Belmont Cragin—Full house of community members in changing Northwest Side neighborhood kicks off the latest locally led quality-of-life planning process.
Education, Chicago Lawn—Marquette Elementary School in Chicago Lawn nearly hit bottom a few years ago. But through a school turnaound, a neighborhood organization, and a new health center provider, it's bounced back.
Financial Opportunities—Through multiple installments, a recently-completed LISC Chicago video series offered an inside an inside look at LISC’s network of Financial Opportunity Centers (FOCs).
Economic Development, Financial Opportunities—Through Chicago’s new Divvy for Everyone (D4E) program, eligible riders can join Divvy for just $5 by signing up at one of five neighborhood Financial Opportunity Centers.
Auburn Gresham, East Garfield Park, Logan Square, Pilsen—LISC workshop explores how to keep growing and using the power of community organizing after plans are done and the implementation begins.
Economic Development, Pullman—Pullman, the historic Far South Side neighborhood that once produced railway sleeping cars, has reinvented itself as a place to host new manufacturers such as Method soap.
Economic Development—LISC Chicago completes $40 million fundraising goal. Celebration ensues.
Economic Development, Placemaking, Pullman—As the private sector soars and the public sector shrinks, flexibility and nimbleness rule the day for neighborhood developers.
Englewood—Close to 300 residents of the Greater Englewood neighborhood gathered on April 30 to celebrate 10 years of achievements that have flowed from their 2005 Quality-of-Life plan.
Housing—The effort to save and supplement Chicago’s endangered supply of affordable housing took a couple of giant steps forward this past winter.
Economic Development—LISC Chicago's Business District Leadership program participants recently hit the streets in Wicker Park to see what consititutes a successful commercial corridor.
Financial Opportunities—Videos will spotlight LISC Chicago's Centers for Working Families.
Economic Development, Housing, Near North Side—Plans issued from on-high have shaped, and mis-shaped, Chicago’s Near North neighborhood for over a half century. But now there’s a new plan, one guided by folks who actually live there.
Housing, Placemaking—From a fast-unfolding plan to redevelop the historic Pullman District to the rehab of a run-down SRO hotel on the North, the 2015 Chicago Neighborhood Development Awards had the city covered.
Economic Development, Housing—The 21st Annual Chicago Neighborhoods Award Ceremony is February 17, 2015 at the Chicago Hilton & Towers, 720 S. Michigan Ave.