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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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  • 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...
  • Small fire in South Loop building put out

    Small fire in South Loop building put out
    Firefighters quickly extinguished a small blaze at a South Loop building this afternoon, fire officials said. Five ambulances were sent to the scene of the fire, 1935 S. Wabash Ave., at 1:07 p.m., as part of a routine response for a high-rise building...
  • Heat's on in record-setting Shamrock Shuffle

    Heat's on in record-setting Shamrock Shuffle
    Thousands of flushed-faced runners — some glistening, others dripping with sweat — took to the downtown streets on the warmest day the Chicago area has seen this year. The spring-like temperatures and beaming sun on Sunday drew out a...
  • Welcome to the 28th annual Printers Row Lit Fest

    We're delighted to welcome everyone to the 28th edition ofthe Chicago Tribune'sPrinters Row Lit Fest, the largest annual gathering of book lovers between the coasts. Appropriately, the historic Printers Row neighborhood in the South Loop is again the...
  • Condo security: Common elements, common risks in high-rises

    Condo security: Common elements, common risks in high-rises
    Sarah Malouf lost her wallet to a thief on a train a few years ago, but aside from that incident, the Chicago-area native has lived a life blessedly free from crime. She isn't taking any chances, though. When she purchased a two-bedroom two-bath...
  • Meeting on new city schools' plans turns boisterous

    Hoping to learn more about new charter school proposals in Chicago, several hundred parents, teachers and activists crowded into a South Side community center this morning for a contentious, sometimes theatrical, meeting about education in the city. The...
  • Suburban cop peacefully ends standoff in South Loop

    An off-duty suburban police officer peacefully ended his standoff with Chicago officers this afternoon after refusing to get out of his vehicle in the city's South Loop, authorities said. The officer from southwest suburban Plainfield was distraught...
  • Chicago prepares to host Chinese leader

    Chicago prepares to host Chinese leader
    As Chinese President Hu Jintao arrived to Washington today, Chicago is preparing to play host to the visiting head of state during the last leg of his American trip on Thursday and Friday. Several hundred Chinese Americans will gather outside the...
  • Printers Row writes a new chapter

    Printers Row writes a new chapter
    Once a hub of printing and publishing businesses, Printers Row in the South Loop has evolved into a vibrant residential haven while maintaining a link to its industrial past. Sturdy structures that housed printing presses and recently constructed...
  • A list of jurors chosen for the Hudson family murder trial

    Fourteen jurors were picked Monday for the William Balfour trial. The judge has kept their identities secret until after their verdict. In all, 18 jurors – including six alternates -- will be selected. Here is what was learned about the seven men...
  • Here come the Kardashians, Jenny McCarthy hosting autism benefit at Rockit, The Fray dines at Nellcote

    Here come the Kardashians, Jenny McCarthy hosting autism benefit at Rockit, The Fray dines at Nellcote
    Kim Kardashian’s last public appearance in the Chicago area — a highly anticipated promotional appearance at the Michael Hill Jeweller store in Water Tower Place mall in 2010 — started two hours late and lasted only 20 minutes. Will...