Chicago Vocational High School Restoration Could Lead to Renewed Status

Chicago Vocational High School Restoration Could Lead to Renewed Status

Some Chicago Vocational High School alumni say the school they once attended “is in a state of despair.” While enrollment decreases, they are hopeful that establishing the school as an official landmark could save the building, along with the South Side community. Chicago Vocational High School’s Origin The school sits as a grand structure in […]

Chicago’s Clean Energy Plan to Reach 100% Renewable Electricity by 2030

Chicago’s Clean Energy Plan to Reach 100% Renewable Electricity by 2030

The Clean Energy Plan of the Cook County government is set to reach 100% renewable electricity for its 171 county buildings by 2030.   However, the county government cannot hit this target alone. County officials are now on the market for a powerful partner. The county’s current and future on-site solar panel installations, including panels installed […]

Asian Americans’ Rapidly Growing Political Influence

Asian Americans’ Rapidly Growing Political Influence

One of Chicago’s fastest-growing populations is Asian Americans. Despite their number, there is no majority ward in the city, but the upcoming redistricting could soon change the makeup of the Chicago City Council. Advocates in Chinatown are calling for the new ward map to include this segment of the population, which would allow residents to […]