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92nd Street Bridge closure frustrates Southeast Side

The 92nd Street Bridge over the Calumet River on Chicago's Far Southeast Side has been broken for three months and nearby business owners are frustrated about how it impacts their business.

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East Side Community Home

Chicago's East Side neighborhood today is nothing like it was a century and a half ago, yet many traces of the community's past linger in the modern day 52nd district. The East Side is situated on the far southeast side of the city, bordered by water on three sides.

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North Lawndale Oral Histories, part 1 Chicago History

I live in South Deering on Chicago's Southeast Side. At NLCP, I play football, basketball, and run track and would like to attend Louisiana State University to major in robotics engineering or be a chef. With Zilah Harris and Ina Cox, I am conducting oral histories for the North Lawndale History Project.

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Chicago's Southeast Side Arcadia Publishing History

In recent years, the vitality of the steel industry has diminished. Chicago's Southeast Side displays many rare and interesting pictures that capture the spirit of the community when the steel industry was a vibrant force. Although annexed in 1889 by the city of Chicago, the community has maintained its own identity through the years.

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Staff & Board « Southeast Environmental Task Force

Peggy Salazar is a life-long resident of Chicago's Southeast Side and has been involved in environmental issues in her community her entire adult life. She has been the Director of the Southeast Environmental Task Force since 2010. Before taking on responsibilities as the Director of SETF, Peggy served on the board for 5 years.

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71 Best South Chicago and East Side images Chicago, East

Sep 28, 2015 Explore pw0909's board "South Chicago and East Side" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Chicago, East side and Chicago neighborhoods. Post Civil War times brought mass industrial prowess to South Chicago. Bowen and a few others took in the massive land that was available in South Chicago and later made Ainsworth and

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South Side Chicago, Chicago, IL Commercial Real Estate for

Search South Side Chicago, Chicago, IL commercial real estate for lease or rent by space availability, square footage or lease rate. 25 properties available, complete with high-quality building photos, pricing, and broker contact information.

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Commercial Theatre in Chicago's Southeast Side. Was

Commercial Theatre in Chicago's Southeast Side. Was located on & Commercial Ave. Theater Chicago. Julio Roman saved to Chicago. People also love these ideas. The Best Chicago Photo Spots. Chicago River Rooftop Chicago Chicago Vacation Beach Trip Chicago Photos Usa Travel Travel Photos Travel Guides East Coast.

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Forgotten Chicago Remnants of the Southeast Side's steel

Forgotten Chicago Remnants of the Southeast Side's steel industry. If you are into this stuff, PM me for more locations and info. It's a lot of fun exploring and learning about Chicago's storied industrial past! level 1. bobtheplanet. 2 points · 4 Natural History of the Chicago region to learn more. Once a hunters paradise for water

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Steel Mills Gone, South Chicago Looks To Revitalize Its

Jun 13, 2016 · Some of these issues stem from the loss of industrial jobs at the area's three steel mills, the last of which closed in 1992. Like other South and West side neighborhoods, the exodus of well

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Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Genealogy Genealogy

The Avondale Branch on Chicago's southeast side has an extensive collection of African American genealogy materials. Black Ensemble Theater Collection Harold Washington Library Special Collections Part of the Chicago Theater Collection, which also houses the Black History Education Program archives. See Archdiocese of Chicago / Black History

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Illinois Digital Archives Southeast Chicago Historical

U. S. Steel History History of United States Steel South Works up to 1951. Image depicts rolling of first steel rail at South Works in 1882. Published in East Side Centennial Commemoration booklet, "History and Progress of East Side 1851-1951 July 5, 6, 7 and 8 Chicago 17, Illinois" U. S. Steel Illinois Steel Employment Office

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Project MUSE Neoliberal Chicago

Remaking Chicago's Industrial Spaces Larry Bennett, Roberta Garner, Euan Hague University of Illinois Press

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Unlocking the Potential of Chicago's River System The

Sep 25, 2018 · This week, the Executive Committee of The Chicago Community Trust approved $810,000 for neighborhood-based projects helping to unlock the potential of Chicago's river system, transforming it from industrial relic to modern asset.

