Auburn Gresham in the News, Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights—While some summer festivals around the city are for-profit, many are the largest fundraisers of the year for nonprofit organization's like the Greater Auburn-Gresham Development Corporation! Still… Continue
Auburn Gresham in the News—Though Perspectives Middle Academy (PMA) encourages its scholars to live healthy lifestyles by providing fresh healthy lunches and enacting a no soda machine policy, many of our scholars still… Continue
Auburn Gresham in the News, Community Highlights—In effort to turn their lives around, several young men and women joined Storycatchers Theatre, for a 16-week program to create a play, "Struggling In These Streets." A read aloud of the progress to… Continue
Auburn Gresham in the News, Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights—The Greater Auburn-Gresham Development Corporation (GADC) is pleased to announce that Chicago Children’s Museum will be supporting the 9th Annual Auburn Gresham 79th Street Renaissance… Continue
Auburn Gresham in the News, Community Highlights—Greater Auburn Gresham Development Corporation (GADC) plans to respond to a "Request for Proposals" from Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE).
Auburn Gresham in the News, Community Highlights—MAYOR EMANUEL, POLICE AND COMMUNITIES CELEBRATE 30 TH ANNUAL “NATIONAL NIGHT OUT” AGAINST CRIME. Events Planned in Every Police District to Build Relationships, Strengthen Communities.… Continue
Auburn Gresham in the News, Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights—The community came out to see and support Landmarks Illinois and Neighborhood Housing Services (NHS) Chicago, premiere of, "The Pillars Of Auburn Gresham." It was standing room only for the historic… Continue
Auburn Gresham in the News, Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights—"It’s been a long time coming," residents expressed at the new Walmart gr oundbreaking. Even still, the crowd of neighbors looking on were excited to see the shovels go in the dirt. It was the… Continue
Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights—The sounds of good gospel music filled the Englewood air at Ogden Park, for the 18th Annual Southside Neighborhood Gospel Festival, on Saturday, July 19. 2014. The gospel fest is o rganized by… Continue
Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights—The City of Chicago SmallBusiness Center presents African - American Small Business Expo with keynote speaker, Desiree Rogers , CEO of Johnson Publishing and former White House Social Secretary… Continue
Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights—On July 17, 2014, the Greater Auburn- Gresham Development Corporation’s Special Service Area (SSA) #32 held a Business Workshop, for the Auburn-Gresham business community, at Urban Partnership… Continue
Auburn Gresham in the News, Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights—Please join Neighborhood Housing Services of Chicago and Landmarks Illinois for a premeier showing the film "The Pillars of Auburn Gresham." The event will be held on Wednesday, July 23, 2014, from… Continue
Auburn Gresham in the News, Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights, All news—DOMESTIC VIOLENCE affects teens, families, and businesses every single day. 6.20.2014 - Come learn how to identify the signs and seek help for yourself or someone else.
Community Highlights—On Thursday, June 5, at 9:30 a.m. "I Am for Peace" founder Razia Hutchins, a junior at Perspectives Charter Schools, and students from all three Perspective campuses will march for peace on the South… Continue
Auburn Gresham in the News, Community Highlights—Middle-school enrichment program opened eyes of students, changing their trajectory through high school and beyond. Middle-school enrichment program opened eyes of students, changing their trajectory… Continue
Auburn Gresham in the News, Community Highlights—Susuana Vasquez, Executive Director, LISC Chicago and her team, stated it best for the local Auburn Gresham, Mikva Challenge, Elev8 graduating seniors, "Great t-shirts." They earned them. Check them… Continue
Auburn Gresham in the News, Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights—The Small Business Forum took place on May 13, 2014 at the RedLINE CTC (Community Training Center), Auburn Gresham's Neighborhood Business Development Center. The event was moderated by Carlos… Continue
Support the 79th St RenFest
Donate to the 9th Annual 79th Street Renaissance Festival, coming Saturday, September 6th, funds help improve and enhance the delivery of this iconic south side festival. Festival is free, $5 donation recommended
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CREATE is a first-of-its-kind partnership between U.S. DOT, the State of Illinois, City of Chicago, Metra, Amtrak, and the nation's freight railroads. GADC is working on this project to find solutions to relieve rail and road congestion in the Chicago neighborhoods of Ashburn, Englewood, Auburn Gresham, and West Chatham.