ISW Humboldt Park: Chicago Ave Corridor Improvements

Design Area: Chicago Avenue, Pulaski Road to Kedzie Avenue Project Description:

Humboldt Park is one of 12 key commercial corridors in the 10 communities – the “front doors” to the neighborhoods – INVEST South/West collectively supports infrastructure development as a part of the initial phase of Mayor Lightfoot’s INVEST South/West commercial corridor improvement strategy.  Based on feedback received at the INVEST South/West kick off meeting, the priority focus for public and private investment are the priority focus includes both North and Chicago avenues, running from Kedzie westward through the neighborhood.

The scope of this CDOT led project includes streetscape improvements on Chicago Avenue, Pulaski Road to Kedzie Avenue. The project will provide safe, walkable, and attractive streets that will foster community and economic growth.  This effort will support the INVEST South/West initiative to re-activate neighborhood cores that have historically served as focal points for pedestrian activity, shopping, services, transportation, public spaces and quality-of life amenities for local residents.

Status: Public Outreach/Concept Design

Public Meeting #3:



Public Meeting #2:

Completed: Thursday May 4, 2023

PDF of PowerPoint Presentation: ISW Humboldt Park Public Meeting #2


Public Meeting #1:

Completed: Wednesday, January 11, 2023

PDF of PowerPoint Presentation: ISW Humboldt Public Meeting 1                                        


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