This past week Blocks Together organized those in the Chicago/Central Park TIF for the People’s Budget. Over 200 people from the TIF district voted, young and old! And the projects that received the most votes in their project areas and will be working with the Department of Planning are:
The Roof Top Garden Project- To build a Roof Top Garden on top of commercial spaces along Chicago avenue.
Skate Park on Chicago Avenue- To build a skateboard park along Chicago Avenue on vacant land.
Culinary Institute- To start a culinary training institute in the community.
Small Business Microloans- Will grant microloans for small businesses in the West Humbodlt Park community.