$10 Million Construction Loan Lands For Ashland Warehouse Development

Published March 13, 2020

Building completion is slated for late summer 2020 for the Logistics Property Co.'s last-mile shipping warehouse at Ashland Avenue and 37th Street, a project now supported by a development loan from Inland Bank and Trust.

  • Logistics Property Co. anticipates completion of last-mile warehouse in late summer 2020.
  • Loan from Inland Bank and Trust finances construction for site in one of the neighborhood's designated industrial zones.
  • Coming warehouse is part of a wave of commercial and industrial development in McKinley Park.

Read more: $10 Million Construction Loan Lands For Ashland Warehouse Development

Civic Association Banquet Celebrates Teachers, Student Writers and McKinley Park Community

Published March 11, 2020

For the 49th year in a row, the McKinley Park Civic Association celebrated the community at its banquet and awards ceremony on Sunday, March 8, 2020, including feting the winners of Educator of the Year, the William H.G. Toms Community Service Award and local student writers.

  • The McKinley Park Civic Association celebrated at its 49th annual banquet and award ceremony on Sunday, March 8, 2020.
  • Educator of the Year and the William H.G. Toms Community Service Award winners received plaudits for their accomplishments.
  • For the first time, local students are honored for their award-winning essays in the association's new writing contest.

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Kozlar Pitches Alternative Vision, Neighborhood Connections in 2nd District Race

Published March 10, 2020

Kenneth M. Kozlar is running for 2nd District state representative against incumbent Theresa Mah and candidate Bobby Martinez, speaking on neighborhood issues via an interview with the McKinley Park News.

  • Kenneth M. Kozlar is running for state representative in the 2nd District of Illinois.
  • In an interview, he introduces himself to the neighborhood and discusses local policy priorities.
  • Kozlar faces incumbent Theresa Mah and candidate Bobby Martinez in the primary election on Tuesday, March 17.

Read more: Kozlar Pitches Alternative Vision, Neighborhood Connections in 2nd District Race

Environment, Civics and Entertainment Take Center Stage This Week in McKinley Park

Published March 9, 2020

Get ready for the March 23 MAT Asphalt hearing with prep workshops, vote for McKinley Park Advisory Council leaders, head to CAPS Beat 912 at its new Evergreen Academy location, and attend more great neighborhood events this week in McKinley Park.

  • IEPA workshop and N4EJ meeting prep neighborhood for March 23 MAT Asphalt permit hearing.
  • CAPS Beat 912 meetings move to Evergreen Academy Middle School.
  • McKinley Park Advisory Council elects officers and plans 2020 activities.

Read more: Environment, Civics and Entertainment Take Center Stage This Week in McKinley Park

Pochos Hits Chicago Magazine's Hot List

Published March 4, 2020

McKinley Park neighborhood restaurant Pochos gets highlighted in monthly foodie list from Chicago Magazine, landing at No. 8 in the list of "places everyone's talking about." 

  • Young McKinley Park neighborhood restaurant Pochos included in foodie list from Chicago Magazine.
  • Pochos lands at No. 8 for "places everyone's talking about."
  • Locally run eatery grew from brunch-only service starting in the summer of 2019.

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