This Existing Conditions Report for the McKinley Park Neighborhood Plan is the cumulative effort of many individuals, including residents and stakeholders who participated in surveys, public meetings, and workshops, as well as provided time and expertise to identify community values and priorities, planning issues, and policies to help successfully complete this report. The project partners would like to thank all of the people who worked with the project team to identify and address the specific challenges and opportunities that will impact the future of McKinley Park.

Steering Committee

Tony Adams, McKinley Park Development Council

John Belcik, McKinley Park Development Council

Dayna Calderon, McKinley Park Development Council

Amber Cicotte, Resident

Vernalynne De La Rosa, Midwest Asian Health Association

Mario Diaz, McKinley Park Development Council

Billy Drew, 12th Ward Independent Precinct Organization

Liliana Escarpita, 12th Ward Alderman George A. Cardenas

Kelly Fitzpatrick, 11th Ward Alderman Patrick D. Thompson

Kensen Lam, McKinley Park Community Church

Mayra Lopez-Zuñiga, State Representative Theresa Mah (2nd District)

Beata Skorusa, Business Owner

Marya Spont-Lemus, Resident

Alma Anaya, Cook County Commissioner (7th District)

Nurys Uceta Ramos, Chicago Public Schools, Network 5: McKinley Park

Project Partners

Active Transportation Alliance

Center for Neighborhood Technology

Chicago Department of Planning and Development

Chicago Department of Transportation

Metropolitan Planning Council

Regional Transportation Authority

Funding Acknowledgement

This project was supported through the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning’s (CMAP) Local Technical Assistance (LTA) program, which is funded by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), Federal Transit Administration (FTA), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT), and the Chicago Community Trust.

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