October 2014


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.


Support the Renewal
of Uptown SSA#34


In 2014, Uptown United is embarking on reconstitution -- or renewal -- of Uptown Special Service Area (SSA) #34. Uptown SSA #34 was established for a ten-year term in December 2005.

More information on the process and providing your feedback here.



Join us for Business Partners and Uptown United's fall fundraising gala...


WHEN: Tuesday November 11, 2014 from 5:30 PM to 9:00 PM

WHERE: Aragon Ballroom, 1106 W Lawrence Avenue, Chicago, IL 60640

TICKETS: $85 for one or $75 each for two or more. Group rates are available. Contact info@uptownbusinesspartners.com.

The price of admission includes casino games, live performances by the Green Mill's own Flat Cats and the Kiss-kiss Cabaret, as well as all-inclusive food and drink from local businesses. Mingle with the neighborhood's business owners, executives, and elected officials in the historic Aragon Ballroom. (Casino games are for entertainment purposes only and are free and open to the public.) To learn more and register click here.

Argyle Night Market

The 2nd Annual Argyle Night Market concluded its season on September 4. It included farm stands, food vendors highlighting local Argyle restaurants, arts, and retail goods. The Market was held on Argyle Street (5000 N) from Sheridan Rd. on the east (1000 W) to Kenmore Ave. on Thursdays from 5:00pm – 9:00pm.

Hosted by The City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs & Special Events, Uptown United, Business Partners – The Chamber for Uptown, and 48th Ward Ald. Harry Osterman. More here.



Uptown Corridor Initiative Final Report

The Metropolitan Planning Council has released the final report based on a series of public workshops about the future of two important sites in Uptown: the Stewart School building and a parcel next to the Wilson CTA Red Line station. Read more here.









Next SSA Commissioner Meeting - Has Been Postponed

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SSA #34
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 16:30 to 17:30

Free October Business Workshops

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Development Partners

Chicago Sculpture Exhibit Comes to Uptown

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Uptown United