NLCCC in the News As of September 12, 2016

The North Lawndale Community Coordinating Council is very fortunate to have had significant media coverage of our meetings and events in recent months.  We thank the Austin Weekly News, Chicago Reader, Chicago Streets Blog, Crain’s Chicago Business, the Chicago Citizen, WBEZ and the Chicago Sun-Times for the coverage. Outlined below are articles that have been generated as a result of our events.

Arts and Culture and Parks Recreation and Open Space

Alderman To Pitch Music Venue In Douglas Park

What The ‘West Side Ravinia’ Douglas Park Music Venue Could Look Like

West Side residents wary of ‘Ravinia-style’ venue in Douglas Park

Arts and Culture

North Lawndale Art Festival showcases local talent


North Lawndale residents say restoring Ogden bus service would improve job access

North Lawndale Residents: Restoring Ogden Bus Would Improve Job Access

Transit Advocate: TOD Could Revitalize Area Around the 95th Red Line Stop

North Lawndale focuses on transportation upgrades (from the Active Transit Alliance Updates)


 Revitalization Plans for North Lawndale Are Underway

Dear developer: An open letter from 3 North Lawndale residents

Come, Hear Alderman Michael Scott’s Vision for the Proposed Douglas Park Music Venue

Reminder: The Parks, Recreation and Open Space and Arts and Culture subcommittees will host a public meeting in which Alderman Scott can present his vision of a proposed music venue in Douglas Park. The meeting will be held on September 7, 2016 at 6:00 pm at the Douglas Park Cultural Center (Field House), 1401 South Sacramento. Please come prepared to listen and ask questions and provide your thoughts in an open forum. We have provided links to recent articles to provide you with background information.

Douglas Park may take swing at outdoor concert venue to replace golf course

Is Emanuel behind Ravinia-style music venue in Douglas Park?

Why A West Side Ravinia Would Be Great For Douglas Park: Ald. Scott’s Case

City parks and the sweet sound of silence