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Posts tagged as “Bronzeville”

With a Little Polish, Bronzeville Can Still Shine

Image via Wikipedia Bronzeville residents and business owners are concerned that there is not enough development in their South Side neighborhood and, as a result, not enough…

South Side School Set for Turnaround

Despite heartfelt pleas from students, parents and faculty, Phillips High School, located on Chicago’s South Side, will be closed. The school, after a full turnaround, will…

Want to Help Families Survive the Economy? Volunteer.

With debt, foreclosures, unemployment and heating costs on the rise, low-income families often find themselves falling behind. To help bring some relief during the upcoming tax season, the Center for Economic Progress is recruiting volunteers to help bring free tax and financial services to families who need them most.

Bringing Business Back to Cottage Grove

By Deborah Alexander, LISC Chicago’s New Communities Program Adolph Parker opened his furniture store on South Cottage Grove Avenue in 1934, at the height of…