Established in 1991, The West Loop Community Organization (WLCO) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit delegate agency of the City of Chicago. Coordinating public planning, supporting economic development, and cultivating community programming within the West Loop are among our active responsibilities. We provide valuable assistance to area residents and businesses by serving as a liaison to municipal departments, assisting businesses with a variety of licensing and permitting requests, and issuing recommendations on proposed developments in the area.

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  • West Loop Community Organization Appoints Two New Board Members

    West Loop Community Organization Appoints Two New Board Members

    Posted on 11/14/2018

    Category: Press Releases

    Chicago, Illinois – West Loop. (November 14, 2018) – West Loop Community Organization (a 501C3 Not for Profit and City of Chicago Delegate Agency) is pleased to announce the appointment of Juan Carlos Avila, west loop resident and Co-Founder of Faro Advisory, a division of TOROSO Investments (Investment and retirement advisory services) and Paco Lebron,

  • Shop Small this Holiday Season in the West Loop

    Shop Small this Holiday Season in the West Loop

    Posted on 11/08/2018

    Category: General

    Check out the specials that West Loop shops and restaurants are offering this for Small Business Saturday and this upcoming shopping season. Businesses like Cat & Mouse Games, Open Books, POW! Gym, and more!

  • TONIGHT: Second Community Meeting for 1050 W Van Buren & 1125 W Van Buren Proposed Developments
  • Join the West Loop Community Organization on December 4th for our Holiday Soiree

    Join the West Loop Community Organization on December 4th for our Holiday Soiree

    Posted on 11/08/2018

    Category: General

    Celebrate the holidays with the West Loop Community Organization on Tuesday, December 4th, 2018. We will be reflecting on the past year, recognizing several community members for their years of service and dedication to the neighborhood, voting to re-elect Directors to the Board, and presenting alternative nominations. This event is free for WLCO members and $30 otherwise.

  • Member Monday: World Bicycle Relief

    Member Monday: World Bicycle Relief

    Posted on 10/29/2018

    Category: General

    Tucked away on the 4th floor of the 1KFulton building, you’ll find a passionate team working hard to help girls access education, eradicate poverty and empower communities in rural Africa through the Power of Bicycles. They work for World Bicycle Relief (WBR) a global nonprofit organization headquartered in the West Loop. WBR mobilizes people through the Power of Bicycles , envisioning a world where distance is no longer a barrier to independence and livelihood. What started as a disaster relief response to the Indian Ocean Tsunami in 2005 has transformed into a global community powered by bicycles.

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