First Stop: Lawrence
For Uptown, which has suffered a poor reputation for several years, creation of an entertainment district in the community could bring development, from the boost of job creation to increased tourism and business investment. Related:
Photo: The Riviera Theatre would be a key part in developing the entertainment district. (Photo/Jacquelyn Thayer)
Third Stop: DePaul Arena
DePaul Hopes New Basketball Arena Will Keep
Chicago's Top Recruits Closer to Home
For years, the DePaul men's basketball program recruited high school talent in the city and won with it. Now, the Blue Demons hope the new arena will help them keep star recruits from leaving town.
- Sports essay: The arena and DePaul's hoops culture
- Press conference: Arena announcement
- Multimedia: Video | Infographic | Map | Social media
Photo: Coach Oliver Purnell answers
questions about the arena. (Photo/Josclynn
Fourth Stop: Addison
Lakeview to Get LGBT Senior Housing
New affordable senior housing center, due for a 2014 completion, will be on the corner of Addison and Halsted. It will replace the old 42nd Street police precinct and will work closely with The Center on Halsted.
Graphic: Rendering of the senior housing lobby. (Courtesy/The Gensler Agency)