About the TIF, Housing and Gentrification Campaign

Strong Community Involvement Defeats Pilsen SSA Tax

Wednesday June 05 2013

SSA Supporters Withdraw Proposal, Acknowledge Flaws Community Vows to Put Its Own Development Priorities Forward The proposal for a new Special Service Area in Pilsen was withdrawn Thursday in the face of overwhelming community opposition. The SSA required the assessment of a new tax to residents and businesses in most of the neighborhood, a t […]

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Ald. Danny Solis and The Resurrection Project Team Up to Propose a NEW TAX on PILSEN

Friday May 24 2013

The New Tax on Businesses and Homeowners Makes Pilsen Less Affordable Ald. Danny Solis’ attempt to impose a new tax on Pilsen through The Resurrection Project (TRP) started burning as soon as it hit the public Thursday, with a raucous mandated community meeting at which TRP organizers were shot down by boos from a surprised […]

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Community Residents Call for the Mayor and the City Council to End Charter Abuses

Monday May 13 2013

Media Advisory : For Immediate Release May 7, 2013 Contact: Bill Drew – 773.458.3489 Member of the McKinley Park Civic Association and long-time neighborhood resident. Nelson Soza – 773.899.0872 — Executive Director of the Pilsen Alliance Rosie Mancera – 312.320.9790 – resident of Pilsen and board member of the Pilsen Alliance CHICAGO— Nelson Soza, Executive […]

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Pilsen National Historic District: The Key to Pilsen’s Future

In 2005, the United States government found that Pilsen’s historic significance to the country merited a National Historic District designation. Taking this distinction to the next level holds the key to the future of Pilsen as place where immigrants and workers will always find a home. Gentrification, Pilsen’s Main Threat For more than 50 years, […]

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