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These nearby schools are looking for financial help on DonorsChoose.org:

  • Growing a Classroom Library

    Mr. Graham is asking for $512.80:
    My students need books to supplement the classroom library in order to improve literacy, including the Harry Potter series, Bluford series, and the Percy Jackson series.
    William Carter Elementary School Comment
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    Ms. Wilps is asking for $916.47:
    My students need iPads, Tag readers, and a small group easel to help meet their individual learning needs
    William Carter Elementary School Comment
  • Microscopes for a Cause: Bring the Minimal Into the Visual

    Mr. Buege is asking for $625.98:
    My students need compound microscopes to use throughout the year in order to study ecology, earth sciences, biology, and cells.
    William Carter Elementary School Comment

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Hyde Park's retail revival is on a roll

...in the 60615 ZIP code, which encompasses the area bordered roughly by 47th Street to 55th Street and State Street to the lake, jumped to $444 million in 2013 from $136 million the year before...

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"It has crushed our expectations," said Merges, who this fall plans to open a second Yusho location in Hyde Park, at 53rd and Kimbark Avenue. "It's like people have been waiting for businesses to come down and help revitalize it."

...owner, Akroma Kourouma Sahan, fought back in court when she was told her lease at 1459 E. 53rd St. would be terminated two years early to make way for part of the Chicago Innovation...

"My numbers are much higher than last year; we really have a lot of new customers," said Max Taleb, general manager at Pizza Capri, which has been at 53rd and Harper since 1995.

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Hyde Park's retail revival is on a roll

...in the 60615 ZIP code, which encompasses the area bordered roughly by 47th Street to 55th Street and State Street to the lake, jumped to $444 million in 2013 from $136 million the year before...

This article has 3 other Chicago locations (Show)

For years, some Hyde Parkers lamented having to leave the community to catch a show or buy a belt. Now, a restaurant and a cinema at 53rd Street and Harper Avenue, above, and new shops nearby have given the retail corridor a “fresh, vibrant and young” vibe.

"It has crushed our expectations," said Merges, who this fall plans to open a second Yusho location in Hyde Park, at 53rd and Kimbark Avenue. "It's like people have been waiting for businesses to come down and help revitalize it."

...owner, Akroma Kourouma Sahan, fought back in court when she was told her lease at 1459 E. 53rd St. would be terminated two years early to make way for part of the Chicago Innovation...

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