1 hour ago

TIF 101- All About Chicago's Tax Increment Financing Program

Wed, Aug 20, 2014 7:00pm-8:30pm

We've been hearing a lot about Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Districts in Chicago lately.
Just WHAT are TIFs?
HOW do they work and how MANY of them are there?
Do they HELP or HURT the city?
Tom Tresser, the co-founder of the CivicLab and the lead organizer of the TIF Illumination Project, will break it all down in this informative and - yes - engaging and strangely entertaining workshop. Learn what over 2,200 other Chicagoans have learned from the TIF...

Read full message…

We've been hearing a lot about Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Districts in Chicago lately.
Just WHAT are TIFs?
HOW do they work and how MANY of them are there?
Do they HELP or HURT the city?
Tom Tresser, the co-founder of the CivicLab and the lead organizer of the TIF Illumination Project, will break it all down in this informative and - yes - engaging and strangely entertaining workshop. Learn what over 2,200 other Chicagoans have learned from the TIF Illumination workshops done all over the city!

The fee for this event is just $10 and all the proceeds goes to keep the CivicLab open. We are America's only co-working space for social change and civic innovation, Come rent a desk and work with us! info@civiclab.us

4 hours ago

Smaller buildings renting rapidly in West Loop

All of the 54 new apartments at 20 – 22 N Aberdeen, which became available for occupancy beginning July 1, have been rented. The sole remaining unit is a 2-bedroom, 2-bath priced at $2,500 a month.

Nearby buildings at 3 and 4 N Aberdeen from the same developer are fully rented.

Eight of the 24 2-bedroom, 2-bath units at 1000 W Van Buren, which is slating September occupancy, have been pre-leased. Units in the building are being offered at $2,600 to $3,200 a month.

This article has 1 other Chicago location (Show)

Construction is well along at 1615 W Warren, where Michigan Avenue Real Estate Group is touting 52 units as “Coming soon.”

4 hours ago

Tuesday: Eat. Drink. Do.

Packing House 1113 W. Randolph St. 312-929-4787

This article has 4 other Chicago locations (Show)

The Winchester 1001 N. Winchester Ave. 773-698-8703

Door No. 3 at Double Door 1572 N. Milwaukee Ave. 773-489-3160

Zanies 1548 N. Wells St. 312-337-4027

Daley Plaza 50 W. Washington St. 312-603-3054

4 hours ago

Free Chicago Movies in the Parks This Week – July 21-28

M 21-Jul —  Sheridan Park 910 S. Aberdeen St. 312.746.5369 The Little Rascals PG * University Village Association

Th 24-Jul —  Mary Bartelme Park 115 S. Sangamon St. 312.746.5494 Star Trek: Into Darkness PG-13 * West Loop Community Organization

This article has 17 other Chicago locations (Show)

M 21-Jul —  Fulton River Park 343 N. DesPlaines St. 312.742.7895 Sixteen Candles PG-13 Fulton River District Association

Tu 22-Jul —  Amundsen Park 6200 W. Bloomingdale Ave. 312.746.5003 Ride Along PG-13 *

Tu 22-Jul —  Hoyne Playground Park 3417 S. Hamilton Ave. 312.747.6184 Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2 PG *

Tu 22-Jul —  Smith Park 2526 W. Grand Ave. 312.742.7534 Ghostbusters PG * Smith Park Advisory Council

W 23-Jul —  Kilbourn Park 3501 N. Kilbourn Ave. 773.685.3351 Latino Film Festival Selection NR International Latino Cultural Center

W 23-Jul —  Mann Park 3035 E. 130th St. 773.646.0210 The Little Rascals PG *

W 23-Jul–  Sumner Park 4320 W. 5th Ave. 312.746.5394 Ride Along PG-13 *

Th 24-Jul —  Fuller Park 331 W. 45th St. 312.747.6144 Despicable Me 2 PG *

Th 24-Jul —  Rainey Park 4350 W. 79th St. 773.284.0696 Turbo PG *

F 25-Jul —  Altgeld Park 515 S. Washtenaw Ave. 312.746.5001 Drumline PG-13 *

F 25-Jul —  Avalon Park 1215 E. 83rd St. 312.747.6015 42 PG-13 *

F 25-Jul —  Galewood Park 5729 W. Bloomingdale Ave. 312.746.5089 The Hunger Games: Catching Fire PG-13 *

Sa 26-Jul —  Hoard Playground Park 7201 S. Dobson Ave. 312.256.1903 The Amazing Spider-Man PG-13 *

Sa 26-Jul —  Kennicott Park 4434 S. Lake Park Ave. 312.747.7138 Roll Bounce PG-13 *

Sa 26-Jul —  Paschen Park 1932 W. Lunt Ave. 773.262.5871 Despicable Me 2 PG *

Su 27-Jul —  Austin Town Hall Park 5610 W. Lake St. 773.287.7658 The Help PG-13 * Cultural Center Film Festival

Su 27-Jul —  Marquette Park 6743 S. Kedzie Ave. 312.747.6469 Life of Pi PG * Cultural Center Film Festival

40 hours ago

  • Email Basics

    Roosevelt Library (1101 W. Taylor Street) August 4, 2014 @ 2 p.m.

2 days ago

2 days ago

2 days ago

Thousands fined in suspicious red light camera spikes

Ashland and Madison

This article has 9 other Chicago locations (Show)

Halsted and 119th

Kimball, Lincoln and McCormick

Western and Peterson

Stony Island, Cornell and 67th

Stony Island and 89th

Ashland and 47th

Western and Touhy

Ashland and Cortland

Hamlin and Madison

3 days ago

3 days ago

3 days ago

3 days ago

3 days ago

Pitchfork

Union Park 1501 W. Randolph

3 days ago

3 days ago

Looking for a Pitchfork pit stop?

The restaurant is mere steps from Pitchfork’s (much preferable) back entrance, near Randolph and Ogden; it’s so close you might even be able to hear whoever’s playing on...

3 days ago

3 days ago

3 days ago

Weekend Events Around Town: 7/18-7/20

1446 W. Kinzie St.

This article has 1 other Chicago location (Show)

2433 N Lincoln Ave

About

EveryBlock collects 28 types of news in Chicago — including articles, real estate listings, meetups and conversations neighbors are having — and organizes it by location. Here is all the recent news and discussion near 60607.

Upcoming events

Tue

Wed

Thu

View full calendar →

These neighbors receive 60607 news via EveryBlock every day:

Matt Hess Lisa P B Greater Pilsen Miguel del torro littlenellyy Celeste Elsey ToddJ John Thephasdin Mikai Hove Jennifer Vig

You're 60 seconds from creating an account and joining them…

or
Enter your email address

60607