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WalkScore and Zumper are a serious menace to Chicago renters and landlords
2/24/16 3:54 PM
WalkScore is a site that many apartment renters implicitly trust. That trust derives, in part, from the fact that many apartment properties link t [...]
Chicago’s rental services are sliming WalkScore
11/11/13 12:08 AM
Misleading renters is the core competency of Chicago's rental services a/k/a apartment locators a/k/a apartment finders. It's about the only thing the [...]
235 Van Buren condos are a Walker’s Paradise
8/7/13 12:06 AM
We've previously taken you along on a water taxi commute from 235 Van Buren, the striking Ralph Johnson-designed condo tower at the edge of the Lo [...]
Oakwood 200 Squared is a Walker’s Paradise
10/11/11 3:41 PM
The popular WalkScore.com website gives Oakwood 200 Squared's location, 210 N Wells St in Chicago's Loop, a 98 of 100 Walk Score* rating – labelin [...]
What's your Transit Score?
8/17/10 1:27 PM
Walk Score can tell you a lot about a neighborhood, but it's always faced a couple of legitimate complaints. One, it doesn't distinguish between the s [...]
Weighing WalkScores: Roscoe Village or Evanston?
4/30/10 2:20 PM
Ask people what characteristic they most value in a city neighborhood and they'll often answer "walkability" or "pedestrian-friendliness." If walkab [...]
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