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Arlington Heights wins MPC planning award for mixed-income Timber Court Condominiums
  • Aug 20, 2008
Core News Facts Metropolitan Planning Council is awarding the 2008 Burnham Award for Excellence in Planning to the Village of Arlington Heights for the Timber Court Condominium Development. MPC will present the award at its Annual Luncheon, from noon to 1:45 p.m., on…
April Media Tips
  • Apr 1, 2008
Ill.’s Capital Needs? $9B. Knowing the Money Will Be Spent Wisely? Priceless The Illinois Works Coalition is headed to metropolitan Chicago to get the public’s take on how Illinois should fund a long-overdue state capital plan to build and maintain roads, bridges, transit,…
February Media Tips
  • Feb 1, 2008
Mid-South Communities Invited to Help Plan Retail, Transportation Access Ald. Toni Preckwinkle (4th Ward), in partnership with the Quad Communities Development Corporation, and the new initiative Reconnecting Neighborhoods, invites community members to a series of local meetings…
December Media Tips
  • Dec 1, 2007
Learn Why Hybrid Vehicles Won’t Save the Planet at Dec. 6 MPC Roundtable Global warming has sent society’s conscientious consumers scrambling for low-carbon fuels and hybrid vehicles – but will these individual choices, however noble, add up to a more sustainable region? Not likely,…
Employer-Assisted Housing helps turn American dream of homeownership into a reality for U.S. immigrants
  • Jul 31, 2007
Purchasing a home can be intimidating for anyone, however immigrants can face special challenges; Employer-Assisted Housing can help.
North suburban mayors, MPC and Charter One Bank launch Charter One Workforce Housing Initiative
  • Jun 15, 2007
Employers from Deerfield, Highland Park , Highwood, Lake Forest and Northbrook attend briefing to learn about innovative partnership to help working families purchase homes
April Media Tips
  • Apr 17, 2007
Big Decisions, Discussions, and Data Expected on Regional Transportation In Illinois, spring signals the start of road construction season; but this year, it’s not just bulldozers rocking the transportation world. On Saturday, the U.S. Olympics Committee selected Chicago for the…
February Media Tips
  • Feb 13, 2006
MPC 2006 Election Guide Outlines Top-Priority Issues for Voters, Candidates With the governor’s office, two-thirds of state Senate, and the entire House of Representatives on the line in Illinois ’ upcoming elections, voters will turn to local newspapers, radio and TV stations for the…
October Media Tips
  • Oct 1, 2005
Fall Roundtables to Focus on SAFETEA-LU, Community Building , and Media There’s nothing like getting the scoop from “insiders.” With that in mind, the Metropolitan Planning Council is pleased to present its 2005 Fall Roundtable Series, featuring three distinct sessions at each of…
New Guidebook Lauds Local Projects for Sustainability
  • Mar 30, 2004
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