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Welcome to the Near South Side


Chicago's Near South is a community reborn. It is home to thriving businesses, five historic districts, covers at least eight TIF Districts; and includes major Cultural and Educational institutions in the City of Chicago. Looking today at the area just south of the Loop, from Lake Michigan west to the Chicago River, you'll find a vibrant place where you can live, work, play, study, and shop.


UPCOMING EVENTS IN THE NEAR SOUTH:
The Board of Directors of the
Near South Planning Board
Cordially invite you to attend its
Annual Member Meeting Jubilee
on
Tuesday, October 25th, 2016
as we
Commemorate our 70th Anniversary

Featuring Guest Speaker:
Andrea Zopp
Chicago's Deputy Mayor
&
Chief Neighborhood Development Officer

Hosted by:
Hilton Chicago
720 S. Michigan Avenue

11:15 am - Reception
12:00 (noon) - Lunch & Program

Join NSPB and its Co-chairs, Wayne Caplan, SVN Chigaco Commercial and Nadine Ferrata, Coldwell Banker, as we celebrate the 70th Anniversary of the Near South Planning Board by taking a look back on the history of the area and the enormous, exciting changes that have taken place in the last seventy years and be in attendance for a brief Awards Ceremony.

Deputy Mayor, Andrea Zopp, will join us in our celebration as she shares what's in store for the City moving forward, especially as it relates to development on the Near South Side and business growth in the City.
RSVP with check or online payment by Friday, October 14th for early bird prices.
(Ticket prices increase by $10 after October 14th.)

Sponsorship Available - Click here to view sponsorship perks.

Annual Meeting Ticket Prices







THE NEAR SOUTH SIDE - A PLACE TO LIVE, PLAY AND WORK
From young singles to empty-nesters, people are finding homes in new high-rise towers, in rehabilitated coach houses, in lofts converted from old warehouses, or in communities of new townhouses.
Explore our diverse neighborhoods and visit the restaurants, retail shops, museums, galleries and historic sites of spots like Printers Row, Chinatown, the Prairie Avenue Historic District, Motor Row, and Central Station for just a start. Experience amazing events at McCormick Place, the nation's largest convention center; or peruse the White Sox schedule for a home game at U.S. Cellular Field.
All in all, the Near South encompasses many amenities from retail, health care, fitness, churches, hospitals... the essentials that link you to the community. It's also a center for education. Over 24 colleges, universities, and other institutions of higher learning call the Near South home.

2016 Event Sponsors: 

 


            


     

 

Event Calendar
 
Harold Washington Literary Dinner
PROUD SUPPORTERS OF
THE NEAR SOUTH
PLANNING BOARD