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As prices rise in Logan Square, Humboldt Park fights gentrification

As prices rise in Logan Square, Humboldt Park fights gentrification

Lula Café was nearly full at lunchtime, but about half of the tables were taken by people eating alone. Some were working on crossword puzzles or [...]
Chicago's hottest neighborhoods 2002

Chicago's hottest neighborhoods 2002

Some areas are staying warm even as market cools For a couple of years there, even veteran real estate investors, guys who have had as many ups and d [...]
Pilsen both wary and welcoming as development moves southwest

Pilsen both wary and welcoming as development moves southwest

When Teresa Fraga moved with her family to the Lower West Side neighborhood of Pilsen 36 years ago her apartment did not have a bathroom, much less a [...]
Gentrification hasn't dulled the edge in Bucktown, Wicker Park

Gentrification hasn't dulled the edge in Bucktown, Wicker Park

When the cool kids in Wicker Park want a taste of the Real World, they head to Piece, a pizza place and microbrewery at 1927 W. North Ave. The restaur [...]
Location, new housing breathe life into colorful Bridgeport

Location, new housing breathe life into colorful Bridgeport

By 11 a.m. the Teamsters are tired. They've been out here a couple of hours already, on the 3700 block of South Halsted, picketing in front of Allen B [...]
Buying new Construction in Lincoln Park? Bring plenty of cash – and patience

Buying new Construction in Lincoln Park? Bring plenty of cash – and patience

Maura Grace spent two years shopping for a new condo before she found one she liked and could afford. Paul Breytman looked at only one project before [...]
Widening the Gateway

Widening the Gateway

Development adds new breadth to gritty Rogers park "Within two years this will be an entirely different street." Jennifer Long, then a business deve [...]
Logan Square

Logan Square

As prices rise in Logan Square, Humboldt Park fights gentrification Lula Café is nearly full at lunchtime, but about half of the tables are tak [...]
Old benefits bring new residents, homes to Irving Park

Old benefits bring new residents, homes to Irving Park

By all accounts, Jack and Liz Wilson seemed to be overpaying for their house in Old Irving Park when they bought it in the early '80s. No one disputed [...]
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