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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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  • 'Divergent' stars talk Rahm Emanuel, Blackhawks and riding the 'L'

    'Divergent' stars talk Rahm Emanuel, Blackhawks and riding the 'L'
    Shailene Woodley is known for her “alternative” lifestyle, which she said is based on indigenous cultures. The aspiring herbalist — who plays the rebellious protagonist, Tris, in the post-apocalyptic film “Divergent,” which...
  • 'Divergent' stars weigh in on Chicago visit

    'Divergent' stars weigh in on Chicago visit
    Shailene Woodley is known for her "alternative" lifestyle: The aspiring herbalist — who plays the rebellious protagonist, Tris, in "Divergent" — has said during interviews that she makes her own medicine and cheese and collects mountain spring...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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 Overnight Report

    Chicago Overnight Report
    A wrap-up of news from the Tribune's breaking news desk. • A Northwest Side woman is accused of hurling her boyfriend's four newborn puppies into a pond and drowning them. Francis Blake, 45, of the 3500 block of North Narragansett Avenue, was...
  • 2 dead in shootings in South Loop, Lawndale

    2 dead in shootings in South Loop, Lawndale
    A man was shot to death in the South Loop and another man was killed in Lawndale in attacks across Chicago that also wounded five other people, including a 16-year-old boy. Andre Bunton, 37, was shot around 11:25 p.m. Thursday as he sat in a parked...
  • Ousted Metra chief gives new details on patronage allegations

    Ousted Metra chief gives new details on patronage allegations
    Former Metra CEO Alex Clifford offered an insider's look at Illinois' culture of political back-scratching yesterday as he provided the most detailed accounting yet of patronage allegations that he says led to his departure from the commuter rail agency....
  • Police find woman's body in Chicago River

    Police find woman's body in Chicago River
    Chicago Police searching the South Branch of the Chicago River near the South Loop this evening after a woman was spotted jumping into the water found a woman's body. A Fire Department diver had to avoid dangerous debris while searching for the woman,...
  • 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...
  • Standoff in South Loop rail yard ends peacefully

    Standoff in South Loop rail yard ends peacefully
    A standoff involving a man with a rifle and a large knife that started late this morning at a South Loop rail yard ended peacefully a little after 1 p.m. Police were called to the scene of the standoff south of Roosevelt Road at Lumber Street, west of...