On Your Radar is a campaign conducted by Six Corners Association in order to highlight new businesses, up and coming businesses, and available business spaces that community members should have on their radar!
We interviewed business owners and landlords and filmed inside of their spaces so that you can learn more about them because Six Corners is growing quickly and we want you to know exactly how great our new businesses are. We hope you enjoy these short interviews!
AMERICA’S BEST CONTACTS & EYEGLASSES
4068 N. Milwaukee Ave.
Says Dr. Halleen Phu, “I love this neighborhood. In such a big city like Chicago, it’s great to see little areas like Portage Park and Jefferson Park demonstrate a neighborhood feeling.”
AUDIA MOTION AND STILL
4041 N. Milwaukee Ave.
Says Paul, the owner of Audia, “I wanted to get into a space, get out of the madness of downtown, and move into an area that was more comfortable for me and more community friendly. I think this place is doing a great job of that.”
COLLABORATIVE SIX CORNERS
4041 N. Milwaukee Ave.
Marc Sussman, the owner of Collaborative, says, “The inspiration was creating this resource that people needed and could use. As for my vision for it,…in this new economy, people are working from home and freelancing and this is just one more place where they can be and get the things they need.”
4140 N. Milwaukee Ave.
Owner of Wildlight Yoga, Kelli Wefenstette, says, “I’ve lived in Portage Park for 10 years. I’ve worked in Portage Park for most of that amount of time, as well, so I’m really excited to make the jump from resident to someone who’s able to share something I’m really passionate about with all of the people I’ve made relationships with over these past few years.”
4944 W. Irving Park Rd.
Jacqueline, the owner of Junebug Cafe says, “I grew up here in Six Corners and my husband and I and our kids- we live in the house that I grew up in- that my mother grew up in. So that’s what brought us here.”
Junebug Cafe anticipates opening up this fall after they attain their business license!
3936 N. Cicero Ave.
“It’s not easy to just come in and open a business. We thought we’d be a lot further along than we are now, but we’re getting there! That’s probably been the biggest challenge has just been jumping through the hoops to get financing in order,” says owner Ron.
4101-4109 N. MILWAUKEE AVE.
Property owner George Garcia (owner of Fantasy Costumes) is looking to sell this huge 15,300 sq. ft. space immediately! View the video to hear George talk about zoning and his ideas for the space.
4835 N. CICERO AVE.
Owners Victoria & Raymond are ready to lease this sunlit 5,500 sq. ft. space as soon as possible! Watch this short video to see our walkthrough of the space and hear about how awesome your new landlords could be.