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Stop smoking or move, says Habitat Co.

A view of Kingsbury Plaza, located at Grand and State, in 2008. (Charles Osgood/Chicago Tribune)

Tenants at Kingsbury Plaza, an apartment building in River North, had a New Year’s resolution made for them by the management firm The Habitat Co. this year: Quit smoking.

The alternative: Move.

Kingsbury notified residents late last year that as of Jan. 1, it would begin a year-long transition to becoming a smoke-free building, meaning that smokers have 2011 to either kick the habit or find someplace else to live. Get the full story »