Land Use

  • Assist SOAR President in work on the Future of Chicago Committee
  • Gather & review of Streeterville 10 Year Plan (2005, 2015 Target Completion in 2025)
  • Review and monitor new development projects and potential developments on monthly basis such as
  • 400 LSD
  • Tribune Tower
  • Tribune East Tower
  • Northwestern University vacant sites
  • Outdoor cafés
  • Urban Kayak’s plans;
  • Vacant Lots; etc

Traffic & Transportation

  • Connect with CDOT (Mollie Samadi) & Aldermen (2nd & 42nd Ward) regarding loading study status and funding
  • Rail to Trails idea for Carroll Avenue Transit-Way-Review status
  • Emphasize river transportation, water taxi stop at end of Ogden Slip at McClurg and other opportunities
  • Review Divvy locations and advise Aldermen
  • Consideration of speed bumps on McClurg south of Illinois
  • Campus Task Force meetings to annually review TMP

Planning Projects

  • Revitalize connections with Chicago Department of Planning
  • Review of CDP webinar for Planned Development Projects
  • Review of community engagement guidelines from webinar & adapt for SOAR
  • Redefine the Drive: Presentation to Task Force & Board
  • Monitor Navy Pier Projects – new harbor, hotel opening, etc

 Parks Development: Policy & Development

  • Ogden Plaza Review: Status from Alderman – then Planning
  • Liaison with PACS
    • DuSable Park
    • Lakeshore Park
    • Jane Addams Park
    • Seneca Park
  • Assessment of open space needs for residents, children & dogs


Assessment & review of possible industrial building historic district


Streeterville Clean Up Events

  • Spring & Fall
  • North & South Partnerships

For More Information

2020 Meetings