Neighborhood Plan


Read or download McKinley Park Neighborhood Plan.

Read or download McKinley Park Neighborhood Plan Executive summary - Simplified Chinese.

Read or download McKinley Park Neighborhood Plan Executive summary - Spanish.

Read or download McKinley Park Neighborhood Plan Executive summary - English.

This page was updated on Feb 4, 2023 to include this section with links to the plan and exective summaries in Simplified Chinese, Spanish and English.

MPDC Wins a Local Technical Assistance Grant from CMAP

Public Kick-off Meeting

The public Kick-Off Meeting is scheduled for July 18, 2018 at the National Latino Educational Institute, 2011 W Pershing Rd, Chicago, IL 60609

5:30pm doors open

6:00pm MPDC meeting begins

6:30pm CMAP meeting begins

8:00pm CMAP meeting ends

The Grant Application Process

Read our Application for the Local Technical Assistance Grant.

Chicago Community Trust - On the Table Grant Application video

One on One/Small Group Interviews

CMAP is currently conducting one on one and small group interviews with key neighborhood stakeholders to engage a broad spectrum of the community.

The Plan

For detailed information about the plan and its process see: A Neighborhood Plan for McKinley Park at the CMAP web site.

Steering Committee

Tony Adams - resident, MPDC, Community Garden

John Belcik - resident, MPDC

Amber Cicotte - resident, scientist

Dayna Calderon - resident, MPDC, MPAC

Mario Diaz - resident

Billy Drew - resident, planner, 12th Ward IPO, MPPA

Liliana Escarpita - Alderman Cardenas’ Office

Kensen Lam - Park Community Church

Mayra Lopez-Zuniga - Representative Mah’s Office

Vernalynne de la Rosa - Substance Abuse Prevention Program

Coordinator, Midwest Asian Health Association (MAHA)

Marya Spont-Lemus - resident, artist, educator

Beata Skorusa - business or land owner along 35th or near Archer

Dawn Thompson - Center for Neighborhood Technology

Javier Yañez - Alderman Sigcho-Lopez’s Office


Jonathan Lazatin - former teacher in the neighborhood