Juan-Pablo Velez is a freelance data journalist, formerly of the Chicago News Cooperative.
The Geography of Hunger (MAP)
Interactive map of food insecurity in Chicago neighborhoods.
Breaking Down Chicago's TIF District Spending (GRAPHICS)
Maps and graphics dissecting Chicago's TIF districts.
Shared Workspace Back to Future
Hidden in a workaday warehouse Chicago's North Side, a community of tinkerers has sprouted around a dying art: making stuff with your hands.
In Tough Times, Fire Department Untouched (GRAPHICS)
Meet the New Top Cop
Payday Loan Bill Closes Expensive Loophole
Tests Raise Questions About Longer School Day (GRAPHICS)
What Struggling Stretch of City Wants in a Top Cop (GRAPHICS)