Join us on September 24th for a workshop on Keeping the Community Safe

Posted: Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Please join Alderman Burnett, Jr. and the West Loop Community Organization on Wednesday, August 21 for a community meeting to review and discuss the proposed development at 1400 & 1440 West Randolph.

Posted: Monday, August 5, 2019

Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot and the Chicago City Council today approved new legislation to ensure hourly workers in Chicago are guaranteed fair working conditions and scheduling stability that will allow them to maximize their income and better care for their families. The Chicago Fair Workweek Ordinance represents the most expansive scheduling policies in the nation, encompassing new industries not currently covered in Fair Workweek laws elsewhere.

Posted: Monday, July 29, 2019

Please join Alderman Burnett, Jr. and the West Loop Community Organization on Tuesday, July 30 for a community meeting to review and discuss the proposed development at 1150 West Lake Street/168 North May Street/171 North Racine Street: a new mixed-use construction project comprised of three buildings: an 11-story office building with ground floor commercial and two residential buildings at 20- and 22-stories.

Posted: Tuesday, July 23, 2019

The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) is making track improvements to prevent slow zones and to improve rail service on the Green Line. Work will be performed on the elevated tracks from May Street (W) to Halsted Street (E) along Lake Street beginning Friday, July 26 at 10:00PM and ending Monday, July 29 at 4:00AM. The Morgan Station closes at 10:00PM on Friday, five hours after work begins.

Posted: Thursday, July 18, 2019

Please join Alderman Burnett, Jr. and the West Loop Community Organization on Wednesday, July 24 for a community meeting to review and discuss the proposed development at 920 West Lake Street, a mixed-use hotel with ground floor commercial retail space and parking.

Posted: Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Please join Alderman Burnett, Jr. and the West Loop Community Organization on Tuesday, July 23 for a community meeting to review and discuss the proposed development at 310 South Green Street, a 12 story, mixed-use office building with ground floor commercial retail space and parking.

Posted: Tuesday, July 16, 2019

The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) is making track improvements to prevent slow zones and to improve rail service on the Green Line. Work will be performed on the elevated tracks from May Street (W) to Halsted Street (E) along Lake Street beginning Friday, July 12 at 10:00PM and ending Monday, July 15 at 4:00AM. The Morgan Station closes at 10:00PM on Friday, five hours after work begins.

Posted: Thursday, July 11, 2019

Homer Lyons, Jr. of Next Level Social Services is bringing a summer youth basketball program to the West Loop! Come on out to the Related Midwest basketball court at Box Shops Monday, July 8 at 5:30PM for a Meet 'N' Greet to learn about the program, West Loop Hoops, and how it aims to create a positive recreational environment for everyone.

Posted: Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Please join Alderman Burnett, Jr. and the West Loop Community Organization on Tuesday, July 9 for a community meeting to review and discuss a proposed Business Planned Development at 311 and 345 N. Morgan and 1000 W. Carroll.

Posted: Monday, July 1, 2019

The West Loop Community Organization (WLCO) is postponing by one year its plans to establish a Special Service Area (SSA) within the Fulton Market Innovation District (FMID). The SSA would fund enhanced constituent services, such as safety and security initiatives, economic attraction and retention programs, and public way maintenance and beautification. There are 53 other active SSAs within Chicago.

Posted: Monday, July 1, 2019

The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) is making track improvements to prevent slow zones and to improve rail service on the Green Line. Work will be performed on the elevated tracks from Ogden Avenue (W) to Aberdeen Street (E) along Lake Street beginning Friday, June 21 at 7:00PM and ending Monday, June 24 at 4:00AM. The Morgan Station closes at 11:00PM on June 21, five hours after work begins.

Posted: Friday, June 14, 2019

Now in its 23rd year, the Taste of Randolph Street returns this Father’s Day weekend, June 14-16! The festival serves as our non-profit’s flagship fundraiser, bringing together about 20 local restaurant favorites, as well as contemporary musicians from across the nation performing on two huge main stages and one DJ stage.

Posted: Thursday, June 13, 2019

Please join Alderman Burnett, Jr. and the West Loop Community Organization on Monday, June 17 for a community meeting to review and discuss the proposed development at at 210 N. Aberdeen/215 N. May: two mixed-use commercial buildings with office, hotel, parking and ground floor retail uses.

Posted: Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Temporary street closures for this weekend's Taste of Randolph Street begin Thursday, June 13 at 9:00AM and end Monday, June 17 at 6:00AM. Generally, Randolph Street, including the north and south service lanes, and portions of adjacent side streets will be closed to vehicles.

Posted: Thursday, June 6, 2019

Community Meeting on June 5th for the proposed development at 1111 West Carroll Avenue

Posted: Wednesday, May 29, 2019

The West Loop Community Organization (WLCO) invites you to a public discussion about the proposed establishment of the Fulton Market Special Service Area (SSA). Learn about the proposed programs and services the Fulton Market SSA could provide for the Fulton Market District by attending.

Posted: Monday, May 20, 2019

Community meeting on May 22 for the proposed developments at 1100-1110 West Fulton and 300-308 North Aberdeen, and 1033-1057 West Fulton and 225-233 North Carpenter.

Posted: Tuesday, May 14, 2019

In partnership with the Office of the Mayor and the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE), the Fulton Market Expo (FMX) returns to the West Loop this Saturday, May 4, from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM. An official kick-off with City of Chicago officials begins at 10:30 AM, followed by special entertainment and a fashion show from Project Runway contestant Rakan Shams Aldeen.

Posted: Friday, May 3, 2019

Alderman Walter Burnett, Jr. (27th Ward) and the West Loop Community Organization (WLCO) are hosting a Community Meeting for two developments at 219-221 North Racine Avenue and 1133-1155 West Fulton Market.

Posted: Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Please join Alderman Burnett, Jr. and the West Loop Community Organization on Tuesday, April 30 for a community meeting to review and discuss the proposed development at 123 S. Peoria, a 79-foot-tall, 6-story residential building with 25 residential dwelling units and 25 automobile parking spaces.

Posted: Monday, April 22, 2019

A team consisting of boys and girls born in 2011 and 2010 represented West Loop in a city-wide Winter Soccer League. They won the championship title among their peers with a regular season record of 5-2-0 with three straight wins in the playoffs. We're thrilled to share this great news!

Posted: Wednesday, April 17, 2019

The West Loop Community Organization (WLCO), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit and delegate agency for the City of Chicago, is pleased to announce the appointment of Marla Sedler and Heather Bragg to the WLCO Board of Directors.

Posted: Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Alderman Walter Burnett, Jr. (27th Ward) and the West Loop Community Organization (WLCO) are hosting a Community Meeting for a 6-story, 9-unit residential building with ground floor commercial space located at 1123 West Randolph. The developer will present its plans and answer any questions you may have about the project.

Posted: Thursday, March 28, 2019

Capitol Cement Co., Inc. has received a permit for a temporary roadway closure of Fulton Market for one block from Aberdeen to May Streets. They began implementing temporary roadway closures on the morning of Monday, March 25.

Posted: Thursday, March 28, 2019

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