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Chicago Department of Planning and Development

Chicago Department of Planning and Development
Chicago Department of Planning and Development

City Council Backs Plan To Turn West Side Bank Building Into Latino Heritage Center, Affordable Housing

The redevelopment of Pioneer Trust & Savings Bank, which has sat vacant for 13 years, would "preserve our cultural identity in that area and repel any symbols of gentrification," the alderman said.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

City Plan To Turn West Side Bank Building Into Affordable Housing And A Latino Heritage Center Moves Forward

The project would involve the Pioneer Trust & Savings Bank building and surrounding lots near North Avenue and Pulaski Road.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Pop Courts Community Plaza Opens On West Side To Jump-Start Soul City Corridor Businesses

The plaza is a reminder people in Austin "deserve everything everyone else has in all these other communities. There's no reason we can't have this."

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Here’s How To Weigh In On Plans For Bronzeville’s 47th Street Corridor

Three projects are proposed for the 449-51 E. 47th St. Neighbors can watch pitch videos and fill out a scorecard to give their input.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

47-Story West Loop Apartment Tower, 7-Story Office Building Approved By City Council

A major developer wants to build a 47-story tower right next to the Kennedy Expressway.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

Teams Competing To Revitalize Bronzeville’s 47th Street Corridor Unveil Grand Plans To Neighbors

The teams are trying to win city dollars to redevelop the property around 449-51 E. 47th St. The winning proposal will be announced later this spring.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

The Future Of Historic Bronzeville: Developers Unveil Plans To Bring Restaurants, Retail And Housing To 47th Street

Three Black-led development teams will pitch their proposals to the public Tuesday.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

City Commission Approves $97 Million Sale Of Former Michael Reese Campus, Clearing Hurdle For ‘Bronzeville Lakefront’

The massive project to bring thousands of homes, plus retail, park and research space, still needs City Council approval. Some construction could start as early as this fall.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

City Accepting Proposals To Redevelop Land Into Housing And Commercial Space On South Shore, South Chicago Border

The city is seeking proposals to build a transit-oriented residential building and improve the commercial corridor, as about half of the storefronts along 79th Street are vacant.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Cubs Baseball Academy Doesn’t Make The Cut To Redevelop Silver Shovel Dumps. Here Are The Finalists

Four plans to overhaul the Silver Shovel dumps are moving to the next phase of city and community review.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

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

A West Side Landmark Will Be Redeveloped Into A Museum, Cafe And Business Incubator

The city chose the project to give new life to Austin's Laramie State Bank as part of the INVEST South/West initiative. Plans also call for housing to be built nearby.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Here’s How West Side Residents Can Help Decide What The Old Silver Shovel Dumps Will Become

Six development groups pitched plans for the site Tuesday and Wednesday. The city will now evaluate the proposals, taking into account resident feedback.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

As Deadline Nears For Winning Englewood Square Proposal, Residents Want More Transparency From City Leaders

While some are excited about developments planned for West Englewood, they fear they'll be left out of the more important decisions.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

90-Year-Old West Side Church Moves Closer To Landmark Status: ‘North Lawndale Is Not A Wasteland; It Is A Promised Land’

Pentecostal Church of Holiness moved into what was originally a Catholic parish serving a mostly Czech population and today serves a hub for the surrounding community.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

City Funding Available For South Side Business Owners Looking To Make Repairs, Renovations

Small Business Improvement Fund grants of up to $250,000 are available for businesses and industrial facilities in need of façade repairs, interior renovations, accessibility improvements, roofing and more.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

A New Housing Complex Could Be Coming To Auburn Gresham. Here’s How To Weigh In With Feedback

The $20 million development, part of the city's INVEST South/West program, would bring 56 units of affordable housing to 79th Street.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

Are You A West Side Business Owner Who Wants To Upgrade Your Building? A City Grant Can Help You Remodel

The city's Small Business Improvement Fund provides grants businesses can use to pay for building repairs, interior renovations and other construction projects. Businesses in several West Side taxing districts can apply.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Cedar Street Bringing 180 Apartments To Uptown Corner, Second Part Of Massive Broadway Building Project

Cedar Street received initial approval for a two-building, 180 unit development at Broadway and Winona that will complement its 342-unit complex across the street.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Misericordia’s West Ridge Housing Expansion, At Center Of Preservation Fight, Lands Initial City Approval

To expand its housing campus, Misericordia demolished a historically significant former tennis club.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park
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