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A growthful enterprise on Perry Street 9/28/2012
Washington Park farm will bring locally grown fresh produce and jobs for residents
KaBoom! Brand new playground rises 10/7/2010
The 150 or so children who live in the Brand New Beginnings supportive housing complex near 58th and Michigan and others in the surrounding Washington Park community are receiving a brand new playground thanks partly to NCP.
Neighborhoods salute beginning of school 9/11/2010
Community organizations in three NCP neighborhoods on August 28 took advantage of the waning days of summer to help residents gear up for the challenges and opportunities that a new fall season inevitably presents. Vacations are over, school’s beginning, life goes on.
Growing partnerships in Washington Park 9/24/2008
Washington Park residents and stakeholders working on a Quality of Life Plan highlighted a budding youth coalition, added senior citizens to the mix and learned about Tax Increment Financing during a June 28 Community Planning Workshop at St. Edmund’s Church.
Fest offers fun -- and chance to connect 8/15/2007
As they have for 14 years and counting, Washington Park residents gathered July 28 on 61st Street between Indiana and Michigan for the “Unity in the Community” block fest.
Agency Partnerships: St. Edmund's Redevelopment Corporation 1/14/2006
St. Edmund's Redevelopment Corporation, the NCP lead agency in Washington Park, has a variety of fruitful partnerships with community and citywide agencies and offices.
Washington Park plan presented to Daley, Fanton 10/21/2005
Washington Park residents joined their brethren from around the city in May to see area leaders present the comprehensive Washington Park quality of life plan to Mayor Richard M. Daley and Jonathan F. Fanton, president of the MacArthur Foundation, during the LISC New Communities Program Roll Out Assembly for all 14 NCP neighborhoods at the Chicago Hilton and Towers.
Washington Park block fest draws 800 revelers 9/15/2005
An estimated 800 people of all ages turned out July 23 to participate in the Washington Park Neighborhood Association's annual Unity in the Community Block Fest.
Good times for 1,000 at Block Fest 9/14/2004
An estimated 1,000 people of all ages turned out on a hot Saturday to participate in the Washington Park Resident's Association Annual Block Fest. Area churches, block clubs, businesses and 20th Ward Ald. Arenda Troutman’s office put together a day’s worth of attractions from a double-dutch jumprope contest to fire engine tours and a magic show.
Top 10 issues: What neighbors talk about 4/1/2004
Certain topics keep coming up in NCP planning sessions, suggesting that neighborhoods might learn from each other as they address common issues. Here’s an unscientific summary of what people are talking about at this early stage in the planning.

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