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Casa Queretaro, Lake Village East among Winners of Chicago Neighborhood Development Awards

Pilsen, Quad Communities—Casa Queretaro in Pilsen to receive first place for the Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Award for Architectural Excellence in Community Design at the upcoming 24 th Annual CNDA.

LISC’s Quality-of-Life Planning Bettering Neighborhoods throughout Chicago

Auburn Gresham, Near North Side—In its third decade, LISC’s Quality-of-Life Planning (QLP) is bringing equitable change to neighborhoods throughout Chicago.

Micro Market Recovery Program Revitalizes Blocks Across Chicago

Housing, Humboldt Park—Through the Micro Market Recovery Program, the City of Chicago, LISC and neighborhood organizations are making communities better and stronger.

Catalyzing Change Through Empty Lots on Chicago’s South Side

Placemaking, Englewood—Through the Large Lots program, Englewood residents are making their blocks better and stronger.

Evelyn’s Food Love Uses LISC Small Business Loan to Bring Hip New Restaurant to Washington Park

Economic Development, Washington Park—Evelyn Shelton wanted to open a restaurant in Washington Park. A LISC Small Business loan helped her do it.

11th Annual Hoops in the Hood Cross-City Tournament

Health, Placemaking—On August 19, 2017, LISC Chicago hosted the 11th annual Hoops in the Hood Cross-City Tournament at Grant Park.

From Client to Facilitator

Financial Opportunities, Woodlawn—How one Chicago woman built on her past to prepare job seekers for the digital age.

It's Officially Hoops in the Hood Season

Placemaking—Hoops in the Hood, LISC Chicago's summer, neighborhood-based basketball program, kicks off its 11th season. This year, 16 community partners are participating.

Bridges to Career Opportunities Graduates Start a New Chapter in Life

Financial Opportunities—Financial Opportunity Center clients find paths to success through the Bridges to Career Opportunities program.

No Small Plans on the Southwest Side

Auburn Gresham, Chicago Lawn, Englewood—The release of new Quality-of-Life Plans in Auburn Gresham, Chicago Lawn and Englewood brings fresh strategies and grassroots momentum to longtime LISC partners.

23rd Annual Chicago Neighborhood Development Awards Honor Top Community Projects

Placemaking—More than 1,500 people gather to acknowledge excellence in architecture, community organizing, real estate development and other efforts to strengthen neighborhoods.

A Neighborhood of All Stars

Placemaking, Little Village—Founded by LISC Chicago, Hoops in the Hood gives hundreds of Chicago students an opportunity to play basketball, compete in tournaments and show their team spirit.

Neighborhood Group, CPD Awarded for Making Uptown's Argyle Street Pedestrian Friendly

Economic Development, Uptown—The Night Market, a collaboration between Uptown United and the 20 th District of the Chicago Police Department, has brought new life to Uptown's Argyle Street.


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