Placemaking—More than 1,500 people gather to acknowledge excellence in architecture, community organizing, real estate development and other efforts to strengthen neighborhoods.
Placemaking, Little Village—Founded by LISC Chicago, Hoops in the Hood gives hundreds of Chicago students an opportunity to play basketball, compete in tournaments and show their team spirit.
Economic Development, Uptown—The Night Market, a collaboration between Uptown United and the 20th District of the Chicago Police Department, has brought new life to Uptown's Argyle Street.
Economic Development, Englewood—Englewood companies vie for recognition - and cash - in the Englewood Quality-of-Life Business Competition.
Placemaking, Englewood—This photo essay takes you through the beginning of Sammiria Malcone, Linda Maalik and Delece Williams’ journey to beautify vacant lots in their Englewood neighborhood.
Economic Development, Housing, Lending—It’s clearer than ever how loans from LISC play a critical role in redeveloping communities across the city.
Economic Development, Auburn Gresham—On Veterans Day, volunteers rolled up their sleeves to clean vacant lots in Auburn Gresham.
Financial Opportunities—Through Meeting Halfway, community organizations and banks are working together to bring mainstream financial services to people who desperately need them.
Economic Development, Financial Opportunities, Englewood—New Whole Foods grocery a welcome tipping point for Englewood.
Economic Development—A new Business District Leadership class hits the streets.
Housing, Chicago Lawn—Chicago Lawn, ravaged by foreclosures during the economic downturn, is now seeing the benefits of a shrewd strategy to return abandoned homes to productive use.
Englewood—In Englewood, quality-of-life planning is a community affair.
Health, Placemaking—Hoops in the Hood - Participants sound off about the impact of a decade of neighborhood basketball and organizing.