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August 12, 2014Cities, suburbs trade and blend design features
Stereotypes no longer hold for either
January 28, 2014Student-organized symposium highlights urban planning
Event, open to all, considers reverse migration from suburbs to city
January 29, 2013Robert Bruegmann spreads the word on sprawl
When Robert Bruegmann came out with his groundbreaking book in 2005, he was like Gordon Gekko declaring “Greed is good!”
June 25, 2012Suburban Corruption Study Calls for Inspector General Post
The city of Chicago is well known for acts of public corruption, but the metropolitan area’s suburban communities are not immune to unethical practices and would benefit from a new inspector general’s office, according to a new report by researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
February 20, 2012New Book Compares Chicago Suburbs’ Fiscal Management
Using 264 economically and socially diverse Chicago suburbs as a laboratory, University of Illinois at Chicago researcher Rebecca Hendrick has analyzed how well local governments deliver services despite recession, political conflict and loss of corporate taxpayers.