Chicago zoning is a mess that we need a plan to fix
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Shops line busy North Clark Street, one of the main drags in Andersonville, where downzoning is common. | Sun-Times files

We haven’t produced a comprehensive land-use plan since 1966. Without one, Chicago will not grow, City at the Crossroads columnist Ed Zotti writes. Mayor Lori Lightfoot, looking to boost Chicago’s economic growth, rightly laments that the city hasn’t produced a comprehensive land-use plan since 1966.

The closest thing the city has to a land-use plan — its zoning map — is...

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