Welcome 2018-20 GSLA Board of Directors

The board of directors of the Greater South Loop Association received nominating petitions for the Board of Directors and held its annual election on Saturday, October 6, 2018. From Cristina Hall, President: These are exciting times for the South Loop, with growth visible around nearly every corner.  The GSLA is excited to continue to play an important role by connecting… Read more →

South Loop Business Spotlight: Edible Arrangements

The GSLA’s mission is to bring neighbors together to create a vibrant, inclusive South Loop community, which must include a thriving local business community.  Our Business Spotlight series is intended to increase awareness of small businesses in the area, so residents can shop locally to keep more of their dollars within the community to drive more local investment.   In… Read more →

South Loop Business Spotlight: Detour 2 Discovery Day School

The GSLA’s mission is to bring neighbors together to create a vibrant, inclusive South Loop community, which must include a thriving local business community.  Our Business Spotlight series is intended to increase awareness of small businesses in the area, so residents can shop locally to keep more of their dollars within the community to drive more local investment.   In… Read more →

South Loop Business Spotlight: Grant’s Financial Services

The GSLA’s mission is to bring neighbors together to create a vibrant, inclusive South Loop community, which must include a thriving local business community.  Our Business Spotlight series is intended to increase awareness of small businesses in the area, so residents can shop locally to keep more of their dollars within the community to drive more local investment.   In… Read more →

South Loop Civics: State Assembly, County Commissioner, and Judges…. Oh My!

Introduction It’s not always easy for residents of our neighborhood, especially those who are new neighbors, to navigate the “lay of the land” when it comes to our elected representation in the South Loop. The information contained in this blog post is intended to provide basic information to voters in the South Loop neighborhood regarding a subset of offices which… Read more →

South Loop Business Spotlight: Metropolitan Veterinary Center

The GSLA’s mission is to bring neighbors together to create a vibrant, inclusive South Loop community, which must include a thriving local business community.  Our Business Spotlight series is intended to increase awareness of small businesses in the area, so residents can shop locally to keep more of their dollars within the community to drive more local investment.   In… Read more →

January Neighbor’s Night Out: Transportation Updates with CDOT

Neighbors gathered at Baderbrau for the GSLA’s January NNO, to hear updates from the Chicago Department of Transportation (CDOT) on local transportation infrastructure projects.  Jeff Sriver from CDOT (also a South Loop resident) provided an overview of the scope of CDOT’s work and recent projects in the area, then shared updates on upcoming projects and initiatives.  CDOT Project Updates: Street… Read more →

Good neighbor reminder: Snow Removal

Chicagoans are very fortunate to experience a winter that has it all – cold temps, biting wind chills, freezing rain, and of course, snow. And speaking of snow, now is a good time to remind everyone to clear their sidewalks after it snows. Doing so is part of being a good neighbor, and helps all of us get around more… Read more →