Ruth Hernandez and her family were forced to leave their home at the center of their lives for 34 years.Mauricio Pena/Block Club Chicago

Invisible Evictions: As Developers Flock To Logan Square And Pilsen, Renters Quietly Forced Out

They didn't miss a rent payment or break the rules, but families in rapidly gentrifying neighborhoods are getting the boot as landlords look to cash in — with little notice or recourse.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale Primary category in which blog post is published
Englewood, Chatham Primary category in which blog post is published

New Podcast Aims To Show The Beauty Of Those Who Live And Work In Englewood

Working out of a makeshift studio in Moran Park field house, Sylvia Joy Smith is amplifying the voices of Englewood neighbors normally excluded from the conversation.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park Primary category in which blog post is published

Uptown Retail Strip Could Be Redeveloped Into 5-Story Residential Building

The development would bring 56 residential units to Clark Street south of Wilson Avenue.

Bronzeville, Near South Side Primary category in which blog post is published

TEDxGrandBoulevard Wants To Change Your Perception Of The South Side

A dynamic speaker series is coming to the DuSable Museum next month, including author Lee Bey.

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