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Mayor Emanuel announces next steps to transform Fisk Coal Plant site into community asset

Mayor Rahm Emanuel joined leaders of the Fisk and Crawford Reuse Task Force to announce today that the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) and NRG Energy have entered into a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to explore potential redevelopment of the Fisk coal plant site into a CTA bus garage and maintenance facility. Significant sections of the Fisk site would also be set aside as open space and a park for use by the community, and the site will be better connected to the Chicago River. Continue reading Mayor Emanuel announces next steps to transform Fisk Coal Plant site into community asset

PERRO joins with many Pilsen Community Organizations to host Forum on the future of the Fisk site

COMMUNITY MEETING
What do YOU want to see at the Fisk Plant Site?
Green Space? Jobs? Industry?

For more than a decade PERRO lead the campaign in Pilsen against the neighborhood’s biggest polluter – the Fisk Coal Plant on Cermak. In September the Fisk plant will be closing. Now we have the opportunity to construct something on the site that will benefit the entire community.

We want to know what you think?

Join PERRO, The Resurrection Project, Alivio Medical Center, and Pilsen Neighbors Community Council…

Tuesday, June 5th at 6:30pm @ Casa Maravilla, 2021 S. Morgan St.

*The meeting will be in English and Spanish*

RSVP on our Facebook event page…
http://www.facebook.com/events/107792056028487/?context=create