Join Chicago Studies for a Data in Dialogue Session with Bike Lane Uprising, a cyclist-led civic tech platform focused on making cycling safer by making it easy to report bike lane obstructions, and finding trends in the data to hold violators accountable and prevent future obstructions.
Data in Dialogue: Bike Lane Uprising | Tuesday, February 1st, 6:00-7:00 PM CDT
A collaboration between students in Chicago Studies "Children and Architecture" class and Claremont Academy 6th graders won a $1.5 million grant from the Office of the Mayor. Mayor Lightfoot’s office reported that work is expected to start late this year or early in 2023.
The Calumet Quarter was launched in 2008 as an effort to bridge theory and practice in environmental studies. It is an experiential learning opportunity for undergraduate students interested in environmental and urban studies in Spring 2022.
Learn to navigate like a Chicagoan
Everyone talks about Chicago's North, West, and South "Sides." But where did this way of talking about the city come from?
Chicago boasts over two hundred unique neighborhoods, each with its own history and character. Get a jumpstart on exploring some of our favorites.
Chicago's grid system can tell you where in the city a place is located using only its address, without even looking it up! Learn the grid's rules and history.
Since the 19th Century, Chicagoans have relied on the "L" -- the city's elevated rapid transit system -- to get around. Ride the rails like a pro with our guide.
Dozens of events about, around, and in Chicago. From Urban Hikes to special lecturers, browse our collection of Fall events.
Chicago-focused classes, Chicago Studies Quarter, and resources for students and faculty
Resources for studying Chicago topics and support for student researchers
Interdisciplinary transcript designation recognizing study of and engagement with Chicago