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Downtown Chicago

City Debuts New All-Way Pedestrian Crosswalk In Loop

Posted 06.01.2013 | Chicago

Pedestrians tired of doding cars eager to turn in the Loop now have more room — and time — to shuffle. Or rather, "scramble." On Friday, city ...

Downtown Apartment Rents Surpass Pre-Recession Peak

Posted 10.16.2011 | Chicago

As Chicago's real estate market continues to turn away from condominiums and toward apartments, demand for (and, therefore, the price of) apartments i...

Magnificent Mile Wrong-Way Crash: Elderly Woman Cited After Injuring Two

AP | Posted 09.03.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — An 82-year-old woman has been cited with six traffic violations after a weekend accident in which she injured two pedestrians while sh...

The Good Life in Downtown Chicago

Mike Doyle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Mike Doyle

Outer-neighborhood Chicagoans tend to think downtowners suffer through our central-city lives. It's hard to describe the devotion some of us feel for our high-rise 'hood.