Category Archives: Hanover Park TAP

ULI Chicago TAP Recs Take Shape in Hanover Park

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February 28, 2014 – The Daily Herald – ECC, Harper College partner on Hanover Park facility Two suburban community colleges are branching out to Hanover Park with a new facility aimed at confronting unemployment.  Harper College and Elgin Community College hope to launch the Education and Work Center in an aging strip mall this summer, with classes starting in the fall. Although officials first announced the partnership last May, the village and administrators have finally reached a deal on the terms of a lease for a 10,000-square-foot space in Hanover … Read More

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Hanover Park Working to Right-Size Retail

January 10, 2014 – Daily Herald – How Hanover Park plans to revive Barrington Road shopping center More than two years after buying an aging strip mall for $2.8 million, Hanover Park officials are ramping up their efforts to turn the property over to the private sector. Trustees on Thursday directed village planners to seek developers’ formal proposals to revive the Hanover Square Shopping Center on Barrington Road. The goal is to sell the mall to a developer whose vision ties in with Hanover Park’s long-term plans for a nearby … Read More

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Hanover Park gets advice on revamping Irving Park Road corridor

Daily Herald, 1/26/13 – The struggling Irving Park Road corridor in Hanover Park faces a unique set of challenges. Vacancy, turnover and tax rates are high, while the commercial stock is overabundant and aging. Established retail destinations such as Schaumburg lead many village residents to do their shopping elsewhere. That’s why officials are welcoming a recent Urban Land Institute Chicago report with recommendations aimed at offering a vision and strategy to revitalize the two-mile stretch between Astor Avenue and Wise Road. Read Full Article Review the Irving Park Road Corridor … Read More

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ULI Chicago Report Outlines Recommendations for Irving Park Road Corridor in Hanover Park

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ULI CHICAGO PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Cindy McSherry, ULI Chicago, 773-549-4972 ULI Chicago Report Recommends Right-Sizing Retail, Adding Senior Housing, and Greenspace  Along Irving Park Road in Hanover Park ULI Chicago releases final report based on a Technical Assistance Panel conducted in August 2012 on the Irving Park Road Corridor in Hanover Park HANOVER PARK, IL (December 17, 2012) —The Urban Land Institute Chicago (ULI Chicago) released report recommendations today offering a vision and strategy to revitalize the Irving Park Road Corridor in Hanover Park. In partnership … Read More

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ULI Chicago to Recommend Land Use Strategies for the Irving Park Road Corridor in Hanover Park

ULI CHICAGO MEDIA ADVISORY WHAT:  A panel of real estate experts from ULI Chicago will announce redevelopment recommendations from the Irving Park Road Corridor TAP which took place on August 1-2, 2012 in Hanover Park. WHEN:  August 28, 2012, 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm WHERE:  Anne Fox School, Main Entrance, 1035 Parkview Drive, Hanover Park, IL 60133 PARTNERS:  The Village of Hanover Park Urban Land Institute Chicago (ULI Chicago) Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP) Building upon priorities in Hanover Park’s 2010 Comprehensive Plan, the Village applied for and was … Read More

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Community Members Support Irving Park Road Corridor TAP

Mayor Rodney Craig, Village of Hanover Park, comments on the ULI experts involved in the Irving Park Road Corridor TAP. Patricia Gonzalez, Principal, Parkwood Elementary School, comments on the Irving Park Road Corridor TAP. An 11-member panel convened on August 1st and 2nd to recommend retail development strategies to the Village of Hanover Park. After two-days of fact-finding, community engagement, and panel discussion, the TAP coalesced around a set of strategies including tactics to support viable community businesses, steps to repurpose obsolete retail, and ways to leverage public investment to … Read More

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ULI expert panel members volunteer their time in Hanover Park, August 1-2, 2012

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A panel of volunteer ULI experts is meeting today and tomorrow in Hanover Park to explore business recruitment and land use to support redevelopment along the Irving Park Road Corridor between Astor Avenue to the west and Wise Road to the east. Review the Irving Park Road Corridor TAP Scope of Work Join panel members this evening for a Community Reception at the Parkwood Elementary School, 2150 Laurel Avenue, Hanover Park from 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. and learn more about ULI Chicago’s Technical Assistance Panel process and the scope … Read More

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ULI Chicago to Conduct Technical Assistance Panel in Hanover Park, August 1-2, 2012

In collaboration with the Village of Hanover Park and the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP), this panel will bring together real estate experts to focus on strategies for viable redevelopment along the Irving Park Road Corridor in Hanover Park, between Astor Avenue to the west and Wise Road to the east. ULI members with expertise in development, market feasibility, finance, land use, and design will convene for two full days to tour the study area, interview community and business stakeholders, and explore different strategies for business recruitment and land … Read More

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