Greater Chatham Initiative
- Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale
- Bronzeville, Near South Side
- Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham
- Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore
- Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park
- Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted
- Lincoln Park, Old Town
- Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park
- Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale
- Pilsen, Little Village, Back of the Yards
- Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park
- Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town
Chicago State Climate Change Lab Aims To Give South Siders The Data Needed To Fight For Environmental Justice
Researchers will study climate change's immediate impacts — like this summer's flash floods and smoky air — and long-term trends using new technology at Chicago State University.
South Side Delivery Platform Soul Delivered Launches, ‘Bringing Money Back To The Community’
The Greater Chatham Initiative debuted the delivery service Tuesday. It will cut out third-party platforms to hire locally and help Black business owners earn a profit.
‘Food Truck Saturdays’ Will Bring Music, Good Eats To Chatham’s Mahalia Jackson Court This Month
Neighbors can dine on barbecue from I-94 Ribs, shrimp baskets from Haire's Gulf Shrimp and more every Saturday. The Mahalia Jackson Court opened with much fanfare in September.
Mahalia Jackson Court, A Pop-Up Plaza With Restaurants, Art And Play Space, Opens In Chatham
The court dedicated to the South Side gospel singer will have daily food trucks, live music and art from local artists. It is the first step to creating the Mahalia Jackson Cultural District along 79th Street, organizers said.
A Community Art Space In Chatham Gives Local Creators A Space To Build, Showcase And Collaborate
Artists On The 9, a co-working art space and gallery, is part of what organizers hope will be an entire arts district along 79th Street.
Mahalia Jackson Court, A Public Plaza With Pop-Up Businesses And Play Areas For Kids, Is Coming To Chatham This Summer
The public plaza named for the legendary gospel singer and Chatham resident will be at 79th and State, "one of the welcome intersections to Chatham," an organizer said.
Chatham Neighborhood Leader Says Boombox Storefronts An ‘Epic Fail,’ But Business Owners Disagree
Ald. Roderick Sawyer also believes the shipping-container-turned-pop-up-store has run its course. "I'm not anti-Boombox, but it's time to move on."