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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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  • President in Chicago for fundraisers

    President in Chicago for fundraisers
    President Barack Obama arrived in Chicago this afternoon and is spending the night at home before a schedule of fundraising events set for Sunday. Air Force One landed at O'Hare a little after 2:15 p.m. and by about 2:35 p.m. the president was being...
  • 3 fatal stabbings in 4 days in Chicago

    Two women and a man were stabbed to death in separate incidents in the last week in Chicago, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. On Tuesday, a 23-year-old woman was stabbed to death in the 4600 block of South Lake Park Avenue in Kenwood,...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Nursing home raids net 8 arrests

    For the second time in five weeks, authorities on Tuesday swept two Chicago-area nursing homes for residents with outstanding arrest warrants, this time identifying 20 people wanted on charges ranging from assault to domestic battery to indecent exposure....
  • 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...
  • Facts: Ayers living room, and launching Obama

     
    Tonight, for about the zillionth time, McCain claimed that Obama launched his political career in ex-radical Bill Ayers' living room. Obama denied it. Here's the best account we've seen of what actually happened, from Chicago Sun-Times reporter Lynn...
  • Barack Obama's Thanksgiving message

     
    by John McCormick As he spends Thanksgiving in Chicago with dozens of friends and family at his Kenwood neighborhood home, President-elect Barack Obama's transition aides released a radio address he has recorded for broadcast on Saturday. In the weekly...
  • Obama: Wheels-up from Chicago

     
    by John McCormick President Barack Obama departed O'Hare International Airport at 10 a.m. CST today, ending his first visit to Chicago as the nation's chief executive. Air Force One took off to the west on a chilly, but sunny President's......
  • Obamas' tax return: $2.66 million

     
    by John McCormick Has the Obama brand peaked? While running for president wasn't putting a pinch on Barack Obama's pocketbook, his total household income dropped to $2.7 million in 2008, down from $4.2 million the previous year. While many Americans......
  • Extension 720 Audio Archives, April 2007

    Gentrification in Chicago is not a new phenomenon; many experts would argue that it is a part of the natual life cycle of urban communities. However, the recent development boom in Chicago has affected many traditionally run-down neighborhoods,...