An Iconic retail destination

Portage Park has been named one of Chicago’s Best Neighborhoods and Six Corners sits at the epicenter of that economic growth. With more than 20 new businesses in 2014 alone, our commercial district is attracting business owners from the city over with large redevelopment opportunity, TIF funding, $150,000 build out grants for small businesses, a $20 million streetscape improvement and sidewalk beautification project as well as an area maintenance program for businesses.

SIX CORNERS MASTER PLAN

To learn more about opening a business at Six Corners, please view our 6C Master Plan, view our currently available spaces, and contact us to schedule a tour and site visit catered to your needs.

PEDESTRIAN STREET DESIGNATION

Six Corners has Pedestrian Street designation which affects window displays, coverings, and signage requirements. Please read the following ordinance for more information.

SBIF GRANTS

The City of Chicago’s SBIF grant uses local Tax Increment Financing (TIF) revenues to reimburse eligible applicants for repairing or rehabilitating their facilities within specific TIF districts, up to $150,000 per property. Click here to learn more.

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES FOR BUSINESS OWNERS

LEGAL ASSISTANCE

Looking for free legal assistance for your small business? Attend one of these Free Legal Clinics offered by The Law Project and the City of Chicago’s Neighborhood Business Development Centers.

The Law Project of the Chicago Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights provides free legal assistance, education and training to community based nonprofit organizations, low/moderate income entrepreneurs and low-income first time homebuyers.  To learn more about The Law Project or apply for legal assistance visit www.thelawproject.org or contact us at tlp@thelawproject.org or 312-939-3638.

INNOVATION CENTERS

ACCESS TO CAPITAL

Special Service Area #28

Meetings

Meetings are held at Filament Theatre, 4041 N. Milwaukee Ave. They are open to the public.

2017
April 13th, 1pm, please note the change
June 8th, 1pm
July 13th, 1pm, Special Mtg for 2018 Budget, TBD
August 10th, 1pm
October 12th, 1pm
December 14th, 1pm


Services

  • Maintainence of clean, attractive sidewalks
  • Enhancement of neighborhood streets with landscaping, bike racks, seating, and wayfinding kiosks
  • Placemaking that shapes public spaces
  • Investment in public art
  • Business recruitment and vacancy tracking
  • Neighborhood and tourism marketing
  • Holiday decorations
  • Community events, programs, engagement

Audits

RFPs

Open SSA 28 RFPs are listed below:

  • There are no open RFPs at this time.

vendors

  • A.C.T. Group – auditing
  • Anne Roberts Gardens – landscaping
  • Axecess Advisors — bookkeeping
  • BLG Technologies — utilities
  • Open — 6 Corners BBQ Fest
  • Cleanslate — Maintenance
  • D&R Press — printing
  • Easy Copy/Megatron Printing — printing
  • Hands to Help  — homeless prevention
  • Hidden Value Portfolio — office rental
  • JM Irrigation — landscaping
  • LM Cleaning – litter abatement
  • Lakota Group – consulting
  • Landscape Concepts Mgmt – snow removal
  • Liberty Banners & Flags – decorations
  • Motion PR — marketing/PR
  • Nadig Newspaper — advertising
  • National Distribution Services — direct mail
  • Sir Speedy — printing
  • Tribune Products — office supplies

Meeting Agendas & Minutes