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Business, Housing, Economic Development

New businesses including then LaSalle Bank (now Bank of America), Walgreens and BJ's Bakery have added vitality to the Auburn Gresham business community, which includes a range of service, food and retail enterprises.

Additionally, there is a host of new and affordable housing development for senior citizens to young urban professionals.

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Thank You To Our Benefit Dinner Sponsors
The Greater Auburn Gresham Development Corporation is appreciative of all of the sponsors for our 2018 Benefit Dinner & Award Ceremony!
City of Chicago SBIF Districts in Auburn Gresham OPEN for New Applications!
The following Auburn Gresham SBIF Districts, 79th Street Coorridor and 79thare open for new applications this month for an open application period during October.
Chicago Neighborhood Rebuild Training Pilot Program Unveils First Property
Chicago Neighborhood Rebuild Training Pilot Program Unveils First Property unveils Greater Auburn-Gresham Development Corporation’s (GAGDC) newly rehabbed property located at 7227 S. Vincennes…
Dan's Soul Food Bakery and Eatery a SBIF Highlight in the Southwest Corridor Collaborative
Dan's Bakery and Eatery in 79th/Southwest Highway SBIF, is a Souttwest Corridor Collaborative local business update at its best.
GAGDC TO HOST FIRST BENEFIT DINNER IN THE FALL
SAVE THE DATE! GAGDC WILL HOST IT'S 1ST BENEFIT DINNER, OCTOBER 25, 2018, SPONSORHIPS AND TICKETS AVAILABLE NOW.
Auburn Gresham Building Gets New Life to Promote Health!
Can one iconic building along a key commerical cooridor lead the way to improve the health of a neighborhood? Community leaders and organizations in Auburn Gresham are progressing on a transformative…
Urban Farming Program Marks 10,000 Customers Served
An urban farming program that started barely two years ago with 7 acres of land near a former steel mill and a converted mobile library celebrated a milestone Wednesday, having served 10,000…
AUBURN GRESHAM GOLD SCHOOLS: A COMMUNITY DRIVEN EDUCATION INITIATIVE
The initiative, dubbed Auburn Gresham GOLD is an improvement plan which targets Kindergarten through 3rd grade academics while also providing social support for the parents and families of students
You have nothing to lose and can gain a Lot for only $1
The City of Chicago $1 Large Lot program is still open until July 21, 2018!
Women’s Business Development Center hosts Rise Up: From Educator to Entrepreneur
Early Childhood Education Entrepreneurship Expo Honors Outstanding Child Care Providers and Activists, Provides Chicagoland Business Leaders with Tools to Move Their Business Forward
Auburn Gresham "Sounds The Alarm" With the American Red Cross Data, Reflects a Huge Success and Counting...
...everyone involved was invested in a project and felt from the botton of their hearts they made an impact on the community.
A Conversation about Neighborhood Economic Development
A Conversation about Neighborhood Economic Development
Auburn Gresham "Sounds The Alarm" With the American Red Cross
What an absolutely great time we had installing 428 FREE 10-year smoke alarms in 141 homes Saturday, May 19, 2018.
Fresh Moves is Looking for Drivers!
Urban Growers Collective is lookling is looking for Fresh Moves Outreach CDL Driver. See job description attached.
No small plans for 62-acre South Loop site along Chicago River
No small plans for 62-acre South Loop site along Chicago River
Prepare for a Bright Future in the Solar Field!
Come learn how qualified organizations and community partners want to help prepare you for a career in solar.
New gym for Leo High School, community health center highlight proposed developments in Auburn Gresham
Community health highlight proposed developments in Auburn Gresham, building on a vision of quality of life excellence, the residents are ready for!
Seniors served just right at the 2018 Breakfast and Blues Event
We served a great meal and some down home blues at the 2018 Breakfast and Blues for Seniors.
Carter G. Woodson Library, A South Side Institution Is Refurbished
Carter G. Woodson Library reopoens after major rennovations. The Carter G. Woodson Regional Library at 95th and Halsted was named for the father of Black History Month.
New Divvy pricing offers more options for two-wheeled fun
The City of Chicago announced tweaks to the pricing structure for the Divvy bike share system. Health and Wellness Taskforce, let's join the ride and get more Divvy in our communities!
Registration is NOW OPEN for the 24th Annual Chicago Neighborhood Development Awards
Registration is NOW OPEN for the 24th Annual Chicago Neighborhood Development Awards
February 2018 Business Education Workshops
The Department of Business Affairs & Consumer Protection (BACP) offers workshops every Wednesday and Friday. Workshops vary each month and are conducted by City Officials, experts, and partner…
Celebrating the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
As you reflect today, during a day of service, celebrating the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. remember there is hope in continuing his works, I have a dream...
2018 Discounted Rate for 13th Annual 79th Street Renaissance Festival!
Happy New Year Vendors! GAGDC and SSA #32 appreciates your participation as a vendor in our ?festival last year and ?we ? want to lock you in again this year! Get the discounted rate until 01/31!
LISC’s Quality-of-Life Planning Bettering Neighborhoods throughout Chicago
In its third decade, LISC’s Quality-of-Life Planning (QLP) is bringing equitable change to neighborhoods throughout Chicago.

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To foster and promote revitalization of the community by designing and implementing programs that improve the community’s economic viability; increase availability of quality housing to people of different income levels, while maintaining and improving existing affordable housing; and enhance delivery of social services, particularly to senior citizens.

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