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  • MDPC Urges Gov Pritzker to Halt the Damen Silos Sale

    The Sale of Public Land Deserves Public Comment! The letter below was sent to Gov. Pritzker’s office on Dec 5, 2022, asking the state to stop the sale of the Damen Silos. This sale process was conducted without any public input, and the state claims they are not allowed to consider any factor other than price. Since the state won’t take community needs or plans into consideration, we are asking the governor to sell or transfer the property to the City of Chicago.

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  • November Meeting 2022

    Greetings Friends and Neighbors! We wanted to inform you of MPDC’s upcoming public meeting this Wednesday, November 16th, at 6:30. The meeting will be in-person at the McKinley Park Public Library (1915 W 35th St). While we highly encourage live participation, you can also join us virtually (details coming soon). This month’s agenda will include: Chicago Workers Cottage Initiative A report from the Chicago Workers Cottage Initiative, which recently surveyed our area and will present their findings of the McKinley Park area Workers Cottages.

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  • September Meeting 2022

    Development Proposal On Wednesday, September 21st, at 6:30 at the McKinley Park Library (1915 W 35th St) we’ll be having our September public meeting. The main topic for the evening will be a neighborhood development proposal for the northeast corner of Pershing Rd and Ashland Ave (3815 S Ashland Ave). The current proposal is for the existing building to be torn down and replaced with an ultra cold storage facility.

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