A New Landmark: Lakeview Avenue Row House District
Condo and Townhouse Summit Sign-up
Dear Neighbor,

Thursday, September 1st   the Commission on Chicago Landmarks designated he Lakeview Avenue Row House District  (2700-2710 N. Lakeview Avenue)  as a Chicago Landmark District. 

These  four classic row houses will now join the landmarked Elks Memorial in preserving Lakeview Avenue from Wrightwood to Diversey. T hanks to the Diversey Harbor Lakeview Association, Park West Neighbors Association, Preservation Chicago, and enthusiastic residents at 2650 N. Lakeview for their hard work.
2700-2710 N Lakeview Avenue

Don't Forget! Join Us Next Week for the 
43rd Ward Condo & Townhome Summit
For Residents of Condos, Cooperatives, 
Townhomes and Homeowner Associations

September 12th, 2016 5:30 - 8 pm 
Second Church of Christ Scientist
2700 N. Pine Grove


September 14th, 2016 5:30 - 8 pm
The Public Hotel 
1301 N. State Pkwy

Registration is Closed for 14th Due to Capacity
Please register at least one or two people from your building so you can attend all sessions. All are welcome. Due to the high interest, the Condo Summit at the Public Hotel is full.  Anyone interested should now register for the September 12 date at the Second Church of Christ Scientist.

Experts will help you navigate new laws and issues such as; Airbnb/Short Term Rentals, new recycling rules for multi-unit buildings, supporting seniors and common association problems. Drinks and refreshments will be served.  For the full text of the invitation please  click here

Take advantage of this first of its kind event within the 43rd Ward.

Qatar Airways Chicago Beach Polo Cup 2016

Come to North Avenue Beach this weekend for the Qatar Airways Chicago Beach Polo Cup, a three day polo tournament starting this  Friday, September 9th through Sunday, September 11th.  Click here for more information about this exciting event and to purchase tickets.

Live Concert in Oz Park

Enjoy a free   live concert  at Oz Park on  Friday, September 9th, beginning at 7:30 PM.    Hear local band  The Smoking Fish  and watch a  a group of Lincoln Elementary School seventh-graders in "The World's Okayest Band" before The Smoking Fish take the stage. Thanks to the Oz Park Advisory Council for sponsoring this family friendly concert. 

St. Paul's United Church of Christ Annual Rummage Sale
this Saturday

Head down to St.  Paul's United Church of Christ at 2335 N. Orchard on 
Saturday, September 10th from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM for the annual Shop the Steeple Rummage Sale.

Mid North Association Fall Block Party

Come out on  Sunday, September 11th from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM  on Cleveland between Fullerton and Belden for the Mid-North Association Fall Block Party. There will be hot dogs, pretzels, beer, and live music. I hope you to see you and  your neighbors for a beautiful evening.

Notice of Public Meeting for Red and Purple Line Modernization

On  Tuesday, September 13th at 6:00 PM, the City of Chicago Department of Planning and Development (DPD) will hold a public meeting at Sullivan Athletic Center, 2323 North Sheffield Ave for the purpose of discussing Red Line improvements and a proposed Transit Tax Increment Financing (TIF). This will include a presentation by the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) and DPD staff followed by a comment period, during which members of the public can ask questions or provide input about the Transit TIF.  For more background information, click here.

Please note that this proposal does not impact Chicago Public Schools, as they are excluded from the Transit TIF under the State legislation. Should you have any questions, please call the CTA at 1-888-YOUR-CTA

Best wishes for a successful year to students returning to class,
Michele Signature

Michele Smith
Alderman, 43rd Ward 

43rd Ward Office Hours: M 9 AM - 7 PM, T-F 9 AM - 6 PM 
 2523 N Halsted | 773-348-9500| yourvoice@ward43.org| www.ward43.org