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Some Auburn Gresham Residents Say They Don’t Want City-Backed Affordable Housing On 79th Street

Residents called for more commercial-focused development and better communication from city officials.

Englewood, Chatham

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

South Chicago’s Long-Planned Affordable Housing, Retail Development On 92nd Street Set To Open In 2 Years

Two projects on 92nd Street, one of which has been in the works for more than a decade, will bring 78 units of affordable housing with space for a grocery store alongside a Calumet River garden and play space.

South Chicago, East Side

Healthy Living Hub Is Centerpiece Of Big Plans For Auburn Gresham: ‘In 5 To 10 Years … You’ll See The Vibrancy’

The hub is one part of a plan that won the $10 million Chicago Prize from the Pritzker Traubert Foundation in early August.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

City Asks Developers For Plans To Expand Englewood Square And 79th Street Corridor

A landmarked firehouse at 6204 S. Green St. is part of the area the city wants to redevelop.

Englewood, Chatham

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.

Englewood, Chatham

Who Will Win? $10 Million ‘Chicago Prize’ To Be Awarded To A Community-Led Project Thursday

Six South and West Side neighborhood coalitions are vying for the prize, which will fund one group's plans to create housing, jobs programs, health centers and more critical resources for underserved communities.

South Chicago, East Side

These 6 Projects Would Help Revitalize North Lawndale If $10 Million Chicago Prize Is Awarded, Organizers Say

The "Advancing North Lawndale Together" project held a community meeting to share updates and get feedback.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

$10 Million Chicago Prize Would Help ‘Forgotten Community’ Of South Chicago Rise Again

The area, which saw a 27 percent population drop after the South Works steel mill closed, would get new parks, housing and more if awarded the coveted prize.

South Chicago, East Side

6 North Lawndale Projects Selected As Finalists For $10 Million Chicago Prize

Renovating the Lazarus Apartments and building a transitional housing center for at-risk youth are part of the plan.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale