Tag Archives: The 606

CN Sep 28 2017

There’s a traditionally-accepted standard that nobody should pay more than 30% of their salary for housing. But more than half of people who rent their housing in Chicago pay more than that. The number of such “cost-burdened” Chicagoans has risen … Continue reading


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The Bloomingdale Trail in 2008

Spent an absolutely charmed day today at the grand opening of the 606. About 7-1/2 years ago, I was asked by WBEZ to do a report on what was just emerging as a big idea- the Bloomingdale Trail. There were … Continue reading

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