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Spring public workshop for the Milwaukee Avenue Green Development Corridor grant program

March 13, 2012, 7 to 9 p.m.

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Hairpin Lofts, Logan Square Arts Center 2800 N. Milwaukee Ave. Chicago

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Want to help manage stormwater and prevent flooding in Logan Square? Interested in making green improvements to your property, no matter where you live? Join us at the first public workshop for the Milwaukee Avenue Green Development Corridor grant program!  The event is free, but please register so we know how many people to expect.

Learn how the grant program works and get free consultation from design professionals on the kinds of projects – a green roof, rain garden, permeable paving – that make sense for your home or business.  Check to see if your property is in the corridor at www.logansquareh2o.org.

When: Tuesday, March 13, 7 to 9 p.m.

Where: Hairpin Lofts, Logan Square Arts Center, 2800 N. Milwaukee Ave.

Why:    Learn about the Milwaukee Avenue Green Development Corridor grant program

            Learn about stormwater management and green infrastructure

            Learn about other City of Chicago programs you can use

            Get free design ideas for green infrastructure projects on your property   

           See who won the logo design contest for the program            

           Have fun and meet your neighbors!

What to Bring: Please bring aerial photos, blueprints or other schematics of your property to discuss with our designers.  Aerial images printed from Google Earth, Google Maps, or something comparable are sufficient.

Questions?:  Contact Josh Ellis at jellis@metroplanning.org

This workshop is free and open to the public, and no matter where your property is, you can benefit from attending.  Please note, however, only properties within the designated corridor are eligible for grant funding through this program. To be eligible for a grant, applicants must attend a program workshop, which will take place every three months, or until all grant funds have been awarded.  Additional workshops will occur at the same time and place on June 12 and Sept. 11.

This page can be found online at http://www.metroplanning.org/events/event/148

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