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Chicago’s New Planning Chief Has Fresh Eyes For INVEST South/West

Chicago’s new planning commissioner, Maurice Cox, observed something very quickly when he met with community groups across the city. An empty building on West 79th Street, owned by the Greater Auburn Gresham Development Corporation, that the city says it will help redevelop.

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.

Mayor Emanuel’s Neighborhood Opportunity Fund Opens For Applications This Fall!

The Neighborhood Opportunity Fund is a new grant to help strengthen our commercial corridors on Chicago's South, Southwest and West Sides. The NOF grant cycle is will open in the fall.

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