After a long period of disinvestment and decline, Chicago’s first regional library is returning to prominence.
Approaching six decades of existence, one of the strangest places in the Midwest continues to defy easy description.
In some Rust Belt communities, broadband access is provided by the municipal government.
How members of one neighborhood are addressing the effects of climate change on their community.
The current system is bulky, inequitable, and bad for the environment. Can small-scale cooperatives save it?
They were built to demonstrate the promise of home technology for the World's Fair. What happened to them?
For decades, Mike Kirwan was the loudest advocate for a proposed canal from the Ohio River to Lake Erie. But he couldn't close the deal.
In the last fifty years, loss of coal industry and frequent flooding have driven people out of Sharpsburg, Ohio. But not everyone is ready to leave.
Decades beyond its intended lifespan, the river’s shipping infrastructure faces an uncertain future.
In Detroit, changes to a historic market raise questions around equity and development.
Photos of key sites and commemorative events on the 100th anniversary of Eugene Williams's murder.
What the closing of the city's only daily paper means for people in the community.