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

The new West Loop Chicago Public Library branch is opening this Thursday, January 17th at 9am! Come to the ribbon cutting to celebrate and welcome them to the neighborhood!

Posted: Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Alderman Daniel Solis (25th Ward) & the West Loop Community Organization are hosting a Community Meeting for a 24-story residential building located at 99 South Sangamon. The developer will present its plans and answer any questions you may have about the project.

Posted: Tuesday, January 15, 2019

This Member Monday, learn about Jennifer Guimond-Quigley, who will be co-presenting a Lunch and Learn on Thursday, January 24th, where she will focus on the importance of funding and planning for your future. Topics will include common estate planning tools, the importance of life insurance outside of work policies, and succession planning for business owners.

Posted: Monday, January 14, 2019

Alderman Daniel Solis (25th Ward) & the West Loop Community Organization are hosting a Community Meeting for a 18-story residential building located at 19 N May. The developer will present its plans and answer any questions you may have about the project.

Posted: Thursday, January 10, 2019

Pure Dental Spa was created with the understanding that going to the dentist can be a major phobia for several people. The practice is centered around comfort, patient education, advanced dental technology, and a gentle touch. During every visit at our office, patients are welcome to receive complimentary spa services on our Comfort Menu. Spa services include: paraffin hand wax treatment, heated aromatherapy neck pillow, cooling eye mask, Bose noise canceling headphones, mint flavored lip balm, and much more!

Posted: Monday, January 7, 2019

The Learning Experience is one of the nation’s fastest-growing Academies of Early Education for children ages six weeks to six years old. With a greater national emphasis on educational development during the most crucial years of a child's growth, The Learning Experience places a prominent focus on programs that advance scholastic preparation.

Posted: Monday, December 17, 2018

Beginning December 1st, if you see a posted sign that says no parking between 3AM and 7AM that means that the winter overnight parking ban is in effect on this street, whether it snows or not. Do not park at this location between 3AM & 7AM from now until April 1st or you will be ticketed and towed. You should also avoid parking here during heavy snow storms when more than 2 inches of snow has fallen.

Posted: Thursday, November 29, 2018

On Tuesday, November 27th, Mayor Rahm Emanuel joined Alderman Walter Burnett (27th Ward) and the West Loop Community Organization to cut the ribbon on the first phase of the Fulton Market Streetscape, a community-inspired modernization of the corridor that is Chicago’s first wholesale market and now is an incubator for the City’s thriving tech economy. As the first phase of the project wraps up from Halsted Avenue to Carpenter Street, the Chicago Department of Transportation (CDOT) announced it will launch work in the coming weeks on the second phase from Carpenter to Ogden Boulevard.

Posted: Thursday, November 29, 2018

Officially launching his new firm earlier this year, architect Jo Palma has established the firm’s core studio in Chicago, with satellite offices in Miami and London. The practice, known as PALMA, follows the international concentration that has defined Palma’s expansive career. Gleaning knowledge and experience from its talented and diverse staff, PALMA uses the concept of Evolutionary Architecture to address design solutions that improve communities, enhance social wellbeing, and add value to projects of all scales.

Posted: Monday, November 26, 2018

West Loop Community Organization was proud to participate in today’s Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at Walgreens (1051 W. Randolph).

Posted: Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Using street food as inspiration, the West Loop’s Proxi celebrates global flavors and ingredients through a thoughtful American lens. Guided by traditions but not restrained by them, Proxi travels the world one boundary-blurring dish at a time. At Proxi, the world is Executive Chef Andrew Zimmerman’s oyster — literally and figuratively. Using iconic street food as a jumping off point, Zimmerman creates dishes that honor those signature bold, funky flavors while instilling his own culinary style. His menu freely wanders through Asia, India, the Middle East, and Mexico and beyond but feels completely at home in Chicago.

Posted: Monday, November 19, 2018

Chicago, Illinois – West Loop. (November 14, 2018) – West Loop Community Organization (a 501C3 Not for Profit and City of Chicago Delegate Agency) is pleased to announce the appointment of Juan Carlos Avila, west loop resident and Co-Founder of Faro Advisory, a division of TOROSO Investments (Investment and retirement advisory services) and Paco Lebron,

Posted: Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Check out the specials that West Loop shops and restaurants are offering this for Small Business Saturday and this upcoming shopping season. Businesses like Cat & Mouse Games, Open Books, POW! Gym, and more!

Posted: Thursday, November 8, 2018

On November 8th, Alderman Danny Solis (25th Ward) and the West Loop Community Organization are hosting a second community meeting for the proposed development two multi-family buildings at 1050 West Van Buren and 1125 West Van Buren Street.

Posted: Thursday, November 8, 2018

Celebrate the holidays with the West Loop Community Organization on Tuesday, December 4th, 2018. We will be reflecting on the past year, recognizing several community members for their years of service and dedication to the neighborhood, voting to re-elect Directors to the Board, and presenting alternative nominations. This event is free for WLCO members and $30 otherwise.

Posted: Thursday, November 8, 2018

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