First Stop: Red Line Shutdown
Red Line Contingency Plan Passes First
The Red Line Project's Josclynn Brandon braved the real test of the Red Line South construction plan -- the first rush-hour commute from 95th Street. Her experience in a nutshell? Smooth sailing.
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