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Austin Quality of Life Plan

Austin Quality of Life Plan
Austin Quality of Life Plan

West Siders Looking Forward To Blues Museum, Laramie Bank Overhaul — But Local Groups Want More Input Moving Forward

Neighborhood leaders said the city's selection process lacked enough input from the community and was too rushed to allow local groups to participate.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Health Center, Child Care, Affordable Homes Planned To Bring ‘Opportunities For Economic Growth’ To West Side

The project aims to build wealth among legacy West Siders and catalyze other community-driven initiatives in Austin.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

New Manufacturing Training Center Brings Opportunities For High-Wage Careers To West Side

"The West Side has a lot of manufacturing companies. And so we're able to recruit people from the West Side, train them on the West Side and put them in jobs on the West Side."

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

West Side Cultural Center Seeking Input To Create Symposium On Structural Racism, Community Building

The symposium will feature panels, artists and musicians examining racial inequity and the work being done by West Siders to address it.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

West Side Projects Win Recognition At Neighborhood Development Awards

The Austin Quality of Life Plan, a blueprint for the neighborhood's future, and the Hatchery Chicago, a food business incubator, won awards.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

$10 Million Aspire Initiative Would Bring State-Of-The-Art Facilities, Buildings And Infrastructure To Austin

The Aspire Initiative is a finalist for the $10 million Chicago Prize that would fund parts of the Austin Quality of Life Plan.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale