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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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  • CPS students at the Tribune's The Mash: "I want pop quizzes. I want school lunch on a plastic tray."

    CPS students at the Tribune's The Mash: "I want pop quizzes. I want school lunch on a plastic tray."
    The walkout staged by Chicago Public Schools teachers this week had a ripple effect on thousands of children throughout the city. Among them are the high school students who work for The Mash, the Chicago Tribune’s teen publication and journalism...
  • Hadiya Pendleton: 4 years before slaying, girl made anti-gang video

    Hadiya Pendleton: 4 years before slaying,  girl made anti-gang video
    The sixth-grader can barely keep from smiling, self-conscious in front of the camera as she delivers a very serious message. "Hi, my name is Hadiya. This commercial is informational for you and your future children," she begins. "So many children out...
  • 2 charged with murder in Hadiya Pendleton slaying

    2 charged with murder in Hadiya Pendleton slaying
    Two reputed gang members were out for revenge from a previous shooting when they opened fire on a group of students in a South Side park last month, killing 15-year-old Hadiya Pendleton in a heartbreaking case that has brought national attention to...
  • Hadiya Pendleton funeral: Joyous memories, bitter facts about gun violence

     Hadiya Pendleton funeral: Joyous memories, bitter facts about gun violence
    The funeral for Hadiya Pendleton on Saturday was a celebration of her life, just as her parents had wanted. But along with those moments of joyful remembrance, there was bitter awareness of the street violence that took her away. In the front row,...
  • How Cook County lost track of hundreds of convicts

     How Cook County lost track of hundreds of convicts
    The Cook County probation department has lost track of hundreds of convicts and overlooked curfew violations and new crimes committed by offenders, some of whom went on to rape or kill while under the court's watch, a Tribune investigation found. At a...
  • Grassroots group announces it has registered 25,000 new voters

    Grassroots group announces it has registered 25,000 new voters
    A coalition of community organizations fighting for a higher minimum wage and better schools said Tuesday it registered more than 25,000 new voters, mostly in African-American and Latino communities. Although the group says the effort is focused on...
  • Biden, Emanuel, Quinn call for minimum wage hike

    Biden, Emanuel, Quinn call for minimum wage hike
    Vice President Joe Biden, Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Gov. Pat Quinn on Monday afternoon held a behind-closed-doors discussion on raising the minimum wage, appearing briefly afterward for the cameras. Biden’s visit, which included a campaign...
  • The stars move in for Chicago Jazz Festival

    The stars move in for Chicago Jazz Festival
    For jazz lovers, it's the best week of the year: a riot of activity starting Monday, as a lead-up to the Chicago Jazz Festival, which runs Thursday through Aug. 31. From a programming standpoint, the 36th annual Chicago Jazz Festival looks strong,...
  • Blotter: Gang-affiliated graffiti reported in West Chicago

    Blotter: Gang-affiliated graffiti reported in West Chicago
    The following items were taken from West Chicago police reports: A physical and verbal dispute between husband and wife was reported in the 1200 block of Kings Court on Aug. 3. A woman reported her husband destroyed their bedroom in the 1200 block...
  • 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...
  • Mayor Emanuel repays favor to Jennifer Hudson at weight-loss center opening

    Mayor Emanuel repays favor to Jennifer Hudson at weight-loss center opening
    Academy Award winner Jennifer Hudson headlined a campaign fundraiser for Mayor Rahm Emanuel, and today he returned the favor by joining the Chicago singer in opening a South Side Weight Watchers center that bears her name. Emanuel appeared onstage with...