TIF Funding to Support Recreational Upgrades at Percy Julian High School

February 21, 2024

Mayor's Press Office    312.744.3334

Construction of an artificial turf soccer field and a six-lane running track at Percy Julian High School in Washington Heights will receive $4.5 million in Tax Increment Financing (TIF) assistance following approval by City Council today.

The $5.3 million project at 10330 S. Elizabeth St. includes upgrades to an existing grass recreational area and installation of a scoreboard and four light poles for nighttime events and practices. The Chicago Board of Education will pay the balance of project costs.

TIF funding for the project will come from the 105th/Vincennes TIF district.


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