Excerpt from the 2009 quality-of-life plan: "In December 2007, the newly elected Alderman, Willie B. Cochran, convened a quality-of-life planning process to begin shaping this new chapter in our history. Through monthly meetings and workshops over the following year, we engaged more than 200 people and learned from each other that Washington Park has many assets still. We hammered out a vision and defined a new path that respects our history while responding to new opportunities.
News and articles
A growthful enterprise on Perry Street 9/28/2012
Washington Park farm will bring locally grown fresh produce and jobs for residents
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.
Voting is important, but coming out early on a cold Saturday in January to help plan the neighborhood – that’s citizenship
- CWF model a national winner 10/13/2011
- U. of C., South Side NCPs do Grand Rounds 10/10/2011
- Project maps South Side health, vitality 10/10/2011
- Growing green healthy neighborhoods 9/29/2011
Washington Park Consortium
6357 S. Cottage Grove Ave.
Chicago, IL 60637
Phone: (773) 324-7592
Brandon F. Johnson
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Washington Park boundaries