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WPC Announces Resignation of Executive Director

General Info—The Board of Directors for the Washington Park Consortium (WPC) announced today that executive director Brandon F. Johnson has resigned to pursue other opportunities.

Red Line South Reconstruction ProjectRed Line South Reconstruction Project

General Info—CTA is rebuilding the south Red Line from just north of Cermak-Chinatown to 95th/Dan Ryan. The work will benefit Red Line riders for decades to come—through faster travel times, increased… Continue

Summer Jobs for Youth

Jobs—Summer Jobs for Youth Mayor Rahm Emanuel, along with County President Toni Preckwinkle, has announced One Summer Chicago. One Summer Chicago is a joint summer initiative between City & County… Continue

PHOTOS: Washington Park Community

General Info, All news—Slideshow of good things happening in the Washington Park Community.

Arts and Public Life InitiativeArts and Public Life Initiative

All news—I am excited to announce the launch of the University of Chicago’s Arts and Public Life Initiative, with Theaster Gates as the inaugural director.

Our Plan: Historic, Vibrant, Proud & HealthyOur Plan: Historic, Vibrant, Proud & Healthy

All news—After a year of discussions and workshops involving more than 200 local stakeholders, the Washington Park quality-of-life plan has been finalized and sent to the printer. Download the… Continue


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Blogs & Other Links

Want to be engaged more civically? The Washington Park Consortium encourages you to visit “The Campaign” for thoughts that inspire civic participation.


Phat Boy Foods,Inc.
(708) 539-4958
376 E 61st St
Chicago, IL 60637
Mr. Gregg Brown
(773) 548-5500
5401 S Wentworth Ave., Suite 25
Chicago, IL 60609
Holistic Health Awareness & Transformation
(773) 363-0500
5550 South State Street
Chicago, IL 60637

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Mission statement

A vibrant neighborhood that shares its name with the beautiful public space to the east, Washington Park will offer cultural opportunities, housing for all income levels, and a safe environment. Learn more