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Weigh In On Future Of Little Village Industrial Corridor At Planning Meetings This Week

The city is holding three meetings to discuss the industrial modernization planning for the Southwest Side neighborhood.

The city will hold three meetings to discuss the industrial modernization planning for the Southwest Side.
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LITTLE VILLAGE — The Chicago Department of Planning and Development is hosting a series of meetings to discuss the future of the industrial corridor in Little Village this week.

The Little Village Industrial Corridor Modernization Planning meetings aim to discuss plans for the industrial corridor.

The three meetings will be held:

  • Wednesday, August 8, 2018 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at Little Village Branch Library, 2311 S. Kedzie Ave.
  • Thursday, August 9, 2018 from  3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. at Toman Branch Library, 2708 S. Pulaski Rd.
  • Thursday, August 9, 2018 from 6:30pm-8:30pm at Josefa Ortiz de Dominguez Elementary School, 3000 S. Lawndale Ave.

In June, the Little Village Environment Justice Organization published guidelines for future planning development in the neighborhood. The guidelines came in response to Chicago Department of Planning & Development’s 2017 action plan regarding land use for Little Village and Pilsen.

In the guidelines, the Little Village Environmental Justice Organization advocated that environmental justice principles be “implemented to ensure the land use decisions do not pose an environmental and safety risks to Little Village.”