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Oakland (Chicago, Illinois)

Oakland (Chicago, Illinois)
A $1.5 billion racially integrated neighborhood called Oakwood Shores would be built on the former site of the Chicago Housing Authority's Ida B. Wells, Madden Park Homes and Clarence Darrow Homes public housing projects. Read more.
A $1.5 billion racially integrated neighborhood called Oakwood Shores would be built on the former site of the Chicago Housing Authority's Ida B. Wells, Madden Park Homes and Clarence Darrow Homes public housing projects. Read more. « Show less

Top Oakland (Chicago, Illinois) Articles

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  • Game roundup: Melky homers twice, Jays rip Red Sox

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: update 4: Adds last game, Pirates-Giants; will stand Game roundup: Melky homers twice, Jays rip Red Sox BOSTON -- Melky Cabrera homered from each side of the plate and drove in five runs, knuckleballer R.A. Dickey baffled...
  • Arts and humanities honorees

    Arts and humanities honorees
    2013 NATIONAL MEDAL OF ARTS •Julia Alvarez, novelist, poet and essayist, Weybridge, Vt. •Brooklyn Academy of Music, presenter, Brooklyn, N.Y. •Joan Harris, arts patron, Chicago •Bill Jones, dancer and choreographer, Valley...
  • Those trapped in worst areas don't realize Chicago's improved safety

    Those trapped in worst areas don't realize Chicago's improved safety
    Living in a city that had 82 shootings over the Fourth of July weekend, Chicagoans could be forgiven for envying the residents of Indianapolis. Imagine living in a place where homicides have been reduced by more than half in the past two decades, where...
  • After walk-off loss, Orioles see familiar face in A's Hammel

    After walk-off loss, Orioles see familiar face in A's Hammel
    As they try to rebound from a 5-4 walk-off loss to the Oakland Athletics at O.co Coliseum, the Orioles will face right-hander Jason Hammel – Baltimore's Opening Day starter in 2013 – for the first time this season. Hammel signed a one-year...
  • The Brothers Book Club

    The Brothers Book Club
    Our club: We are The Brothers Book Club, and we were founded in Los Angeles more than 15 years ago. Members live in Chicago; Los Angeles; Oakland and Palm Springs, Ca.; Washington D.C.; and South Plainfield, N.J. Our meetings: We meet quarterly and...
  • Immigrant children aren't the only ones in crisis

     Immigrant children aren't the only ones in crisis
    It is hard not to wonder what kind of impact $3.7 billion, the amount President Barack Obama has requested to deal with the child immigrant border crisis, might have on the traumatized children of Chicago's South Side. If a humanitarian crisis is, as...
  • Speculation surrounds Carl Crawford as non-waiver trade deadline looms

    The non-waiver trade deadline looms later this month, and you can expect more contenders and bottom feeders will do what the Oakland Athletics and Chicago Cubs have already done. The A’s bulked up; the Cubs dumped salary. Here’s a look at some...
  • Oakland's Yoenis Cespedes wins home run derby

    The 2013 home run derby champion lit up the park again and defended his title. In the derby final, Athletics outfielder Yoenis Cespedes outslugged Reds third baseman Todd Frazier, 9-1, to win the MLB All-Star home run derby at Target Field in...
  • Former Cubs pitcher Jeff Samardzija sells Lakeview condo for $600K

    Former Cubs pitcher Jeff Samardzija sells Lakeview condo for $600K
    Recently traded Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Jeff Samardzija on Friday sold his three-bedroom, 2,500-square-foot condominium unit in the Southport Corridor area of west Lakeview for $600,000. A Valparaiso native who will earn $5.345 million this year,...
  • High-A Frederick features several second-tier trade chips for Orioles

    High-A Frederick features several second-tier trade chips for Orioles
    Last week’s trade between the Chicago Cubs and the Oakland Athletics, which sent pitchers Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel to Oakland for a prospect package that includes top 10 prospect Addison Russell, kicked off the MLB trade season in...
  • All-Stars, left-handed pitchers are Orioles' top trade chips in Double-A Bowie

    All-Stars, left-handed pitchers are Orioles' top trade chips in Double-A Bowie
    Last week’s deal between the Chicago Cubs and Oakland Athletics, which sent pitchers Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel to Oakland for a prospect package that included top 10 prospect Addison Russell, kicked off baseball's trade season in...