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Bridgeport Chicago

Rachel Weber Quoted In South Side Weekly

South Side Weekly quotes Rachel Weber, UIC professor of urban planning and policy, and Kate Lowe, UIC assistant professor of urban planning and policy, in a story examining an empty city lot in…

Crain's Chicago

UPP's Tom Smith Quoted In Crain's

Crain’s Chicago Business quotes Tom Smith, Adjunct Lecturer in UPP, in a story on the power aldermen wield over their ward’s zoning approvals and changes. “We have a lot of irrational downzonings. They’re just reactive,”…

Amanda Kass

Amanda Kass Featured On WTTW's Chicago Tonight

Amanda Kass, Associate Director of the GFRC and PhD candidate in UPP, was featured in WTTW’s Chicago Tonight segment as well as in NPR Illinois‘ State Week. In both segments, Kass discussed Governor Pritzker’s budget plan…

Voorhees Center Income Findings

Janet Smith Talks To WBEZ About Voorhees Center Findings

A WBEZ report on Chicago’s shrinking middle class features maps and research from Nathalie P. Voorhees Center for Neighborhood and Community Improvement, along with comments from Janet Smith, UIC professor of urban planning and…

Lincoln Yards Plan

Rachel Weber Quoted In WBEZ Story On Lincoln Yards

Rachel Weber, UIC professor of urban planning and policy, is quoted in a WBEZ (91.5 FM) story on the possible approval of developer Sterling Bay’s Lincoln Yards project and the contracts to minority…