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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  • Easing Of Phase 4 Business Guidelines Begins Thursday

    Easing Of Phase 4 Business Guidelines Begins Thursday

    Posted on 09/28/2020

    COVID-19

    Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot, the Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) and the Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection (BACP) today announced that Chicago has made sufficient progress in the fight against COVID-19 to ease certain restrictions on businesses. Effective Thursday, October 1, new guidelines for businesses will come into effect.

  • Get Small Business Help In The West Loop

    Get Small Business Help In The West Loop

    Posted on 09/24/2020

    Resources

    Did you know the U.S. Small Business Administration has a regional office located at 500 West Madison? We also have a certified Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at 855 West Adams.

  • Public Safety Reminders Amid Heightened Preparedness

    Public Safety Reminders Amid Heightened Preparedness

    Posted on 09/23/2020

    Notices and Reminders

    Today, the grand jury overseeing the killing of Breonna Taylor involving 3 Louisville Metro Police Department (LMPD) officers announced wanton endangerment charges against 1 of the officers. At the request of the Chicago Police Department (CPD), we are preemptively sharing the below public safety reminders in the event of any local civil unrest.

  • Vote By Mail Or Early This Election

    Vote By Mail Or Early This Election

    Posted on 09/22/2020

    Events

    September 22 isn't just the Fall Equinox; today marks the ninth annual National Voter Registration Day! So we're taking a moment to share some important voting resources with the community, as casting your ballot this year may look a little different.

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