Emanuel breaks ground on Englewood Whole Foods
BY FRAN SPIELMAN City Hall Reporter July 1, 2014 2:14PM
Ald. JoAnn Thompson speaks at the groundbreaking for Englewood Square, a five-acre retail center anchored by Whole Foods at 63rd & Halsted. Tuesday, July 1, 2014 | Brian Jackson/ Sun-Times
Updated: July 2, 2014 2:18AM
Six years ago, Ald. Joann Thompson (16th) traveled to the International Council of Shopping Centers convention in Las Vegas to urge retailers to take a chance on Chicago’s impoverished and crime-ridden Englewood community.
She came away empty and despondent...READ MORE