago housing types

We love history and we love Chicago real estate -- here are some of our favorite facts about the most common Chicago housing types!

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Edward Stojakovic Northerly Island

New Northerly Island Park opening tomorrow

Starting Friday, enjoy new walking/bike paths and a five-acre lagoon in the new Northerly Island park.

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Chicago Is

Take a trip back in time to 1977 Chicago

This 1977 Chicago tourism video will have you dancing in your chair.

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Payton Chung Bloomingdale Trail

Chicago gaining national attention for livability and opportunity

Thanks to tech, Chicago is gaining a national reputation as a great place to live and work. Two new article highlight why.

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