Tag: Chicago neighborhoods

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Chicago’s best free apartment finder

Chicago’s best free apartment finder

If you're searching for an apartment in Chicago's downtown, Lincoln Park and Lakeview neighborhoods, YoChicago is the best way to yelp you find on ...
What’s really the fastest-selling neighborhood in Chicago?

What’s really the fastest-selling neighborhood in Chicago?

Chicago Real Estate Daily has a report that spotlights the five community areas that had the shortest average market times for single-family homes ...
Chicago’s best free rental service

Chicago’s best free rental service

If you're searching for an apartment in Chicago's downtown, Lincoln Park and Lakeview neighborhoods, YoChicago is your best free rental service. ...
Jackson Park Highlands, a historic model neighborhood

Jackson Park Highlands, a historic model neighborhood

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=48fnF_S3yLI In 1905, the Jackson Park Highlands neighborhood was commissioned as a model community featuring some of ...
From the vault: The skyline from Lincoln Park

From the vault: The skyline from Lincoln Park

There's no surprise that Trump owned our YouTube traffic in April -- he would have even if he hadn't been in the news all month. One of the 10 ...
A big moving day for Chicago

A big moving day for Chicago

May 1 marks the beginning of many new leases in Chicago, and it's obvious from taking a quick walk around the neighborhood. I took 45 minutes to wal ...
How has the Plan for Transformation really changed the South and West sides?

How has the Plan for Transformation really changed the South and West sides?

"Part of the problem is that these neighborhoods are changing anyway, so not all of the poor people moving in are from the C.H.A. I think it's bec ...
From the vault: Good Friday in Pilsen

From the vault: Good Friday in Pilsen

Every Good Friday, thousands of Pilsen residents turn out for a Stations of the Cross procession down 18th Street. Last year I met the throng near ...
Name the nabe of the Humpty on the prairie

Name the nabe of the Humpty on the prairie

All the king's horses and all the king's men couldn't figure out where this egg-cellent effigy of Humpty Dumpty resides, but maybe you can. Be the ...
Historically black wards turning white

Historically black wards turning white

The Chicago Reader's Ben Joravsky looked at Rob Paral's new Census mashups and the results of the spring elections to see how Chicago's 50 wards -- an ...
From the vault: Saint Joseph’s Day in the Heart of Italy

From the vault: Saint Joseph’s Day in the Heart of Italy

St. Joseph has a special place in the real estate world -- plant a statuette of the old carpenter outside a house (usually upside down, the tradit ...
Time Out asks, ‘Is Bridgeport the next Pilsen?’

Time Out asks, ‘Is Bridgeport the next Pilsen?’

And they mean that in a good way. It's been ages (three whole months!) since anyone asked, "What's the next hot 'hood?", so naturally it's time ...
Mapping population changes by ward

Mapping population changes by ward

Word is there's some sort of election going on today, so it's fitting that the latest mashup of Census data I've seen plots out population changes fro ...
Tracking vacancies, tract by tract

Tracking vacancies, tract by tract

Megan Cottrell of Chicago Muckrakers shared a great cache of data with her readers this week: spreadsheets listing the number of commercial and re ...
Quote of the day: Where we’re going

Quote of the day: Where we’re going

Aaron Renn of The Urbanophile digs into the new Census numbers at NewGeography.com: The non-Hispanic White Only population of the city actually dec ...

Census: City loses 200K, metro area gains 210K

Chicago's population fell by more than 200,000 to 2,695,598 people over the course of the last decade, due in large part to an outflux of African-Amer ...
Get Yo news by neighborhood

Get Yo news by neighborhood

One of the changes we made to YoChicago when we rolled out our redesign in November was the addition of a lot of content we had hosted previously ...
Two histories of Albany Park

Two histories of Albany Park

By sheer coincidence I've received links to two wildly different depictions of old-school Albany Park in less than 12 hours. Between them, you can ...
How would you improve Chicago’s boulevards?

How would you improve Chicago’s boulevards?

Last year the Chicago Architectural Club challenged architects, artists, and other creative types to find a new use for the Spire hole in Streeter ...
A quick glance at Garfield Ridge

A quick glance at Garfield Ridge

Despite seeing thousands of white and African-American residents leave, the Southwest Side neighborhood of Garfield Ridge actually grew in size by ...
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