Rebirth of Garfield Park Fundraiser

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In 2017 a bold new plan to revitalize a west side community that has not seen development since the 1968 riots was created!

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The Garfield Park New Community Development Corporation (GPNCDC) and the Garfield Park Chamber of Commerce, is calling on the support of individuals and corporations to support the development and implementation of the Rebirth of Garfield Park -- a west side community that has not seen any development since the 1968 riots. The visionary of the plan is Siri Hibbler, Founder and Chairman of the Garfield Park Chamber and co-Founder of the GPNCDC. The amazing designer and creator of the Phase 1/2/3 of this development is Karl Guider, CEO of the Guider Group, LLC.

With the support of the Garfield Park community this duo has worked tirelessly to implement the development starting with phase 1 - a Design and Art District in the East Garfield Park area. The Design District includes a Technology and Design Center, Center for Performing Arts, Coffee/Internet Cafe and Office Incubator, 200 affordable housing units and mixed-use properties. This development is expected to employ 2,000 workers within 3 years with the majority of new hires being residents of the immediate community.

This development is designed to stop the displacement of low-income families -- many who have been forced to leave due to a lack of affordable housing and jobs. With support of the Cook County Land Bank and private angel investors, this group is ready to began the process of preparing for the ground breaking within the next 60 days. Along with hard costs there are also soft costs -- which is the purpose of hosting this fundraiser to help cover some of the soft costs, including community meetings, surveyors, photos, development of RFP's for subcontractors, consultants and more.

Learn more about Siri Hibbler a native of Garfield Park at www.sirihibbler.org and Karl Guider at www.guidergroupllc.com. And the chamber at www.gfpchamberchicago.org.

Join us as Feb 2, 2019 as we help this dynamic duo and their team of community volunteers implement this development to stop the displacement of residents!

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https://www.chicagobusiness.com/residential-real-estate/bold-plan-reviving-desolate-part-east-garfield-park

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