Gun Violence

Storify of weekend shootings, homicides. (Photo/Alex Wroblewski)


Data visualizations and infographics about Chicago news. (Photo/Wikimedia Commons)

Chicago Sidewalks

Tumblr blog documents poor conditions.

The Red Line Project: Read more about the site.

CTA Crime Maps: Search maps of various crimes near CTA lines and stations.
Chicago Marathon 2013: Full coverage of the 2013 race. (Photo/Brianna Kelly)
Chicago Stumbler: The Tumblr blog features some of the city's worst sidewalks. Story
Thompson Center Art Photo

First Stop: Lake

When Chicago's Public Art Isn't ... Public

The Thompson Center features many pieces of public art, including paintings and sculptures. But there's some public art you can't see. What do the artists think? Related:

Photo: This piece in the Thompson Center is public. But there are many pieces on floors that the public can't access. (Photo/Alexandra Oswald)

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Chicago Shootings Photo

Second Stop: Chicago Violence

Storify: Weekend Shootings and Homicides in Chicago

Track weekend gun violence on this social media curation page, which is part of a yearlong look at shootings in the city. Related:

Photo: Police section off a crime scene. (Photo/Alex Wroblewski)

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Tomato Plants Photo

Third Stop: Food Security

Chicago's Urban Agriculture Expanding

In 2011, The Red Line Project examined issues with food security in Chicago. Three years later, we revisit the issues with new angles.

Photo: Researchers found 4,648 agricultural sites in the city in 2013. (Photo/Julia Jakubow)

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