Quiara AlegrÃa Hudes’s story of Washington Heights, Manhattan could have been adapted into a musical about Chicago’s Southwest Side–and in a few small ways, it was.
Dangerous Games: Chicago’s biggest foundations start preparing for the Olympics’ ill effects on the South and West Sides
by Robin Peterson •
In their eagerness to bring the 2016 Summer Olympics to Chicago, four of the city’s largest foundations have created a multimillion-dollar fund to help neighborhoods on the South and West Sides. These areas would likely see the greatest improvements in…