6/27/2022: Real Estate Activity: Congress Theater, Laramie Bank - City Markets - New NWCC Board Member - Small Business Summer School - Summer Fun Fare -
Chicago Avenue Development

Several key approvals for the Laramie State Bank building at 5200 W. Chicago Avenue have passed muster, moving the mixed-use redevelopment by Heartland Housing Alliance and the Oak Park Regional Housing Center partnership forward.
Click here and catch up on its progress Jack Crawford, Yimby Chicago 6/23/2022
Restoration of Congress Theater

Plans for a complete historic restoration of the Congress Theater at 2135 N. Milwaukee Avenue received approval from the City's Permit Review Committee. The project involves building out the ground-level retail and housing space without altering the existing layout and upgrading the mechanicals, including windows, ventilation and ductwork, electrical, plumbing, and roofing.

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Bee Ricketts, Yimby Chicago 6/15/2022

A Chamber member for over 20 years, Joe Wilson is the newest addition to NWCC's Board of Directors. The principal of Joe Wilson State Farm Insurance Agency at 3246 W. North Avenue, Joe brings years of experience in insurance and law. A native of St. Louis, Missouri, and a VietNam veteran, we look forward to his input and expertise in guiding the Chamber.
Chicago City Markets Vendor Opportunities 
Be a part of Chicago City Markets in neighborhoods across Chicago. Vendors, including food entrepreneurs and artisans, are invited to submit applications to sell fresh produce and locally sourced and made food products and goods for the 2022 Market Season. 
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NW Connection Chamber of Commerce Events...
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7/12 - Joint Chamber Networking Luncheon
Bridget Degnan, Cook County Commissioner (12th)
Margaret Kalujian, Mark Dobryzycki from
Cook County Restorative Justice Community Court
vs Gary SouthShore RailCats - Impact Field, Rosemont
9/15 - Annual Indian Boundary Golf Outing
NWCC Membership Renewals - 2nd Quarter 2022

Best Rate Insurance - Bionic Auto Parts - C & A Hardware -
Cook Brothers - Country Insurance (formerly Insuring Solutions) - De La Rosa & Associates - Elliot's Augusta Pizza & Grill - -En Las Tablas - European American Association - Hawthorne Race Course - Helpico Insurance - International Foods - Las Americas Jewelry - Logan Square Pest Control - McDonalds (3245 W. North) Midwest Fence - Parkside Food & Liquor - Raila & Associates - Second City Exteriors, Garages & Roofing - Seligman Animal Hospital - State Farm Insurance/ Jennifer Santiago - State Farm Insurance/Joe Wilson - Wintrust Bank...
Click to view NWCC's Membership Roster - Click here to view/download an application
3306 W. Armitage Avenue, 60647
6,000 sf for Lease - Click to learn more.
Retail, office, or venue space in Logan Square - Great location near Scofflaw, Moonlighter, Ground Control - Recently modified, turn-key, high ceiling space - Basement with additional 50% of clear span space - Rear room with 11.5’ metal garage Door -
750 sf outdoor space - Kitchen with appliances, cabinets - 2 bathrooms, inclusive of shower.
View other available commercial properties in NWCC's Real Estate Inventory
Contact: Pete Schmugge, NWCC Executive Director
773-558-8743 - nwconnectioncc@gmail.com
The NW Connection Chamber of Commerce - a Place Making Generalist agency for the
City of Chicago Business Affairs Neighborhood Business Development Center - is funded to
provide assistance to the Cragin, Hermosa, Humboldt Park, and North Austin Communities.