Did you know… The population of Park Ridge more than tripled between 1920 and 1930, growing from 3,383 to 10,417? True story! The featured photo was taken prior to such, circa 1910, and showcases metalsmiths, jewelers, designers and crafts workers seated in front of the Kalo Arts Crafts Community House in Park Ridge, IL. Park… Read More Join P&Z on Tuesday, 3/10: Draft Intro Chapter Ready For Review
You’re invited! Join the Planning and Zoning Commission tomorrow (Tuesday, February 25th) as it continues its review of draft plan chapters. Comprehensive Plan discussion will begin at approximately 7:30 pm (following a public hearing for a mixed-use development at 400-410 Higgins Road) in the City Hall Council Chambers. The Commission will be reviewing a revised… Read More Join P&Z on Tuesday, 2/25: Revised Economic Development Chapter + Community Character
Hello, Park Ridge: The Draft Housing Chapter has been posted to the project website for review and comment! The Planning and Zoning Commission will be discussing the Draft Housing Chapter at its meeting on Tuesday, February 11th, City Hall Council Chambers. Please note that while the meeting will begin at 7:00 pm, there is an… Read More Draft Housing Chapter Ready for Review, P&Z Commission Meeting 2/11
Howdy Park Ridge! Exciting updates to share… Draft Chapters for Park Ridge’s Comprehensive Plan are underway and ready for your review. Please head over to the Documents Page of the project website to review these as they become available. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to share feedback on the drafts in-person at P+Z Meetings and… Read More Draft Chapters Ready for Review and Comment
The findings of Poll #3 represent the culmination of all the amazing input shared over the past 8 months as part of Park Ridge Wonderful, the City’s New Comprehensive Plan! Comments and additive feedback were collected via a series of community workshops, pop-up events, stakeholder interviews, student focus groups, two prior polls, and an online… Read More Eyes on the Prize: Poll 3 Results are in!
Greetings, Park Ridge! The final community poll as part of the City’s Comprehensive Plan, Park Ridge Wonderful, closes TODAY – Tuesday, November 12th at 4pm. Please click here or the button below to take 5 minutes to identify your top recommendations for the future of Park Ridge! All input shared via past polls, workshops, online… Read More Attention: Last Call – Poll 3 Closes Tuesday, 11/12 at 4pm
“Park Ridge has the best of both — I like that it is a bustling City but you can easily access nearby nature and bike trails. Uptown almost feels like a Hallmark Movie; the historic buildings and architecture — it doesn’t feel like a sterile, generic place.” On Wednesday, October 30th the Park Ridge Wonderful… Read More Maine South High Schoolers Share Insights for the Future of Park Ridge: “Alternative energy, artist showcase for young creatives, affordable restaurants, ghost tours in historic buildings, more trees!”
Hey, Park Ridge! The final community poll is open and ready for the taking. Flood Mitigation, Public Art, Renewable Energy, Housing Types… we want to know — what are YOUR top priorities? Please carve out 5-minutes to identify which of the 40 draft recommendations you feel are most important. All recommendations are based on input… Read More Take Poll #3: Identify which future initiatives you feel are MOST important for Park Ridge.
Happy Monday, Park Ridgers! We’ve got two news items to start your week: Workshop Recap: Whether you couldn’t make it to the October 15th workshop or you attended and want to see the synthesized results, click here to read all about the evening activities and feedback received. Thank you again to all the residents, commissioners,… Read More Workshop Recap + Take Poll 3!
First things first: The Park Ridge Wonderful Team sends a big thank you to those who joined us for our Community Workshop on Tuesday evening! All came ready to review the Draft Recommendations and participate in engaging, thoughtful discussion. Virtual Voting A virtual workshop / online poll will be posted on Monday, October 28th allowing… Read More We asked, nearly 1,000 Park Ridgers answered! View Poll 2 Results and Community Workshop Presentation…