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St. John: Open for Business and Planting Family Roots

St. John: Open for Business and Planting Family Roots

Over the last decade, St. John, Indiana has experienced rapid population growth. Located just outside Chicago, it’s become an oasis for urban professionals and their families desiring a small town environment with all the conveniences of a major urban center. People come to St. John and stay…

March 16, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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GUEST COMMENTARY: It can pay to be dumb on 'smart' growth

GUEST COMMENTARY: It can pay to be dumb on 'smart' growth

You might not have heard this good news about the Indiana economy: The state has avoided as a whole the mistakes that result in local housing bubbles. And this, among other reasons, is why Indiana remains a relatively good place to live.

October 29, 2013 12:48 pm

Midwest city officials discuss planning for sustainability

VALPARAISO | Municipal planners, urban designers, landscape architects and city officials gathered Thursday and Friday at Valparaiso University for the GreenTown Conference to discuss ways to go green.

September 28, 2012 6:06 pm

EDITORIAL: Region must unite for stronger economy

Antonio Riley, regional administrator of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, praised Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson and others for being willing to work across geographic boundaries on regional economic development issues. There's a lot of that going around.

September 17, 2012 12:00 am
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Park Plaza is key aspect of Lansing's downtown

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Park Plaza is key aspect of Lansing's downtown

Just recently Kristi DeLaurentiis, director of planning and development for the village of Lansing, authored the column “Building Blocks for the Future” that appeared in The Times. I was one of the attendees at the Sustainable Communities Building Blocks workshop, hosted by Lansing, that she…

June 17, 2012 12:00 am
Gary, East Chicago see downtown plans as urban development elixir

Gary, East Chicago see downtown plans as urban development elixir

The cities of East Chicago and Gary are working to restore key residential and commercial corridors to vibrance after suffering decades of disinvestment.  

January 15, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Gary, East Chicago see downtown plans as development elixir

Gary, East Chicago see downtown plans as development elixir

The cities of East Chicago and Gary are working to restore key residential and commercial corridors to vitality after suffering decades of disinvestment.

January 15, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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USX development may begin in 2012

CHICAGO | Development of the long-vacant U.S. Steel site on Chicago's South Side may finally get under way next year.

January 17, 2011 12:00 am

Where real estate once boomed, half-built eyesores stain landscape

So this is what they mean when they say the economy is a mess.

August 28, 2010 12:00 am
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