- 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, West Loop
- Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park
- Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town
Grants Up To $5 Million Available For Businesses And Entrepreneurs As Part Of Chicago Recovery Plan
The Chicago Recovery Plan Community Development Grant will offer grants that will prioritize businesses in historically underserved neighborhoods.
Culver’s In Pullman Opens Next Week
The Culver's at 111th Street and Doty Avenue is the latest company to come to Pullman as local leaders try to boost the neighborhood's economy.
Affordable Housing, Community Hub Coming To 47th Street In Back Of The Yards
The city picked United Yards to revitalize the 47th Street and Ashland Avenue commercial corridor as part of the Invest South/West initiative.
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.
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.
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.
Century-Old Englewood Firehouse Will Be Redeveloped Into Culinary Center, Business Hub For The Community
City officials chose the project to kick off the second phase of the ambitious Englewood Square development, which is anchored by a Whole Foods Market.
Disinvested: How Government And Private Industry Let The Main Street Of A Black Neighborhood Crumble
A half-century after Chicago’s uprisings in 1968, a once-thriving retail strip in East Garfield Park still suffers from broken promises, bad policy and neglect.
Aldermen Slam City’s Planning Chief, Accuse Him Of Bypassing Them In Key Ward Projects: ‘You’ve Got To Do A Better Job’
One alderman graded Commissioner Maurice Cox's department with a “resounding D or F.” Cox took over the role last year.
City Moves To Landmark Pilsen’s Beloved St. Adalbert Church After Years Of Activism
The preliminary recommendation could be considered by the Commission on Chicago Landmarks in the spring, a spokesman said.
Pilsen Neighbors Ask City: Why Force A Landmark District We Don’t Want But Refuse To Save A Beloved Church?
Planning Commissioner Maurice Cox said the church was not in any “immediate threat” of being demolished — but smaller buildings in Pilsen are.
Pilsen Alderman Blasts City For Pushing Landmark District Residents Don’t Want As Officials Float A Smaller Plan
City officials attempted to allay fears around their plan to landmark 900 Pilsen properties to no avail. They also floated a smaller plan which would see 465 properties landmarked.
Chicago Park District’s Plan For New Brighton Park Headquarters Approved By Key Committee
Some commissioners lauded a "transformational" investment in the South Side neighborhood while others cautioned about the risk of gentrification.
Lightfoot’s Plan To Expand Neighborhood Opportunity Fund Gets Thumbs Up From Aldermen
The changes to the fund are intended to make it easier for small businesses to apply and use the money.
Revamped Neighborhood Opportunity Fund Accepting Applications With A Priority On South And West Sides
Improvements allow the grant to cover up to 100 percent of project costs for locally-owned businesses that hire from the neighborhood.
Bridgeport’s Ramova Theatre Gets City Funding Help — And A Look Inside Shows How Much Work Lies Ahead
As developers clear their first hurdle on the $23 million project, Block Club Chicago got a look inside the dilapidated theater.