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South Loop

South Loop
Once the 19th Century hub of Chicago's printing and publishing industry, the South Loop has been transformed in the last 20 years into one of Chicago's most progressive neighborhoods. Read more about Chicago's South Loop

Developers and new residents are descending on a strip once noted for auto dealers and manufacturers. Read more about Motor Row
Once the 19th Century hub of Chicago's printing and publishing industry, the South Loop has been transformed in the last 20 years into one of Chicago's most progressive neighborhoods. Read more about Chicago's South Loop

Developers and new residents are descending on a strip once noted for auto dealers and manufacturers. Read more about Motor Row
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Top South Loop Articles

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  • Runners self-defense workshop

    Runners self-defense workshop
    Thousands of people use the lakefront path to walk, bike and run. While many trail users along the lakefront feel safe, crime does happen near the path. Two-time Olympic long-distance runner and Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt Todd Williams knows that...
  • Wedding venue quiz: What's your aisle style?

    Wedding venue quiz: What's your aisle style?
    Location, location, location: The old adage doesn't just apply to real estate holdings. When you're choosing the venue for your wedding, the setting establishes the tone for the whole shebang. Take our quiz and find out which up-and-coming venues fit...
  • Shopping guide: More stores worth a trip

    Shopping guide: More stores worth a trip
    Haberdash 607 N. State St. 312-624-8551; 150 W. Roosevelt Road 312-357-5134 Two locations--one in River North and another in the South Loop--of this gentlemen's shop has everything you need to suit up, from impeccably tailored blazers and pants to...
  • Review: 'High Rise Stories' edited by Audrey Petty

    Review: 'High Rise Stories' edited by Audrey Petty
    Chicago has a history of obliterating its history. Significant buildings fall to the wrecking ball for parking lots, and entire swaths of the cityscape are bulldozed by economic forces like deindustrialization and gentrification, and political movements...
  • 'Divergent' trailer features post-apocalyptic Chicago

    'Divergent' trailer features post-apocalyptic Chicago
    If you were expecting the “Divergent” trailer to be a commercial for Chicago tourism, you’re probably going to be disappointed. The two and a half minute video released today is light on recognizable Chicago landmarks, other than the...
  • 'Divergent' stars to attend film's red carpet premiere in Chicago

    'Divergent' stars to attend film's red carpet premiere in Chicago
    Get ready to welcome the stars of “Divergent” back to Chicago. Shailene Woodley, Theo James and Ansel Elgort are scheduled to attend the Chicago red carpet premiere of “Divergent” March 4 at Showplace Icon movie theater in the...
  • 'Hardcore Pawn: Chicago' producers film pilot about Lincoln Park restaurant

    'Hardcore Pawn: Chicago' producers film pilot about Lincoln Park restaurant
    The producers of Tru TV's “Hardcore Pawn: Chicago” are hoping to turn pro wrestler and restaurant owner Lisa Marie Varon’s unusual career path into a reality TV show. The series would revolve around Varon and her Lincoln Park...
  • South Loop's neighborly atmosphere attracts couple

    South Loop's neighborly atmosphere attracts couple
    Although they were renters from Chicago's River North neighborhood, Bethany and Alden Van Solkema had not spent much time in the South Loop before they shopped for condos there. Now they are sold on the historic area's neighborly atmosphere. "Here,...
  • Chicago police: Crime down 16 percent, homicides down 18 percent

    Chicago police: Crime down 16 percent, homicides down 18 percent
    Homicides dropped 18 percent in Chicago last year and crime overall was down 16 percent, according to statistics released by the police department this morning. The decline in homicides was a more modest 5 percent when compared with 2011. The...
  • Chicago Overnight Report

    Chicago Overnight Report
    A wrap-up of news from the Tribune's breaking news desk. • A person is in custody in Wisconsin after a woman was found dead in the trunk of a car near the Greyhound station in the South Loop, officials said. Read more • Three people were...
  • South Loop Brewing Company launches fundraising campaign

    South Loop Brewing Company launches fundraising campaign
    OK, craft beer lovers of Chicago: It's time to put your money where your mouth is. South Loop Brewing Company, a fledgling brewery that hopes to one day open a South Loop brewpub, has launched an Indiegogo fundraising campaign to get its first batch...