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The latest news and hot topics impacting our local south side communities.

You're Invited to Attend the 43rd Street Charrette Results Presentation on Thursday June 4th
Jun 2015 | SECC Staff

The 4th Ward Alderman Burns, The North Kenwood-Oakland Conservation Community Council, and the South East Chicago Commission present the 43rd Street Charrette Results on Thursday June 4th, 2015


Museum Campus South Launches Summer Nights at the Museums series, June- September
Jun 2015 | SECC Staff

This summer six South Side cultural institutions are opening their doors after regular hours for Museum Campus South’s Nights at the Museums series. The Nights at the Museums series runs from June through September, with each institution hosting evening events throughout the summer.


SECC Sponsors Oscar Brown, Jr. Street Naming
May 2015 | SECC Staff

On Saturday, May 30, 2015, starting at 10:00 A.M., there will be a street naming ceremony and tribute to Oscar Brown, Jr. at 5200 South Harper Street in Hyde Park.


9th Annual Hyde Park Jazz Festival Fundraiser
May 2015 | SECC Staff

Support and Celebrate the 9th Annual Hyde Park Jazz Festival Fundraiser Thursday June 25th, 2015


VOLUNTEERS WANTED FOR THE 4TH ON 53RD PARADE & PICNIC!
May 2015 | SECC Staff

The 4th on 53rd parade needs volunteers to help out before and during the big day. It’s the big Fourth of July everybody marches, nobody watches parade and picnic in Hyde Park.


Hyde Park Farmers Market is Brand New at Harper Court Next Thursday, June 4th
May 2015 | SECC Staff

Co-sponsored by The South East Chicago Commission and the Special Service Area Hyde Park, the annual Hyde Park Farmers Market opens its season Thursday, June 4, 2015 at Harper Court on 53rd Street.


The DuSable Presents: 2015 Movies in the Parks
May 2015 | SECC Staff

Join the DuSable Museum of African American History for the 2015 Movies in the Parks co-sponsored by the SECC!


SSA Hyde Park Installs New Banners in Downtown Hyde Park
May 2015 | SECC Staff

Check out the new banners installed in downtown Hyde Park! Thanks to the SSA #61 Hyde Park!


53rd Street TIF Advisory Council Meeting Announcement
May 2015 | SECC Staff

53rd Street TIF Advisory Council is meeting on Monday May 11th at 7:00 p.m. at the Kenwood High School Little Theatre


SECC Announces Recipients of 2015 Neighborhood Enhancement Grants
May 2015 | SECC Staff

The South East Chicago Commission (SECC) and the University of Chicago are delighted to announce the winners of the 2015 Neighborhood Enhancement Grants (NEG).