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

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

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

Stories of Impact is a quarterly community gathering that connects people to each other. Speakers tell curated life experiences that have played a significant role in defining who they are. Attendees are invited to engage and identify with these stories in the hopes that new relationships are formed through a shared recognition. Suggested donation of $10 with event registration.

Posted: Thursday, January 18, 2018



COMMUNITY MEETING NOTICE - NEIGHBORHOOD OPPORTUNITY BONUS COMMUNITY MEETING 11/28

Posted: Thursday, October 19, 2017

On Saturday, October 14th CH Distillery will be hosting "HOUSE RELIEF" a special night of love and unity help the people of Puerto Rico and Mexico.

Posted: Thursday, October 5, 2017

Join us for a West Loop Community Organization welcome happy hour September 27th from 5:30 to 7:30 at VITAHL.

Posted: Thursday, September 7, 2017



The Chicago Community Trust’s On the Table is an annual forum designed to elevate civic conversation, foster new relationships and inspire collaborative action across the region. In partnership with this city-wide initiative, Forum West Loop and West Loop Community Organization (WLCO) will bring local West Loop businesses, neighborhood organizations and community members together to engage in thoughtful dialogue on “Cultivating the Common Thread and Cultural Identity in the West Loop RSVP:

Breakfast Tue, May 16, 2017 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM CDT Get Tickets Here

Lunch Tickets Tue, May 16, 2017 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM CDT Get Tickets Here

Happy Hour Tue, May 16, 2017 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM CDT Get Tickets HereLocation:

Forum West Loop ...

Posted: Friday, September 1, 2017

WLCO presents HOME on September 12th as part of our Movies in the Parks series. Activities begin at 6:30pm, movie begins at dusk (weather permitting). Open to all ages. Free admission.

Posted: Thursday, August 31, 2017

Experience more than 120 artists & live demos as the West Loop Community Organization presents the West Loop Art Fest 2017 on September 16th & 17th in the Fulton Market, Morgan to Racine. Free admission!

Posted: Thursday, August 31, 2017

Learn basic skills on digital marketing and advertising at this FREE workshop Friday, September 8th, 10am-2pm @ WeWork.

Posted: Thursday, August 31, 2017

Learn basic skills on digital marketing and advertising at this free workshop

Posted: Thursday, August 24, 2017

Continuing the "On the Table" conversation back in June, a panel will lead discussion in the first floor exhibit "Conversations on Community Spaces" at the National Hellenic Museum. Come ready to share your thoughts as we explore defining the West Loop's art & culture identity.

Posted: Friday, August 18, 2017

School supplies donated will benefit public schools in the 27th ward. Drop off at WeWork Front Desk 220 N Green Street. Last date for drop off will be Thursday, August 24th.

Posted: Friday, August 18, 2017

Join WLCO for Movies in the Park: HOME August 16th at Mary Bartelme Park

Posted: Monday, July 24, 2017



Interested in Sponsoring?

Please reach out to Hannah Feldman at hannah@westloop.org or 31266-1545

Posted: Friday, June 23, 2017

Alderman Danny Solis(25th Ward), Alderman Walter Burnett(27th Ward), Alderman Jason Ervin(28th Ward), The West Central Association and the West Loop Community Organization invite you to attend a community meeting to present details of the new West Loop parking policy that will soon take effect.

Posted: Wednesday, June 21, 2017



The Chicago Department of Planning and Development (DPD) would like to invite you to participate in the third West Loop Design Guidelines Working Group meeting. This final meeting will allow DPD to continue to coordinate larger community engagement with community leaders and gather early feedback, which will contribute to the development of the West Loop Design Guidelines. For more details on this effort and a summary of previous meetings, please visit: www.tinyurl.com/westloopdesign

Memorandum Download (PDF)

Posted: Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Commemorating the iconic street festival’s 21st Anniversary, Star Events and WLCO will bring together the biggest and brightest names in Chicago dining, featuring over 18 restaurants exemplary for delectable menus and irresistibly unique flavors.

Posted: Friday, May 26, 2017

Alderman Walter Burnett, Jr. (27th Ward)& West Loop Community Organization are hosting a Community Meeting for a planned development located at 328 North Carpenter.

Posted: Thursday, May 25, 2017

Interested in Sponsoring one of the Movies in the Parks?? Please contact us for more info Hannah Feldman at hannah@westloop.org or 31266-1545

Posted: Friday, May 19, 2017

Community Meeting May 18th for Proposed Development at 122 S. Sangamon is cancelled and will be rescheduled at a later date.

Posted: Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Please join us Thursday, May 25th from 6:30 to 8:30pm for a night of cocktails and appetizers, networking and storytelling at Catalyst Ranch as Women of the West Loop share their stories of impact with our West Loop Community.

Posted: Friday, May 12, 2017



Alderman Daniel Solis (25th Ward) & the West Loop Community Organization are hosting a Community Meeting to:

Discuss the proposed zoning change for the property located at 122 S. Sangamon.

112 S. Sangamon, LLC ("Applicant") has filed an application for a change in zoning from DS-3 to DX-5 for the property located at 112 S. Sangamon Street, Chicago, IL 60607 (the "Subject Property").

The Applicant is the owner of the Subject Property and intends to add a fifth story with a 3,876 square foot single dwelling unit with a 1,100 square foot open-air roof deck and one parking space. The Subject Property is currently improved with a four story, 24,000 square foot office building. Aside from the addition of the fifth story with dwelling unit, the Subject ...

Posted: Thursday, May 11, 2017

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