Despite a challenging economy, the revitalization of Harper Court, lead by the University of Chicago and the City of Chicago, is moving forward. Since the Request For Proposals (RFP) to develop Harper Court at 52nd and Harper and the adjoining parking lot at 52nd and Lake park, was issued in December 2008, a total of eleven proposals have been received..
News about 53rd St. in Hyde Park, Chicago
During the last two years, the University has embarked on a project to help revitalize 53rd St. The 53rd St. TIF district provides a wonderful opportunity to update the “Heart of Hyde Park” by making it a vibrant, mixed-use main street which serves both Hyde Park and surrounding neighborhoods. The redevelopment process can be complex and will take time, but this blog has been designed as a resource for community members who want to keep themselves informed about the latest progress as well as stay engaged with the 53rd St development process.