Help your neighbors decide the future of a city-owned lot at Howard and Ashland
Change is coming to Howard and Ashland; help shape it
Join the 49th ward alderwoman, fellow community members, and a team of development professionals to create specific, realistic, community-based plans for the site near the Howard CTA Station. There will be different ways to participate (and several opportunities to engage from the comfort of your home). Virtual meetings will be recorded and available online.
Who: The Metropolitan Planning Council, in partnership with 49th Ward Alderwoman Maria Hadden, A Just Harvest, Family Matters, Gale Community Academy LSC, Good News Partners, Housing Opportunities for Women, Howard Area Community Center, James Schneider Apartments, Peterson Garden Project, Rogers Park Business Alliance, the Rogers Park Builders Group and ONE Northside.
What: A series of virtual and in-person community meetings to plan the future of greenspace at Howard and Ashland, near the Howard CTA station.
When: Throughout October 2020.
How: Online, in-person, or from your home!
Session 3: Community Review
Session 2: Design Workshops - choose any option!
- Do-It-Yourself Kit from the Comfort of Your Home
- Request your free kit here! [As of 10/6 all kits have been requested. All requests after 10/6 will be waitlisted.]
- Base Map (to be printed in 11x17) - you may use household items, such as Legos, cardboard boxes, sponges, construction paper, markers to draw or build on your map! Email Debbie (email@example.com) or show us using the #rogersparkdiy hashtag on social media!
Session 1: Kick Off
What's a Corridor Development Initiative?
The health of Rogers Park residents matters
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MPC is deeply grateful for supporters in making this initiative possible: Bank of America, Chicago Community Trust, Dr. Scholl Foundation, Groupon, John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, JPMorgan Chase Bank, People’s Energy, PNC Bank, Polk Bros. Foundation, & US Bank and Trust.