Tag: chicago

Why so stressed out Chicago?

Trying to get to work each morning in the Chicago area is no easy task. Housing values here are falling. The unemployment rate in Chicago stood at 10.5 percent in July, higher than the national average. And a new report from the Federal Reserve said that the economy in Chicago is actually slowing. It’s all... Read more »

Chicago not only green-building pioneer in the Midwest

For all his flaws, Mayor Daley has done at least one thing right during his long tenure as mayor of Chicago: He’s encouraged developers, whether they’re building in the heart of downtown Chicago or on the far South Side, to build green and environmentally friendly buildings. We have an awful lot of garden rooftops in... Read more »