Annual Public Meeting
7 pm- 9 pm, Jan. 17
637 S. Dearborn St.
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Annual Public Meeting
Fri. Jan. 17
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Grace Place, 637 S. Dearborn St.
At this meeting, we will have a hands on presentation by an expert in the field of
Crime & Safety. The presentation will focus on how you can recognize and avoid dangerous situations and hopefully prevent victimization. There will also be an overview of current crime statistics in the neighborhood. The annual election of SLN Board officers will take place and participants will have an opportunity to meet with SLN Community Builder members, local businesses who actively support the efforts of the SLN!
Call for Board Members
Would you like to be more involved in the South Loop Neighbors? If
you're interested in being on the board, please email
by December 31.
Draper and Kramer Tops Off at South Loop Apartments
Draper and Kramer topped off its new 24-story, 275-unit apartment tower in the South Loop. Called Aspire Residences, the transit-oriented development is reportedly the largest residential community built in the South Loop's McCormick Square area since 2010. Completion is scheduled for summer 2020.
Fiber Optic Conduit Installation: 26th St. and State St.
Crown Castle is installing fiber optic conduit cable in the intersection of 26th St. and State St. This project comes as an effort by Crown Castle to build up infrastructure to bring advanced cellular technology to the area. The project is scheduled to start on Thursday, December 19th and finish on Tuesday, December 24th.
Last Chance To Have Your City Sticker Debt Erased: Deadline To Apply Is Sunday
City sticker ticket debt making you nervous? Get it erased - but hurry!
THE LOOP - Tired of that sinking "please-don't-be-booted" feeling every time you walk to your car?
Get rid of those tickets without going broke while you can - Sunday is the last day to apply to have your city sticker debt erased by the city.
The move could
help hundreds of thousands of Chicago drivers
who have struggled under the burden of ticket debt. For more info go to City Sticker
Extra Precautions Urged to Prevent Package Thefts This Holiday Shopping Season
Chicago police have offered some tips for consumers to protect their package deliveries.
Police suggest signing up for delivery alerts and requiring a signature for all deliveries. CPS also recommends asking a trusted neighbor to hold your delivered package, shipping packages to your work office or taking advantage of in-store pickup. For more info Click on this link
The South Loop is a vibrant neighborhood and as it continues to grow, it becomes increasingly more important
for residents to support local small businesses. The benefits of shopping local are documented through a number of
South Loop Neighbors especially urges residents to shop at local businesses that have partnered with the South Loop
Neighbors as Community Builders. Community Builders are businesses that are members of the SLN and who
recognize that a partnerships between SLN and local businesses creates an optimal environment for our neighborhood
to maintain and increase the vibrancy of the South Loop!
Please visit our website to learn more about our Community Builders.
Local Business Happenings:
- Sage Room: 67 E. Cermak
- Moody Tongue: 2515 S. Wabash
- 14 Parish: 2223 S. Michigan
- Mac Kelly's: 1340 S. Michigan (Closing date - Dec. 21)
- Hoots: 1238 S. Cancel (Spring opening)
- Sultry Steps Boutique: Roosevelt Collection
- Harbor Chicago: 1312 S. Wabash (Projected Dec. opening)
- Paisans Pizza: 700 S. Clark
Community Builder Spotlight
Everywhere Wireless owns, manages and controls a Gigabit Internet Network, designed for multi-family communities and businesses here in Chicago. The Network is designed and engineered with multiple points of redundancy, including power, distribution and connectivity. EW offers a 99.9% uptime guarantee and can deliver speeds of more than 1,000 Mbps, also known as Gigabit Speeds.
Other Neighborhood Events
Beats 111, 112, 113 & 114
Meetings will usually be held the 1st Thursday of every month at 6:30 pm. The next meeting will be held at the 400 E. Randolph Condo Building on January 2.
Beats 121,122,123 & 124
Meetings will be held the 2nd Wednesday of every month at 6:30 pm. The meetings are held at 525 S. State Street.
The next meeting will be held on January 8.
Beat 131 & 132
Meetings will held the 3rd Tuesday of every month at 6:30 pm. The meetings are held at alternating locations, the 1st District Station, 1718 S. State Street and 2722 S. Dr. ML King Drive.
The next meeting will be held at 2722 S. Dr. ML King Drive on January 21.
Snowtrekking at Northerly
Jan. 4 & 11, 10:00am - 2:00 pm
Museum Free Days
Art Institute of Chicago: Every Thursday evening from 5 -8 pm for Illinois residents
McCormick Bridgehouse & Chicago River Museum: Free on Sundays
Printers Row Park Park Advisory Council
The next meeting, which will include the Advisory Council Election, for the Printers Row Park Advisory Council will be Tuesday, January 16, 2020 at 7:00 pm at Grace Place, 637 S. Dearborn.
Grant Park Advisory Council
Meetings in 2019 and 2020 will be held on
the third Wednesday of each month
, except December, at 6:30pm at the Maggie Daley
Field House. Next meeting is January 15, 2020.
The Petty Biennial.2
Glass Curtain Gallery - Columbia College Chicago
1104 S Wabash Ave, 1st Floor
November 7, 2019-February 14, 2020
Wintrust Arena and Soldier Field events
Second Presbyterian Church
Winter Coat Drive.
Second Presbyterian Church hosts its annual Winter Coat Drive during the months of November through February. Donations of warm clothes, sweat shirts, hoodies, sweaters, coats, gloves, caps, scarves and mittens will be distributed to our neighbors in need. Donations are received Tuesdays through Saturdays, 9:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. For more information, please call the church office (312) 225-4951.
THANK YOU TO ALL WHO ATTENDED