The Uptown neighborhood on Chicago’s North Side is an established hub for refugee resettlement. There are many agencies there, and refugees opt to live nearby. But recently more refugees bypass Chicago altogether and head to the north and northwest suburbs instead.
More immigrants to the area are bypassing the City of Chicago completely and moving directly to the northern suburbs, according to a new study by the Voorhees Center for Neighborhood and Community Improvement at the University of Illinois at Chicago. The report finds that the foreign-born popul
A bit of the past has resurfaced on Dempster Street, just east of Bronx Avenue. That's because the recent demolition of a retail building's exterior wall has revealed an even older original brick wall with five nicely-preserved mid-century ghost signs painted on it. What a flashback.