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Showing posts from June, 2021

Another neighborhood Zoom Meeting. Link above to register. 

Hello Le Meridien Essex Chicago.

 Hotel Essex Chicago, located at 800 S Michigan has joined the Marriott Family.  The iconic hotel in the South Loop has now been rebranded as Le Meridian Essex Chicago.  Grant Park Bistro has reopened as well! Check out their Happy Hour! S/X Sky Bar has permanently closed and will become an event space called LM Studio. 

1000M is a go, again.

Plan Commission approves amended proposal for the Helmut Jahn - designed 1000 S Michigan Ave. The new plan includes 738 residential units as a part of a74 - Story tower overlooking Grant Park. The amendment adds 232 units to the original plan, 23 of which will be affordable on site. Yesterday I watched the LiveStream of the presentation. It was actually pretty neat to watch the presentation and then the vote. Alderman King was apart of the presentation and endorsed the project. I'm excited to see this project move forward.

Zoom Meeting today!

BEAT 132 - JUNE 15th CAPS MEETING  Hello Community Partners!  You are invited to a Zoom meeting for Beat 132.  When: Jun 15, 2021 06:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada) Register in advance for this meeting: After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. Note Beat 131 & 133 issues may also be raised at these meetings. Chicago Police Department  1st District Office of Community Policing  1718 S State Street Chicago, IL  60616 Office: 312-745-4381 Follow us on: Twitter @ChicagoCAPS01                         Facebook @ 1st District CPD                          Instagram @ cpd01district

South Loop Update!

 Hey Folks!  Sorry for the delay, I've been really busy!!  However, I have lots of news to share... Here we go! Insomnia Cookies at 30 E Balbo is now open! Illinois Media School at 530 S State has relocated to 210 S Clark St in the Loop.  Blackstone Hotel at 636 S Michigan has reopened! Fit Results has relocated to 731 S Plymouth.  Grant Park Bistro at 800 S Michigan has reopened!