Leon Walker, managing partner of DL3 Realty, greets the audience at the grand opening of the Woodlawn Jewel on March 7, 2019.Jamie Nesbitt Golden/Block Club Chicago

Developer Behind Woodlawn’s Jewel-Osco Gets $3 Million Loan To Continue ‘Social Investments’ In South Side’s Rising Neighborhoods

Leon Walker, managing partner of DL3 Realty, says he wants his projects to have an impact "beyond their four walls" and meet the needs of Chicago's underserved communities.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore Primary category in which blog post is published
Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town Primary category in which blog post is published

After Several Weeks Of Waiting, Innertown Pub Is Finally Opening Its Outdoor Beer Garden

At the request of Ald. Brian Hopkins (2nd), neighborhood leaders met Saturday and voted to not oppose the bar's permit.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale Primary category in which blog post is published

West Side Church Offering $100 Per Gun At Turn-In Event Saturday

The no-questions-asked gun dropoff is an effort to reduce gun violence on the West Side.

Englewood, Chatham Primary category in which blog post is published

Auburn Gresham Project Wins $10 Million Prize From Charitable Foundation

The Pritzker Traubert Foundation’s Chicago Prize will help bring a $50 million campus with a health center, urban farm and affordable housing to life.