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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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  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • December 24 - Author Jacqueline Edelberg

    December 24 - Author Jacqueline Edelberg
    Jacqueline Edelberg has been the driving force behind the Nettelhorst School's dramatic turn around. A community organizer, writer, and nationally recognized fine artist, Jacqueline has led workshops for the Community Schools Initiative, Northside Parents...
  • Man Guilty of Having Gun Outside Obama's Home

    (WGN-AM)- The grandson of former Chicago Defender publisher John Sengstacke was convicted of a felony weapons charge today after he was caught with a handgun last fall outside the South Side home of President Barack Obama. Omhari L. Sengstacke, 31, of...