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Uptown's moment as a 'Hillbilly Heaven'
Apr. 29, 2015
Why tens of thousands of white Southern migrants made the North Side neighborhood home, only to leave a short time later.
Uptown Theater: How could it be repurposed?
Aug. 26, 2014
An architecture student piqued our interest in what options could give a new life to a long-closed neighborhood icon. Yeah, we’ll have experts weigh in, but we’d be remiss to miss your good ideas, too.
Physicians say U.S. ERs don't make the grade
Jan. 24, 2014
We look at the state of emergency rooms in Illinois. Chicago magazine's Dennis Rodkin guides us through a battle over an historic home. And, we're joined by legendary Motown arranger Lamont Dozier.
Interactive: Looking back at 1970s Uptown
Dec. 3, 2013
Street photographer Bob Rehak chronicled Uptown and its residents. Now his portraits of one of the most diverse neighborhoods in Chicago are in a book.
5 shot near Chicago church
Aug. 20, 2013
Chicago Police say five people were wounded during a shooting outside a church on the city's North Side.
Tenants lose battle over SRO
Jun. 14, 2013
A long battle between tenants and the new owners of a far North Side single-room occupancy hotel is ending. A judge has given the three remaining tenants 8 days to vacate.
Hull House Theater in Uptown may close
Jun. 12, 2013
The Hull House Theater in Uptown could close by the end of the month.
Uptown, past and present
May. 13, 2013
What's the opposite of Downtown? A look at a historic North Side community.
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