When Sears filed for bankruptcy last fall, many Chicagoans found themselves reminiscing about its glory days, particularly in North Lawndale, on the city’s West Side, where the retailer’s… Read More »New York Times: Former Sears Complex Returns as a Beacon in a Chicago Neighborhood
Dear Friends, Chicago is going through challenging times. The city’s place in the national spotlight is often focused on our worst moments. Despite the well-publicized… Read More »Stronger, Together: Letter from the Executive Director
With a new board of directors, dedicated partners, and a timely strategic plan, the Foundation for Homan Square (FHS) is on strong footing to build… Read More »2018: New plans, partners, and momentum
Since the first seeds broke through the soil, the Homan Rails Farm has inspired collaborations for work, education, and healthy eating. The latest partnership has… Read More »Homan Rails Farm nurtures collaborations
This summer ten aspiring filmmakers from Free Spirit Media (FSM) produced documentaries with the support of journalists from the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting. Over… Read More »Free Spirit Media developing documentary filmmakers
Some of Chicago’s most vibrant neighborhoods are around CTA ‘L’ stations. Land near transit is special, and five years ago, the city wanted to spread… Read More »WBEZ: Chicago Has A Plan To Build Near CTA Trains. But Who Does It Help?