On Friday, April 8th, Lake Shore Community Partners will have a ribbon cutting and grand opening at the 6443 N. Sheridan Road Grenada Center storefront. The event will celebrate the new umbrella of initiatives that will stem from these partnerships between the university, elected officials, local organizations, businesses, community members and more.
You can find two new independently-owned businesses nestled in the Granada Center retail storefront on Sheridan Road - Third Coast Comics and Local Goods Chicago. Both businesses will share the retail space at 6443 N. Sheridan Road and the University will support these current and future businesses by providing all-inclusive and short term license agreements in the Granada Center retail storefront.
On January 11, 2015, interim University president John Pelissero signed a commitment for Loyola University Chicago to be one of the founding members of a consortium of 17 nonprofit colleges and universities in Chicago.
During the week of February 15, students, faculty, staff, and community members filled the Sr. Jean Multipurpose Room in the Damen Student Center for the State of the Neighborhood safety forum hosted by the Office of Community Relations. The forum addressed safety initiatives in the Rogers Park Community and included a panel of speakers.
Throughout the month of February, local businesses from both the Edgewater and Rogers Park communities visited campus to interact with students, faculty and staff for the Ramblin' Around Business Showcase at the Damen Student Center.
Loyola Limited, Loyola University Chicago's undergraduate student run business enterprise, is kick starting their newest business venture – InQBate. InQbate will be a student-run integrated marketing communications agency and will offer campaign development and execution in regards to advertising, social media, public relations, digital and market research.
On Saturday, October 10th, over 60 Loyola students gathered under the Rosemont viaduct on a warm autumn afternoon to paint a colorful mural that has beautified the Edgewater neighborhood. Help us design our next mural project!
This past spring, Pearson Street between State and Little Michigan Avenue began improvements as the City renovated the streets with infrastructure upgrades and streetscape elements. These enhancements were part of a comprehensive streetscaping project designed by the City of Chicago Department of Transportation in close cooperation with community representatives and Alderman Brendan Reilly. Here is an update on this project.