Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Event: Toni Preckwinkle & "The Future of the South Loop"

If you're looking for something to do tomorrow night (10/25) or are interested in the future of our fair neighborhood, this seems like an interesting event that the Prairie District Neighborhood Association is putting on:

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle to Speak at PDNA Open Community Meeting
"A Look at the Future of the South Loop"
Thursday, October 25th, 6:30pm 

PDNA Meeting and Hyatt Tasting Event Date: Thursday, October 25, 2012
PDNA Meeting Registration: 6:00pm to 6:30pm
PDNA Meeting Time: 6:30pm
PDNA Meeting: Free and Open
PDNA Meeting Location: Hyatt Regency McCormick Place, 2233 S. Martin Luther King Drive, in Conference Center, room CC12

PDNA Meeting Agenda: A Look at the Future of the South Loop. Come to the PDNA meeting to learn about the $65 million in Tax Increment Financing dollars Mayor Rahm Emanuel committed to fund a wide range of infrastructure projects and developments throughout the South Loop and Near South Side.

  • PDNA: Organization Update 
  • Motor Row Improvements 
  • Streetscape Improvements 
  • Development Update 
  • Education Update 
  • Park Improvements 
  • CTA Improvements 

Special Guests: 

  • Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle 
  • Alderman Pat Dowell 
  • Alderman Will Burns 
  • Alderman Bob Fioretti 
  • NTA Principal Issac Castelaz
While most of these items have probably been discussed in some form on Sloopin, it's always good to hear it straight from the horses mouth.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Can't make the meeting tonight, but someone please press our dear representatives on an 18th street Green Line Station. The north side has an EL stop every 4 blocks (Armitage, Fullerton, Diversey, Belmont, Addison etc.) we should get the same.