BELMONT CRAGIN | AVENUES FOR GROWTH PLAN
WHY YOU SHOULD GET INVOLVED
If you’re a resident: Share your ideas on what would improve your community and make it a better place to live.
If you’re a business owner or employee: We want to know the challenges your business may be facing.
If you’re a community organization: Tell us how the Plan can strengthen your work and community connections.
WHAT SHOULD YOU EXPECT FROM THE PLAN?
Strategies for implementing projects that enhance the corridors, focusing on:
The Avenues for Growth plan is guided by residents’ input, and steered by JGMA Architects, Teska Associates, and the Northwest Side Housing Center. The Plan is funded by the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning’s Local Technical Assistance (LTA) program, which has undertaken more than 200 projects since 2012 to help the region’s communities plan for increased livability, sustainability and economic vitality.
ADVISORY COMMITTEE MEMBERS
Kenya Merritt, Business Affairs & Consumer Protection (BACP)
Diana Mireles, Belmont Cragin Local Resident
Diamaris (Lulu) Quiles, Salon la Rouge Owner
Chicago Department of Transportation (CDOT)
Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
Juan Sebastian Arias, Enterprise Community Partner
Lindy Brady, Older Adult Leader
Rev. Gwen Byrd, Older Adult Leader
Juvi Hernandez, High School Leader
Luis Monterrubio, Dept. of Planning and Development
Diana Morado, State Farm
Roxana Nava, Metropolitan Family Services-North