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Chicago Department of Planning and Development

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

West Side Railroad Could Become A 606-Style Trail — And Lawndale Residents Want It To Bring Art And More To Area

The city plans to turn a 2-mile stretch of the Altenheim railroad into an elevated trail. Residents can weigh in on the plan Thursday.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

A Black Inventors Museum Or A Health Center? Officials Weigh Proposals For South Shore Development

Both projects pitched for 79th Street would include housing near public transit, plus shops.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Sterling Bay’s 29-Story Fulton Market Apartment Tower Next To Morgan Station Gets Key City Approval

Under the plan, the 350-foot-tall apartment tower will bring 282 residential units and 2,000 square feet of retail to 160 N. Morgan St.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

City Council Approves South Loop Hotel, Apartment Towers With More Than 1,000 Units

The new residences and apartments are planned for 525 S. Wabash and 1400 S. Wabash.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Galleria 89 Development Will Bring 45 Apartments, Dollop Coffee And Business Center To South Chicago

The $23.5 million development is planned for a mostly vacant stretch along the 8800 block of South Commercial Avenue and will include 27 affordable units.

South Chicago, East Side

3 New Towers With More Than 1,000 Housing Units Greenlighted For Wabash In Loop And South Loop

The projects would bring homes and retail to 525 S. Wabash Ave. and 1400 S. Wabash Ave. The Plan Commission signed off on the plans Thursday.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Streetscape Upgrades Coming To 47th Street, Ashland Avenue Corridors In Back Of the Yards

Residents said they hope the upgrades include more pedestrian safety measures and potential bike lanes along Ashland Avenue.

Back of the Yards

Some Lawndale Residents Have Hoped For Their Own Elevated Trail For Years. Now, They Are Helping Create It

City planners will work with neighbors to brainstorm how to ensure the West Side trail has positive economic outcomes similar to that of The 606's Bloomingdale Trail while preventing displacement.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Small Manufacturers Struggling During Pandemic Can Look To Free Workforce Training Program For Help

Small companies in seven TIF districts are eligible to participate.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

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
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