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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  • What You Need To Know About Phase 3 Beginning Tomorrow

    What You Need To Know About Phase 3 Beginning Tomorrow

    Posted on 06/02/2020

    COVID-19

    Based on our progress on several key health metrics, the City is poised to transition from phase two (“Stay-at-Home”) to phase three (“Cautiously Reopen”), as outlined in the updated “Protecting Chicago” framework, tomorrow, Wednesday, June 3. Here's what you need to know.

  • Mapping Property Crime In The West Loop

    Mapping Property Crime In The West Loop

    Posted on 06/01/2020

    Resources

    Visit westloop.org/propertycrime to view mapped reports of incidents. This map is new and will be updated as we receive information. If a crime is progress, report it to 911. Then, email info@westloop.org with the incident location, what happened, and what kinds of repairs will be needed. If you have documentation, like pictures of videos, please attach them with any other relevant information.

  • Public Safety Resources And Updates Re: Recent Protests

    Public Safety Resources And Updates Re: Recent Protests

    Posted on 05/31/2020

    News

    Today, the City of Chicago announced new precautionary measures to further ensure the health and safety of residents and the hundreds of peaceful protestors participating in rallies. As part of these efforts, the City announced that multiple routes to the Central Business District will be temporarily reduced today following multiple public safety incidents and property damage that occurred overnight.

  • Epidemiological Factors Guiding Chicago’s Phase 3 Re-Opening Beginning June 3

    Epidemiological Factors Guiding Chicago’s Phase 3 Re-Opening Beginning June 3

    Posted on 05/29/2020

    COVID-19

    Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot and the Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) announced that Chicago is on track to transition to Phase 3 of the “Protecting Chicago” framework and will begin re-opening on Wednesday, June 3. Cautiously reopening in Phase 3 will still require strict physical distancing but will begin to allow for some industries to start reopening in consideration of various epidemiological factors.

  • Virtual Community Meeting For The Proposed Development At 19 North May Street

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