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Friday, May 20 was a great day for Bickerdike, our many partners and the Logan Square community, as we came together for a historic moment. The ribbon cutting celebration for the newly named, Lucy Gonzalez Parsons Apartments, an Equitable Transit-Oriented Development (ETOD)located just steps away from the Logan Square Blue Line station. The program began with an […]

MEDIA ADVISORY WHAT: Emmett Street Apartments Ribbon Cutting & Renaming Celebration WHEN: Friday, May 20, 2022, 9:30-10:30 a.m. program, 10:30-1:30 p.m. celebration/open house WHERE: 2614 N. Emmett Street, Chicago, IL 60647 WHO: Mayor Lori E. LightfootAlderman Carlos Ramirez- Rosa, 35th WardLogan Lu, Spoken Word ArtistCommunity MembersJoy Aruguete, CEO, Bickerdike Redevelopment Corporation Chicago, IL – Bickerdike […]

After almost a year of work, on Friday, May 15 Bickerdike Redevelopment Corporation hosted an unveiling of the There’s No Place Like Home mural broadcast through Facebook and Instagram Live. (view video here) 

(En español abajo) The U.S. Constitution mandates a count of every resident in the United States once each decade. 

On Thursday, May 17 supporters gathered at the Radisson Blu Aqua to celebrate Bickerdike’s 50 years of community inspired development. The evening, emceed by Mark Rivera of ABC7 Chicago, also served to honor Andrew J. Mooney and Mary A. Laraia with the Community Builder Award, and Congressman Luis V. Gutiérrez, former Bickerdike board member, with […]

Join us on Saturday, June 25th as Bickerdike residents, staff and members come together to talk the 31st Annual Hunger Walk in support of La Casa Norte‘s work to end hunger in our communities!

On May 10th, Bickerdike had the honor of hosting a group of our community neighbors for dinner and discussion as part of The Chicago Community Trust’s On The Table initiative.  Now in its third year, On The Table is an annual city-wide event wherein people are encourage to invite small groups to come together, share […]

Bickerdike Redevelopment Corporation was formed by Northwest Community Organization with Erie Neighborhood House and Holy Innocents Church in 1967 to create affordable housing opportunities in West Town, Humboldt Park and Logan Square in response to widespread disinvestment, arson and demolition. It has remained a member-based organization.

Welcome to our new website!

June 25th, 2015

After months of hard work and dedication, we are pleased to announce that our brand new website is live at! Our goal with this new website is to provide our visitors an easier way to access resources and learn about Bickerdike’s work

Bickerdike Redevelopment Corporation won citywide recognition on February 17th for preserving and improving affordable rental units in Humboldt Park’s 1704 N. Humboldt Building at Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) Chicago’s 21st Annual Chicago Neighborhood Development Awards (CNDA), the city’s premier forum for recognition of development projects.