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INVEST South/West

INVEST South/West
INVEST South/West

West Humboldt Park Residents Consider Competing Proposals For Pioneer Bank Site

Residents can fill out a survey on two proposals that include space for Latino cultural hubs and affordable housing.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

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

Bronzeville’s Legacy District A ‘Wealth-Building Opportunity’ For First-Time Homeowners, Developers Say

The $19.2 million project at 47th Street and Vincennes Avenue could be completed as soon as 2023.

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

Tech Center, Affordable Housing And Grocery Store Will Be Developed On West Side’s Ogden Corridor

The Lawndale Redefined project was selected to redevelop a vacant patch of land along the Ogden Avenue business district on the West Side.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

West Side Job Training Campus Will Help Formerly Incarcerated People ‘To Do More, To Be More, To Soar’

The headquarters for the North Lawndale Employment Network will improve the nonprofit's ability to serve jobseekers, especially those who have barriers to getting a job.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

The Legacy District Will Bring Housing, Retail And A Rooftop Garden To Bronzeville’s 47th Street

The $19.2 million project will turn .6 acres of vacant land at 47th Street and Vincennes Avenue into a six-story building, according to the city. It's being funded through the city's Invest South/West initiative.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Large Developments Will Bring $200 Million In Investments To South, West Sides

The projects will create 215 residential units and 40,000 square feet of retail space. Groundbreakings could begin this spring.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

On The West Side, New Youth Hub Will Offer Space To Learn, Create And Grow: ‘Without Opportunity, A Community Can Lose Hope’

BUILD Chicago's new facility will have tech space, a commercial kitchen and café, an athletic facility with a basketball gym and a walking track for neighborhood seniors.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

A West Side Railroad Could Become An Elevated Trail Like The 606. Here’s How To Weigh In

The proposed greenway would be just north of Roosevelt Road between Kostner and California avenues, linking on one side to the Silver Shovel site that will soon be redeveloped.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Controversial Affordable Housing Project In Auburn Gresham Will Be Redesigned — But Neighbors Still Want A Grocery Store Instead

Rather than building one affordable housing complex in Auburn Gresham, developers and city officials have proposed adding two.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

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

If Auburn Gresham Residents Don’t Want Affordable Housing Development, They Could End Up With Nothing, Officials Say

Auburn Gresham residents were told an affordable housing complex is the only option for their neighborhood — even though they want necessities like a grocery store.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

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

Auburn Gresham Neighbors Push Back On Affordable Housing Proposal, Say They Want Businesses First

Neighbors spoke out against Auburn Gardens, a $20 million retail and residential space slated to be built on vacant land at 838-58 W. 79th St.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

Should North Lawndale Lots Become Cosmetology School, Business Incubator, Food Hall Or Hotel? West Siders Can Help Decide

Six developers are competing to build on vacant land along Ogden Avenue as part of the Invest South/West initiative. Here's what's on the table.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Vacant West Side Lot Could Become A Hotel, Cosmetology School, Business Incubator Or Food Hall

Residents will soon be able to give feedback on the plans for 3400 W. Ogden Ave. as part of the city-led INVEST South/West program.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

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

As Auburn Gresham Residents Push Back On City-Backed Affordable Housing, Lightfoot And Other Leaders Plead Their Case

The $20 million affordable housing complex is part of the city's Invest South/West program. Mayor Lori Lightfoot told residents the project would be catalytic for 79th Street.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham
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