East Side

Port Of Chicago Applies For Federal Grant To Rebuild Facility

The Illinois International Port District has applied for a grant to extensively restore its multi-site campus in East Side and South Deering. Formally located at 3600 E 95th Street and commonly known as the Port of Chicago, the massive facility has been slowly crumbling into the lake as funding continues to dry up. However, its governing body hopes to get the support of the U.S. Department of Transportation’s $34.5 million grant administered by the Maritime Administration.

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Initial Plans Revealed For Off-Shore Wind Farm In Lake Michigan

Initial details have been revealed for a potential off-shore wind farm near 3600 E 95th Street in the East Side community area. Located near the Illinois International Port District close to the state line with Indiana, the new proposal seeks to create the first facility of its kind on the Great Lakes ahead of other states vying for the opportunity. The plans were introduced by State Representatives Marcus Evans Jr. and Robert Peters at a neighborhood meeting this past week in hopes of getting locals on board.

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The Invert Chicago at 11118 S Buffalo Avenue. Rendering by The Invert Chicago

Renderings Revealed for “The Invert Chicago” Subsurface Development at 11118 S Buffalo Avenue in East Side

Renderings have been revealed for The Invert Chicago, a subsurface business development located at 11118 S Buffalo Avenue in East Side. Located east of the Calumet River, the site spans 140 acres, encompassing land vacated decades ago by the local steel industry. The Invert Chicago, using the same name, is the developer behind the vision.

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