Neighborhood Resources

GWCA 4115 N Greenview Ave, Chicago, IL  60613  www.gracelandwest.org.  Boundaries are Montrose, Irving Park, Clark and Ashland.  The Graceland West neighborhood is located in the northernmost portion of Lake View and immediately west of Historic Graceland Cemetery.

19th District Police, 850 West Addison Street, 312.744.8320, https://portal.chicagopolice.org/portal/page/portal/ClearPath/Communities/Districts/District19

CAPS19District@chicagopolice.org. GWCA is in Beat 191219th.  District 19 Commander is Robert Cesario

47th Ward, Alderman Ameya Pawar, 4243 North Lincoln, 773.868.4747, www.chicago47.org

100 watt music station, 107.1 effective 10/7/15

Aging in Place:

Center Square Journal:  archives http://www.centersquarejournal.com/category/news/page/2

Chamber of Commerce:

Chicago Park District:  http://www.chicagoparkdistrict.com/

Chicago Works app. http://www.chicagoworksapp.com/  This app allows you to photograph and report graffiti and make other city service requests.

City of Chicago:  http://www.cityofchicago.org/city/en.html

CTA / Chicago Transit Authority:  http://www.transitchicago.com/

CUBS game schedule.  http://chicago.cubs.mlb.com/index.jsp?c_id=chc.  CUBS Hotline / Tow on game, concert, event days: 866.423.3869, CUBS / Concerns: 733.404.4175.  LV-2 Parking Permits are needed after 5 pm for CUBS night games, concerts or evening events and can be obtained at the 47th Ward Aldermanic Office.  CUBS Neighborhood Protection Plan: http://chicago.cubs.mlb.com/chc/downloads/y2013/neighborhood_report_2013.pdf

Cook County Assessor’s Office:  http://www.cookcountyassessor.com/

ECO Resources: See ECO and Green Tab

866ame day hotline: 866-4-CPD-TOW on game days

FAIR (Airplane Noise complaints).  http://www.fairchicago.org/docs/ohare-data/  O’Hare is opening a runway parallel to Berteau in 2015

Forest Preserve District of Cook County: http://fpdcc.com/

GREEN Resources: See ECO and Green Tab

Graceland Cemetery and Arboretum: http://www.gracelandcemetery.org/

Health, including air quality

Jose Rizal Center: 1332 West Irving Park, 773.281.1210 or stop by for information

  • Health care classes for family caregivers and professional health care workers.
  • Saturday morning Bingo & Saturday night dance lessons, dinner and dance for the community

Lake View High School: 4015 North Ashland, 773.534.5440, http://www.lakeviewhs.com/

Lake View High School Partners:  Larry Jacobs, larryj1210@yahoo.com

Landmarks Illinois: information on Historic Preservation Incentives for Private Owners, including property tax assessment freeze for historic residences, http://www.landmarks.org/incentives.htm.  Many Graceland West homeowners have gone through the Historic Preservation process.

Neighborhood News:  Council, Block Reps and neighbors are encouraged to join EveryBlock and Next Door.

Neighborhood Parks and Greenspace.  See ECO / Green / Parks for details

  • Berteau Greenway and Rain Gardens
  • GWCA Corner Plantings (some include GWCA information kiosks)
  • Lake View High School Campus and Community Park includes the track, park and play lot.
  • Warner Park and Gardens

Secretary of State:  http://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/

Sulzer Regional Library: http://www.chicagoparkdistrict.com/parks/Hamlin-Park/

Walk Score: https://www.walkscore.com/  Look up “score” (by address) for public transit, biking, crime, etc.

USPS:  Our post office is located at 1443 East Irving Park, Chicago, IL 60613.  https://www.usps.com/

Voting: We are in the 47th Ward, 24th Precinct and vote at Lake View High School, 4015 North Ashland.  There is an elevator on the east side (SE corner) for voters with disabilities.   http://www.chicagoelections.com/en/your-voter-information-results.asp?actions=find-voter

Warner Park and Gardens: 1446 West Warner, 312.742.7529. https://www.facebook.com/WarnerParkandGardens

Zipcar:  http://www.zipcar.com/chicago/find-cars

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