Votes to Close 50 CPS Schools
On a wild day of protests and confrontations between security and parents, the school board voted to close 50 CPS schools on Wednesday -- 49 elementary and one high school. Four of the original 54 schools were spared. List | Map
- Trumbull closing: Protest | Hearing | Announcement
- Protests: Thousands protest | Students demonstrate
Multimedia: Audio slideshow | Video
Photo: Protesters outside CPS, demanding to be let into the meeting. (Photo/Josclynn Brandon)
Edgewater Medical Center Redevelopment Plan Headed to City
The revised plan includes single-family homes, park space and retail at the site of the abandoned medical center.
Photo: Ald. Patrick O'Connor (40th) shares the redevelopment plan .
Edgewater Church Delivers Its Message Through Chalking in
Community Christian Church in Edgewater started Chalk the Block to inspire a community that lacked engagement.
- Audio slideshow: A night of chalking
Photo: Church members write messages in busy foot-traffic areas. (Photo by Taylor Hyslop)
CTA Begins Extreme El Stop
Construction has started on some of Chicago's oldest, most run-down Red Line stations. First on the list: the Granville stop in the Edgewater neighborhood. Related:
Photo: The Granville stop. (Photo by Raissa Correa)