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 Halsted Street (E) along Lake Street beginning Friday, June 21 at 11:00PM and ending Monday, June 24 at 4:00AM.

Posted: Friday, June 14, 2019

The West Loop Community Organization (WLCO) invites you to a third 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: Thursday, June 13, 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

Alderman Walter Burnett, Jr. (27th Ward) and the West Loop Community Organization (WLCO) are hosting a Community Meeting for a 9-story commercial office building with ground floor retail uses located at 1230 West Washington. The developer will present its plans and answer any questions you may have about the project.

Posted: Monday, March 18, 2019

Mayor Rahm Emanuel today joined Alderman Walter Burnett (27th Ward) and West Loop stakeholders in breaking ground on the second phase of the Fulton Market Streetscape Project, which will improve pedestrian safety and upgrade the infrastructure on the historic corridor from Carpenter Street to Ogden Avenue.

Posted: Monday, March 11, 2019

Alderman Walter Burnett, Jr. (27th Ward) and the West Loop Community Organization (WLCO) are hosting a Community Meeting for a 19-story commercial building located at 800 West Fulton Market. The developer will present its plans and answer any questions you may have about the project.

Posted: Monday, March 4, 2019

Chicago will hold its mayoral and aldermanic elections on Tuesday, February 26. All 50 seats of the Chicago City Council, alongside elections for City Clerk of Chicago and City Treasurer of Chicago, will be decided. If no candidate receives a majority of votes for any office (more than 50% of the vote), runoff general elections will be held on April 2.

Posted: Monday, February 25, 2019

The Chicago Department of Transportation (CDOT) is starting construction on the second phase of the Fulton Market streetscape when spring begins. This section will impact Fulton Market between Carpenter and Ogden streets.

Posted: Monday, February 25, 2019

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and World Business Chicago today announced ChiBizHub, an innovative new web platform that connects expert service providers to Chicago’s fast-growing business community. Set to launch in March, ChiBizHub will be a one-stop, collaborative platform to help new and existing Chicago businesses accelerate their growth.

Posted: Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Diana Zic has a new brand: CocoonCare, Chicago's original fitness and wellness center specifically catered to women in their childbearing years.

Posted: Thursday, February 7, 2019

The West Loop Community Organization (WLCO) is postponing the January 24th and January 28th community meetings regarding the proposed developments at 19 North May Street and 37 South Sangamon Street, respectively.

Posted: Wednesday, January 23, 2019

This forum will give the 25th Ward Aldermanic Candidates the opportunity to share their views on a wide range of topics related to the West Loop. Candidates will also share their background and biography.

Posted: Wednesday, January 16, 2019

West Loop Community Organization formally recommends that the two proposed developments slated for review at Zoning Committee be postponed until the Community Group review and community input process is completed.

Posted: Wednesday, January 16, 2019

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