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  • August Happenings 2023

    Given the back to school schedules we usually take August off from public meetings, but there is still a lot going on. 35th St Zoning Meeting Wed, Aug 2 @McKinley Park Library 11th and 12th Wards joint public meeting on updating 35th St Zoning to allow more neighborhood businesses. This is the first step in actualizing the recommendations that came out of our joint efforts with UIC Urban Planning. Thanks so much to the 100+ neighbors who came out for those events!

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  • Public Meeting July 2023

    Join us on July 20, 2023 for our monthly meeting, where we have a lot to discuss! Please bring a friend or a neighbor! And keep scrolling for info about other opportunities to get involved. What: MPDC Monthly Meeting When: 6:30 PM Where: Bethany Baptist Church Basement (3532 S Hoyne) Topics: 35th St Zoning UIC study final report First Steps on Riverfront bike/pedestrian path Proposed I-55 expansion Karis Cold Storage

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  • 35th Street UIC Collaboration Presentation

    We were thrilled to spend time with so many of you at the workshop with University of Illinois Chicago (UIC)’s Urban Planning and Public Affairs graduate students on May 31. You voiced your opinions through engaging hands-on activities and hopefully met a few neighbors as we examined possibilities for the revitalization of 35th Street and enjoyed a tasty spread from Chile Toreado restaurant! Even if you couldn’t make it to the workshop, we invite you to join us for the culminating event of this summer’s collaboration with UIC:

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