April 2015

SSA #34

Providing services to improve Uptown's commercial corridor.

Business Partners

The Chamber for Uptown.

Community Partners

Connecting Uptown's Not-for-Profit Community.

Development Partners

Guiding and supporting economic development.


Uptown United Names New President & CEO

Sara Dinges became United's new Pres/CEO at last Month. More info...

Lawrence/Broadway SBIF Reopens April 1st

Eligible applicants can apply for grants to improve their businesses and storefronts. More info here.


Argyle "Shared Street" Construction Update

Construction of Argyle's new streetscape may start before the end of April. More here.

Lake FX Summit & Expo for Creatives - April 16-19

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Development Partners
Thursday, April 16, 2015 - 08:00 to Sunday, April 19, 2015 - 22:00

Presented by Google in cooperation with the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs & Special Events, Lake FX Summit + Expo is the region’s largest FREE conference for artists, creative professionals and entrepreneurs. Read more about Lake FX Summit & Expo for Creatives - April 16-19

CTA Demo of Unused Track at Leland; No Traffic Closure This Weekend

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Uptown United

As part of the CTA's $200+ million overhaul of the Wilson Avenue Station and Red & Purple line tracks, contractors are demolishing the now-unused concrete track bed and supports that cross at Leland/Broadway and at Wilson near Truman College.

Uptown United Names New President/CEO

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Uptown United

Uptown United, the community development corporation for the Uptown neighborhood in Chicago, Illinois, welcomes its new President and CEO, Sara M. Dinges.

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