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Amazon plans to build a second headquarters somewhere in North America. Can Chicago woo the tech giant and the estimated 50,000 jobs that would come with it?

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Exactly how much more money can Chicago homeowners expect to pay to fund Chicago teacher pensions?

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Preliminary concept design (Courtesy Barcelona Housing System)

The massive former site of U.S. Steel South Works has a new buyer—and new possibilities.  

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Big changes are coming to the North Branch of the Chicago River. Why some are up in arms over the plan.

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(Steven Kevil / Wikimedia Commons)

Following a highly controversial move in 2013 to close 50 elementary schools, Chicago Public Schools has sought to sell the vacant properties. Find out who is buying the shuttered schools, how much they’re paying, and what the sites could be used for.

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Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle says embattled Cook County Assessor Joe Berrios, a close political ally, has agreed to an outside evaluation of the property tax assessment process.

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In a class-action lawsuit filed this month in Cook County, a suburban family argues that estimates on the real estate website are inaccurate and illegal under Illinois law because they’re not licensed appraisals.

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A. Finkl & Sons Co. (Noah Vaughn / Flickr)

Plans for new office buildings, apartment complexes and hotels along the North Branch of the Chicago River are underway.

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(Ken Lund / Flickr)

What does the future hold for Helmut Jahn’s 16-story Loop office building?

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The cost of a single-family home in Humboldt Park increased by 20.7 percent in the fourth quarter of 2016. (Richie Diesterheft / Flickr)

Data released by the Institute for Housing Studies at DePaul University outline substantial year-over-year gains in the price of single-family homes in Chicago neighborhoods of Humboldt Park and Garfield Park.

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Chicago’s magnificent skyline gets plenty of well-deserved attention, but what about architecture and design in our neighborhoods?

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Tuesday marks day two of the semi-annual Cook County tax sale, where those delinquent on their property taxes have their liens sold to private investors, who can then collect massive interest rates. A push to change the system by some public officials has simply raised more questions.

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Why Cook County property owners who are eight months delinquent in paying taxes are about to owe major fees to private companies.

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The owners of tens of thousands of homes and properties in Cook County who’ve fallen behind on their taxes have only a couple more days to settle their debts – or they could wind up paying a lot more.

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(Stephen M. Scott / Flickr)

Ten years ago, Chicago real estate bottomed out – and it still hasn’t fully recovered. But depending on what buyers are looking for, there are promising neighborhoods and suburbs all around.

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(Jeremy Atherton / Flickr)

Nearly 2,000 renters in Chicago gave the city poor marks for weather, quality of schools and safety, but landed more favorably on public transit and job opportunities, according to a survey conducted by Apartment List.