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Solid Auburn Gresham attracts new investment

Auburn Gresham is a predominately African-American middle class community located just nine miles from downtown Chicago. After two decades of residential flight and a few years of commercial disinvestment along the 79th Street retail strip, the community began to see a rebound in the late 1990s through the efforts of a new alderman, alliance of community organizations and investment from the city.

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News and articles

LISC network delivers for Healthy Chicago 6/15/2012

Mayor Rahm Emanuel is tapping directly into LISC’s network of neighborhood groups for ideas on how to advance his administration’s ambitious Healthy Chicago agenda.

U. of C., South Side NCPs do Grand Rounds 10/10/2011

Community Grand Rounds program brought a broader definition of health issues to a broad range of the community

Project maps South Side health, vitality 10/10/2011

Partnership between University of Chicago, South Side NCPs focuses on healthcare and other services.

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Greater Auburn-Gresham Development Corp.

1159 W. 79th St. Chicago, IL 60620
(773) 483-3696 phone
(773) 483-3692 fax

Carlos Nelson
Executive Director

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