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Kenwood

Kenwood
Nestled between 43rd and 51st Streets from Lake Shore Drive to Cottage Grove Avenue, Kenwood is known for its collection of mansions from the 19th and 20th Century and boasts some of the most architecturally significant and historical homes in Chicago. Read more about the Kenwood area of Chicago.
Nestled between 43rd and 51st Streets from Lake Shore Drive to Cottage Grove Avenue, Kenwood is known for its collection of mansions from the 19th and 20th Century and boasts some of the most architecturally significant and historical homes in Chicago. Read more about the Kenwood area of Chicago. « Show less

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  • Retail rehab gets started on Cottage Grove

    Retail rehab gets started on Cottage Grove
    It was the heart of Chicago's "Black Metropolis," a commercial swath of black-owned businesses that thrived on the South Side between World War I and World War II. To some, Cottage Grove Avenue's mix of black insurance brokers, butchers and shop owners...
  • The Leopold and Loeb case

    The Leopold and Loeb case
    Bobby Franks, 14, was heading home for supper in the South Side neighborhood of Kenwood. But only a block and a half away from his dinner table, little Bobby simply disappeared. The boy had vanished into a car rented under a phony name by two...
  • Security to keep Obama from favorite barbershop

    As Chicago locales with ties to Barack Obama rapidly become tourist attractions, the president-elect has lost access to one of his regular haunts: his favorite South Side barbershop. Until Tuesday afternoon, Obama usually got his hair cut at the Hyde...
  • Barack Obama, our next president

    Barack Obama won the presidency Tuesday, the first African-American to claim the highest office in the land, an improbable candidate fulfilling a once-impossible dream. A nation that in living memory struggled violently over racial equality will have...
  • Homes for Sale: Kenwood, Chicago

    Homes for Sale: Kenwood, Chicago
  • Kenwood: Where past meets present

    Kenwood: Where  past meets present
    Tropical birds chirping. Children playing baseball and soccer in Kenwood Community Park. Students rushing off to Kenwood Academy High School. Such are the sights and sounds on a recent stroll through the Kenwood neighborhood on Chicago's South Side....
  • Obama's kind of town

    Not everyone can make it to Washington for the inauguration, but can we find another way to pass a winter weekend and still feel some of that presidential pizazz? Yes we can. And Chicago is just the place to do it. As President-elect Barack Obama...
  • Obama and Daley political allies now, but they're hardly cronies

    Obama and Daley political allies now, but they're hardly cronies
    Barack Obama won election to the Illinois Senate in 1996 with no help from Richard Daley. The Chicago mayor offered no assistance to Obama in 2000 when he ran unsuccessfully for Congress. Most of Daley's friends, family and associates backed a different...
  • Meet the modern rowhouse

    Meet the modern rowhouse
    First-time buyers David and Jennifer Waxberg considered a single-family house. After shopping different new-home developments and various housing styles, though, they bought a rowhouse at The Plaza on New York in Aurora for three reasons, says David....
  • Girls sectional track results

    Girls track and field SECTIONAL RESULTS Click here for statewide results. CLASS 3A SECTIONALS Click here for results from Fenwick. Teams: Morton, Clemente, De La Salle, Dunbar, Hyde Park, Kelly, Lane, Lincoln Park, Mather, Northside, Prosser,...
  • Documents Show City Has Spent $2.2 Million Protecting Obama's Home

    (WGN-AM)- The Chicago Police Department has spent at least $2.2 million to secure President Barack Obama's Kenwood residence since he was elected in November, according to documents released Monday by the city. The department will be reimbursed by the...