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Vacant Buildings

Interim Transformation of Dormant Spaces

Daniel Weise and Kalene Rivers | Posted 04.01.2013 | Impact
Daniel Weise and Kalene Rivers

If four concerned citizens of a small town can transform a building into an outdoor art gallery while the area waits for development, what can be done with the countless buildings across the United States that sit waiting for a second life?

Feds Defend Mortgage Giants In Suit Against Chicago

The Huffington Post | Jen Sabella | Posted 12.15.2011 | Chicago

This summer, residents and community organizers called on Chicago's City Council to do something about the vacant, foreclosed properties that were bec...

Can Emanuel Plan Help Chicago Communities Torn Apart By Foreclosures?

Posted 10.17.2011 | Chicago

A new recovery program will rely on community groups to identify viable foreclosed properties in nine Chicago neighborhoods hard-hit by the foreclosur...

Will Guzzardi

'Banks Got Bailed Out, We Got Sold Out'

HuffingtonPost.com | Will Guzzardi | Posted 10.10.2011 | Chicago

Marsha Godard is an outspoken, 52-year-old woman from the Lawndale neighborhood on Chicago's West Side and a customer at Bank of America. On the morni...