Everyday I have the pleasure of meeting concerned citizens who truly want to affect change in Evergreen Park. To date, one of the hottest topics among you have been its blight and what Evergreen Parkers want to see done in the space. We'd like to hear more of your development ideas for the space in our upcoming forum.
Long before the nearly 60-year-old Plaza went in February, , known to be one of the first enclosed malls in the country. As indoor mall trends slowly died, interest in retailers declined and the economy tanked, owners of the mall found themselves last summer.
Some hope was instilled by plans for The Plaza, the company currently under contract to purchase, who hopes to turn the development into an outdoor mall.
But we want to know what your vision would be for the intersection of 95th Street and Western Avenue. Our Evergreen Parker Chris Clair, will moderate our discussion and this time, we will compile your suggestions into document to present to the Village of Evergreen Park.
Since the deal has not technically been made yet, we believe that our residents would have invaluable suggestions to add.
at , beginning at 7 p.m. Grab your neighbors and bring your hopes and dreams for what could be Evergreen Park's next biggest development. We're still buzzing from the input you gave us and would like to revisit that with more direct action behind our mission.
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