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EPA finds high lead levels in southeast Chicago yards

CHICAGO (AP) — Federal officials have discovered high lead levels in yards on Chicago's southeast side during searches for another toxic metal. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency sent crews to the East Side neighborhood to look for manganese, a brain-damaging metal handled by at least four nearby facilities. A map posted online by the EPA shows nearly half of the 73 residential

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Forgotten Chicago Remnants of the Southeast Side's steel

Forgotten Chicago Remnants of the Southeast Side's steel industry. If you are into this stuff, PM me for more locations and info. It's a lot of fun exploring and learning about Chicago's storied industrial past! level 1. bobtheplanet. 2 points · 4 Natural History of the Chicago region to learn more. Once a hunters paradise for water

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City of Chicago South Side TIF District Map

Chicago History Facts & Statistics Attractions Local Industrial Retention Initiative (LIRI) News. Feb 19, 2020 TIF Approved for New Park Fieldhouse in Bronzeville South Side TIF District Map. See links below map for TIF district details. (Numbers reflect the order that districts are designated citywide) 2-41st/King (Exp. 2018)

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'Irondale' and 'Slag Valley?' Only on Chicago's Southeast Side

Oct 04, 2014 · CHICAGO Environmental activists based on the Southeast Side went out of the way to present the ugly underside of their home communities caused by more than a century of industrial

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Chicago industrial developer NorthPoint bets on Republic

Nearly two decades after workers punched out of their last shift at the Republic Steel factory on Chicago's Southeast Side, Tom George wants to remake the

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Polish Immigrants and Industrial Chicago Workers on the

Polish immigrants and industrial Chicago workers on the South Side, 1880-1922 He is the author, coauthor, or editor of numerous books on the history of Chicago, including The Chicago Bungalow, Chicago City of Neighborhoods, and Chicago's Southeast Side. Bibliographic information. Title Polish Immigrants and Industrial Chicago Workers on

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Something Smells Funny, But Southeast Side Agri-Fine

Jun 17, 2015 · Something Smells Funny, But Southeast Side Agri-Fine Odor Is No Joke Sadlowski Garza emphasized that the area's industrial history made

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The Overlooked Architecture of Chicago's South Side

Oct 18, 2019 · The North Side's architecture is most certainly appreciated, especially the homes and buildings in the mega-monied Gold Coast, Lincoln Park, and Lakeview neighborhoods, and the miles of classy residential towers along North Lake Shore Drive. The South Side, however, has been largely omitted from Chicago's architectural discussion.

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The Slums of Chicago Chicago Gang History

Sep 22, 2017 · Near West Side, after the Great Chicago Fire of 1871 200,000 severely impoverished and starving Irish underclasses poured into the University Village and Jew Town areas as they crammed into older buildings and low cost homes, a great poverty crisis soon developed and this was the beginning of Chicago's skid row. Near South Side, The Great

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How Chicago's Big Marsh Transformed From an Industrial

Jul 27, 2016 · How Chicago Turned an Industrial Waste Site Into a Nature Lovers' and Cyclists' Paradise Deering neighborhood on the Far Southeast Side of the city. offer a window into urban history

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Chicago ''L'' History The Original ''L'' Lines

The history of the Lake Street "L" is an interesting, if slightly sordid, one. Chartered in 1888, at the same time as the South Side's, it opened in 1893, a year after. The franchise was initially owned and funded by a character named Michael C. McDonald, aptly nicknamed "King Mike."

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Southeast Chicago Historical Society

The Southeast Chicago Historical Society curates a collection particularly strong in materials related to industrial and labor history. Included in their collection are artifacts related to numerous industries in the area including Wisconsin Steel, United States Steel South Works, Republic Steel, Acme Coke /Interlake Steel, Valley Mould, and

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5 things to know about Chicago's planned manufacturing

Finkl was Chicago's oldest steelmaker when it made its 2014 departure to new digs on the city's far Southeast side, and the 28-acre site that Finkl left behind lies entirely within the aforementioned Clybourn Corridor PMD.

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East Side Chicago, Illinois Neighborhoods

The East Side is on the outskirts of Chicago, which means its residents have more room to spread out. That's why the majority of the neighborhood features the city's famous bungalow-style, single-family homes. Of course, not everything boasts this historic architectural style.

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City of Chicago South Side TIF District Map

Chicago History Facts & Statistics Attractions Local Industrial Retention Initiative (LIRI) News. Feb 19, 2020 TIF Approved for New Park Fieldhouse in Bronzeville South Side TIF District Map. See links below map for TIF district details. (Numbers reflect the order that districts are designated citywide) 2-41st/King (Exp. 2018)

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A Petition to Fight Environmental Classism on Chicago's

Apr 09, 2019 · Research and writing on the Schaumburg's Sustainable Future website and blog has prioritized environmental justice and waste issues for the last several years. Please read this petition from our neighbors on Chicago's Southeast Side, who are hoping to prevent the relocation of another industrial polluter to their neighborhood.

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