Category: Neighborhood Development

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Participatory Budgeting 2023-2024 is here!

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You can always find more information on the 40th Ward’s Participatory Budgeting (PB) page on our website. How does Participatory Budgeting Work– A Reminder Idea Collection, Committee Creation Neighbors brainstorm and submit Special Project ideas they want to see in their communities and applications are accepted to join the PB Committee. Look out for 40th […]

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Leavitt Greenway Virtual Community Meeting

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Later this summer at 6p on July 10, 2023, the Department of Transportation (CDOT) plans to convert Leavitt St. from Diversey Pkwy to Bowmanville Ave to a Neighborhood Greenway to calm car traffic and create a safer environment for cyclists and pedestrians. This will involve adding speed humps and striping a contraflow bike lane to […]

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Lincoln Ave Streetscape + Plaza Community Open House

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Update 7/11/23 On June 15th, the Chicago Department of Transportation held a community open house at Ainslie Arts Plaza to showcase the final design of the Lincoln Avenue Streetscape. This event involved posters showcasing the final designs of each block and neighbors walked through the event and were able to ask CDOT and the Alders […]

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Stabilization Housing Pilot Community Meeting

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Community Meeting On May 31st at 6 pm at Swedish Hospital Anderson Pavillion (2751 W Winona), our office will be holding a community meeting to present the redevelopment and conversion of the Diplomat Motel (5230 N Lincoln) into 40 units of stabilization housing for unsheltered neighbors in the 40th Ward. About the City Stabilization Housing […]

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Catalpa Plaza Open House Community Meeting

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Please join CDOT at this open house style community meeting to learn more about Catalpa Plaza and to provide input. At the meeting there will be exhibits displaying plaza design concepts that the community is invited to provide feedback on. There will also be opportunity for questions and answers during the entirety of the open […]