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The city will partially power the airports, Harold Washington Library, the Jardine Water Purification Plant and other buildings with solar energy from a new Downstate plant.
Ten public plazas are coming to Chicago’s neighborhoods thanks to city grants, officials announced Thursday. The plazas will be used for pop-ups, art, entertainment, gardening and more, according to a city news release. They’ll be built and managed by community groups...
“Lollapalooza is not only a significant economic driver for our city, but a truly iconic Chicago summer festival,” Lightfoot said in a statement. “I am thrilled to come to this agreement that will ensure Lollapalooza is here to stay for the next decade — bringing...
Google’s plan to expand in Chicago by taking over an iconic building gives added credibility to the city’s efforts to be seen as one of the nation’s top tech centers. The tech giant will move into the James R. Thompson Center and is expected to add up to 5,000 jobs...
Mayor Lori Lightfoot signed an executive order Thursday preventing city agencies, including Chicago police, from investigating or assisting other state's investigations of those who come to Chicago to have an abortion or to seek reproductive access.
City officials announced Wednesday that they have awarded $24 million to the Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership to serve as the lead organization for a new initiative to promote overall health and wellness dubbed the Community Health Response Corps.
The city of Chicago announced the opening of a new career center aimed at helping Chicagoans with disabilities find jobs.
The ordinance greatly expands the city's transit-oriented development program, which provides incentives for developers building near train stations and certain bus lines.
Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot announced on Monday, July 18, that nearly $50 million in Community Development Grants will support 79 economic development projects to enhance the vitality and livability of local neighborhoods.
The annual Time Out survey ranks Chicago number two for best cities to both live in and visit - based on everything from food and drink to culture and affordability.
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