TODAY: Inaugural LPHS Homecoming Parade
Infrastructure Improvements to Halsted Avenue
Lincoln Park High School
celebrates its 1st Annual Homecoming Parade
Thursday, October 12, 20
17 with a step-off at 3:45 p.m. today at the school entrance, 2001 N. Orchard.
Over 300 students, including the marching band, cheerleaders, football and other fall sports teams will be smartly strutting to show "Lion Pride" to the neighborhood.
Children of all ages, from 2 to 92, will enjoy the spirit of our high schoolers. So come out and watch the parade along the route, which runs from the High School to Larrabee, Larrabee to Webster, Webster to Sheffield, Sheffield to Dickens, and Dickens back to the school.
Congratulations to LPHS
Principal Boraz and
Guidance Counselor Chris Merle who both ran the Chicago Marathon on behalf of the school and generated an impressive $9,600 toward the
$10,000 fundraising goal. To help them exceed that goal, click
And, the LPHS Parents Soccer Co
is raising money for equipment for the boys and girls soccer teams and would greatly appreciate your help - click here to donate.
Supporting our local high school is key to giving our kids an excellent local public school option. LPHS is the best neighborhood high school in the city. The school is receiving a $20 million upgrade, our community has helped paint 70+ classrooms and our parents and neighbors contribute time and money to the school. Come enjoy the music today and Go Lions!
Infrastructure Improvements - Halsted Avenue
Halsted Avenue, from Wrightwood to Fullerton, is now restored
after completion of new water main projects
. Watch for future projects as mentioned in a
Arts & Culture
October 14-15, 2017
Open House Chicago
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. daily
||The Elks WWI Memorial on Lakeview
The Chicago Architecture Foundation's Open House Chicago is a free public festival that offers behind-the-scenes access to more than 200 buildings across Chicago. Explore
the hidden gems and architectural treasures of Chicago's diverse neighborhoods-all for free.
To help plan your visit, click here.
October - November 2017
Best of Lincoln Park Nominations
e Lincoln Park Chamber of Commerce honors the Lincoln Park business community in the 2017
Best of Lincoln Park Awards.
Local businesses make Lincoln Park a great place to live and work. Click
to place a vote for your favorite businesses and organizations in the neighborhood.
October 1 through October 31
Old Town Art Center
1763 N. North Park Avenue
The Leslie Wolfe Gallery
presents the Two Takes on a Secondary Color exhibit by artist Joe Fournier. The exhibit will run until October 31, 2017.
Click here for more information.
2017 Preservation Excellence Award
43rd Ward Recipients
Mulligan School,1855 N. Sheffield.
Courtesy of DNAinfo.
Cultural Center - 78 E. Washington Street
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Ceremony begins at 4:30 p.m.
The defining characteristic of our Ward are its landmark districts. So we are proud that three unique buildings
in the 43rd Ward, the former Mulligan School,
1855 N. Sheffield Avenue
, and homes at
2347 N. Geneva Terrace
W. Menomonee Street
by the Commission on Chicago Landmarks to receive 2017 Preservation Excellence Awards on Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at the Chicago Cultural Center at 4:30 p.m.
Halloween Donations for Kids
Costumes & Candy
1160 N. Larrabee
Bring a smile to a child's face by helping CPD collect items for their 6th Annual Children's Halloween Party on Thursday, October 26.
New and gently used costumes and candy for children of all ages will be collected at the police station, located at 1160 N. Larrabee. We hope that you can help make this a memorable afternoon for these deserving children.
Click here for more information about the donation drive.
Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Donations for Women's Shelters
The 19th District will be collecting toiletries and hygiene items
on behalf of local women's shelters during October. Donations may be dropped off anytime at the 19th District police station, located at
850 W. Addison
Hope to see you at the LPHS Parade and Go Cubs!,
Alderman, 43rd Ward
43rd Ward Office Hours: M 9 AM - 7 PM, T-F 9 AM - 6 PM