Director, Special Service Area #61

Eric E. Reaves

Eric E. Reaves
Eric E. Reaves, is the 53rd Street Business Improvement District, Program Manager and SSA#61 Director for the South East Chicago Commission (SECC). Eric primary works in the Hyde Park community on the downtown business corridor. He has co-developed the brand identity and single point of engagement website www.downtownhydeparkchicago.com for downtown Hyde Park Chicago and has developed customer attraction events in the community resulting in more than $250 million dollars of economic impact. Prior to joining, SECC Eric served as Deputy Director of The Gary Economic Development Corporation. Eric is a seasoned economic development practitioner, when he is not working at SECC he serves on the Marquette Park Lake Front East Project Advisory Board and Sub-Committee, President of the Miller Citizen Corporation, Miller Business Association, Commissioner (VP) for the Gary Redevelopment Commission and Founder of the Miller Beach Arts and Creative District.
+ 773-324-6926
1511 E. 53rd St, Chicago IL 60615, USA
SECC PROGRAMS

Recent Projects

SECC Announces Special Projects for 2019 Grant RFP

SECC Announces Special Projects for 2019 Grant RFP

2019 Neighborhood Enhancement Grants includes opportunities for special projects near Greenline CTA stations.
2019 Healthy Chicago 2.0 Community Seed Grants Awarded

2019 Healthy Chicago 2.0 Community Seed Grants Awarded

Public Health Institute of Metropolitan Chicago (PHIMC) announced the recipients of the 2019 Healthy Chicago 2.0 Community Seed Grants.
SECC Welcomes New Board Members

SECC Welcomes New Board Members

South East Chicago Commission welcomes four new board members: Bernita Johnson-Gabriel, Jourdan Sorrell, Andre Brumfield, and Ben Anderson.