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I, as well as many others, am mystified by the attitude of the proponents for building the OPC within Jackson Park who find it advantageous to advocate for their position by writing venomous, vituperative, denigratory, mean-spirited and unsubstantiated accusations against those who advocate …

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I'm writing to thank all my Hyde Park neighbors who use a rake (instead of a leaf blower) to gather up leaves: those of us trying to enjoy being outdoors, or trying to work, are so grateful to you for sparing us that dentist-drill roar that ruins so many morning walks and interrupts Zoom mee…

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This fall, Illinoisans will have the opportunity to vote yes on the Fair Tax constitutional amendment. The Fair Tax amendment would eliminate the requirement for a single rate “flat tax” and lower tax rates for people with low and moderate incomes. This amendment will also improve the lives …

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I am a resident of Hyde Park, a former student at the University of Chicago, and a member of Sunrise Chicago, a local hub of the national youth-led Sunrise Movement. I am writing in response to your recent article about Illinois State Senator Robert Peters’ calls for criminal justice reform …

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For more than a decade the Coalition for Equitable Community Development (CECD) has been the primary neighborhood voluntary organization advocating for maintaining and expanding an economically, racially and age diverse community through affordable housing options. This task has been made ev…

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If you read the letters in the Herald, you can't help but realize this Obama Presidential Center in the park is a very poor plan from the start. There is simply no reason to plow up our historic, Olmsted-designed park when vacant lots lie all over the neighborhood. 

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I had high hopes, when it was announced that the National Park Service (NPS) would be doing an environmental assessment of the Obama Presidential Center. At last, I thought, some scientific observations, of the impact of the OPC on the Park, would be done. Sadly, this assessment ignores the …

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The most important thing on your ballot this year might not even be on your radar. If you’re like me, you’re hearing about the Presidential race all the time. (Don’t get me wrong: that’s super important. But there is not much doubt that Biden will easily carry Illinois.)

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I noticed with great interest the ironic comments this month of architects Williams and Tsien bemoaning the “supertalls” that have invaded the area around the Frederick Olmsted-designed Central Park in New York.

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Complete coverage of City Council actions is on Pages 6 and 7.