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U.S. urban park makeovers - boon and bane for residents

Lucy Gomez-Feliciano owns a house one block from the 606 and says her Logan Square Neighborhood Association is frustrated by what is seen as the unwillingness of the city and Trust for Public Land to make affordable housing safeguards part of the project.

Bloomingdale Trail - Video from Mayor's Office

Talking is over - Building will begin!  

Summer institutes get teachers into neighborhoods

Chicago Public Schools organized three week-long teacher immersion institutes over the summer to help teachers connect with the communities where they teach.  Logan Square teachers were paired with students from Logan Square Neighborhood Association (LSNA) for a neighborhood bus tour. “We think the immersion institute is a needed activity,” [Joanna] Brown says. “Teachers need to know the communities in which they teach -- know and respect the people, the culture, and the day-to-day experiences."