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Study Description

This project will develop a plan on two corridors: the East 75th and East 79th Street corridors, between Stony Island Avenue and the lakefront in the South Shore neighborhood. The plan will focus on land use, business retention, housing and connectivity to transit for both corridors.

Status:In Progress
Program:Community Planning
Program Year:2018
Project Type(s):Corridor Planning
Grantee:City of Chicago
Current Activities:Work to develop this plan started during the first quarter of 2019 and has included two community engagement activities during the spring and late summer. The project team is now preparing a draft plan to take back to the community for feedback in January. After community feedback is incorporated the City will present the plan to the Chicago Plan Commission for adoption.
Information Updated:December 2019
RTA Project Manager:Michael Horsting
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Related Transit Assets
Metra Stations:Cheltenham (79th Street) (Elec-SC)
Windsor Park (Elec-SC)
CTA Bus Routes:5 South Shore Night Bus accessible
6 Jackson Park Express accessible
15 Jeffery Local accessible
26 South Shore Express accessible
28 Stony Island accessible
30 South Chicago accessible
75 74th/75th accessible
79 79th accessible
J14 Jeffery Jump accessible
Related Jurisdictions
US Congressional Districts:1 Bobby Rush, 2 Robin Kelly
Illinois Senate Districts:13 Robert Peters, 17 Elgie R. Sims, Jr., 3 Mattie Hunter
Illinois House Districts:25 Curtis Tarver, 26 Kambium Buckner, 33 Marcus C. Evans, Jr., 5 Lamont Robinson
County Board Districts:Cook 3, Cook 4
Chicago Wards:5 Leslie Hairston, 7 Greg Mitchell, 8 Michelle A. Harris
Councils of Mayors:Chicago
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