First Stop: Red Line Shutdown
Storify: Red Line South Branch Shutdown: The First 48
The Red Line Project's Ali Trumbull is chronicling on Storify the first two days of the Red Line South Branch shutdown. We'll be adding stories, photos, video and other coverage in the coming days. Also follow our live coverage on Twitter.
- Preview: The Thin Red Line
Graphic: Part of the Red Line South Branch.
Second Stop: DePaul Arena
DePaul Arena Part of South Loop
Neighborhood's Economic Expansion
Mayor Emanuel introduced DePaul's new $300 million, 10,000-seat basketball arena and McCormick Place hotel complex at a Thursday press conference. He also said another area college team has expressed interest in playing in the arena.
- Video: Press conference highlights | Archive
Visuals: Infographic | Map, arena renderings
- Social media: Arena announcement, reaction
Photo: Mayor Emanuel announces the
new arena. (Photo/Will Wilson)
Third Stop: Monroe
Trumbull Officials Make Emotional Plea
Teachers and administrators made their case to keep the Andersonville school open during a hearing April 26 at CPS headquarters. The school board is expected to vote on closings on May 22.
- Trumbull: Teachers protest closing | Announcement
- Protests: Thousands protest | Students demonstrate
Multimedia: Audio slideshow | Map: Closings by ward
Photo: Trumbull's James Morgan makes
a point at the hearing. (Photo/Joe