Western Avenue (South) TIF

Designation: 2000    Expiration: 2024

The Western Avenue South TIF is characterized by approximately 254 acres of commercial, residential, industrial and institutional land uses within the North Center community. The TIF's main purposes are to support mixed-use rehabilitation and new construction projects along blighted areas of arterial streets, open space improvements along underutilized portions of the North Branch of the Chicago River, and industrial investments that promote job-generating business projects within the Addison Industrial Corridor. Funds are also targeted for land assembly initiatives, public works upgrades, and certain relocation and interest costs. Job training and day care programs are also supported by the TIF.


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



Western Avenue South TIF district, roughly bounded on the north by Montrose Avenue, Belmont Avenue on the south, Ravenswood Avenue on the east, and the North Branch of the Chicago River on the west.



Revere Park

Coonley School

Lane Tech High School and Clark Park

Martha Washington Apartments

Belle Plaine Commons Senior Condos

North Center Senior Housing Campus Park


Supporting Information Facts