Central West TIF

Designation: 2000    Expiration: 2024

The 463-acre Near West TIF is intended to facilitate the preparation of vacant and underutilized sites for new retail, commercial and residential development, and off-street parking. Located within the Near West community area, the TIF also is designed to remediate environmental problems at select locations, to provide land for coordinated investment efforts, and to support the development of a variety of housing types that meet the needs of households with a wide range of income levels. Additionally, it provides resources for streetscaping and landscaping to create a distinct area identity and to link its diverse land uses. The TIF also facilitates the improvement and expansion of existing public facilities, such as schools and parks.


Redevelopment Plan (PDF)
Amendment #1 (PDF)
Amendment #2 (PDF)
Amendment #3 (PDF)
Designation Ordinance (PDF)
Annual Report (PDF)
Projection Report (Data Portal)



Central West TIF district map, roughly bounded on the north by Lake Street, Polk Street on the south, Peoria Street on the east, and Western Avenue on the west.



Skinner Playlot Park

Skinner Dog Park

Westhaven Park

IMD Blue Line Station

Crane High School

McCrory Senior Apts.

Chase Elementary School

Skinner Elementary School

Viceroy Apartments (Harvest Commons)

1358 W. Monroe St.

950 W. Monroe St.

Sangamon Adams Park

Westhaven Park Homes

Women's Treatment Center

Rush University Medical Center

Supporting Information Facts