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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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  • Preserves and parks offering memorial trees and benches — for a price

    Preserves and parks offering memorial trees and benches — for a price
    Nearly every day in the last years of his life, Casimir Paugys drove to Thatcher Woods Forest Preserve in River Forest, sat in his car, read the paper and enjoyed the placid pond and nature center there. He often remarked on his visits when talking to...
  • Obamas in town, and likely atop list

    Obamas in town, and likely atop list
    Though the White House isn't saying, many expect President Barack Obama, the first lady and their two daughters to be guests of honor at Saturday's wedding of Laura Jarrett, the daughter of top White House adviser Valerie Jarrett. On Tuesday, a White...
  • Obama's Chicago neighborhood celebrates with food, song, hope

     Obama's Chicago neighborhood celebrates with food, song, hope
    For many in Chicago's Hyde Park and Kenwood neighborhoods, Wednesday was a day to celebrate. There would be another time to worry about the fragile economy, the loss of jobs and the escalating violence in neighborhoods farther south. Many had stayed...
  • Obama to speak Friday at Hyde Park high school

    Obama to speak Friday at Hyde Park high school
    In addition to speaking at a South Side high school Friday, President Barack Obama is expected to meet privately with 20 young black men there to discuss the challenges of growing up in a rough neighborhood. White House officials asked Principal Antonio...
  • Ruth Horwich, 1920-2014

     Ruth Horwich, 1920-2014
    A fixture in Chicago's art community for more than 55 years, Ruth Horwich championed young artists and donated significant pieces to the Smart Museum at the University of Chicago, the Art Institute of Chicago and the Museum of Contemporary Art. Her most...
  • Michelle Obama to return to Chicago for pair of campaign fundraisers

    Michelle Obama to return to Chicago for pair of campaign fundraisers
    — First lady Michelle Obama will return to Chicago on Tuesday for two campaign fundraisers, one with actress Jane Lynch from television's"Glee." The lunch with the first lady and Lynch, a native of Dolton, will be held at 11 a.m. at Fulton's on the...
  • Obamas attend wedding in Chicago

    Obamas attend wedding in Chicago
    President Barack Obama, his wife, Michelle, and their daughters Malia and Sasha spent their first Saturday in Chicago together in two years attending the wedding of White House senior adviser Valerie Jarrett's daughter. Walking from their home in the...
  • Obama adviser hits South Side shops

    Valerie Jarrett, a senior adviser to President Barack Obama who grew up in Chicago, visited two South Side stores Saturday afternoon as part of a nationwide effort to support small businesses during the holiday shopping season. Jarrett stopped by...
  • Obamas leave Chicago after weekend visit

    Obamas leave Chicago after weekend visit
    With the Willis Tower visible in the distance against a backdrop of clear blue sky, President Barack Obama set off for Mexico on Sunday aboard Air Force One at the conclusion of a weekend spent in his hometown with family and friends. The president...
  • First lady to visit Harper High in West Englewood

    — First lady Michelle Obama, visiting Chicago on Wednesday for a discussion with Mayor Rahm Emanuel and civic leaders on ways to combat youth violence, will stop afterward at Harper High School, whose students have often been casualties in recent...
  • Fundraisers to allow donors to hail the chief and his birthday

    Fundraisers to allow donors to hail  the chief and his birthday
    There's a high price to wish President Barack Obama a belated happy birthday in his Chicago home: $40,000. Obama, who turns 51 on Aug. 4, will be celebrated with three "birthday" fundraisers in Chicago on Aug. 12, including one in his Kenwood home and...