In response to the evolving COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Chicago has joined the State of Illinois in issuing a Stay at Home order effective Saturday, March 21st at 5pm CT. In addition, City of Chicago facilities are closed to the public. Staff are prioritizing essential services to protect the health and safety of our residents and employees. As such, we may be delayed in responding to non-essential inquiries and service requests. To stay up to date on the City of Chicago’s COVID-19 response, please visit the City Coronavirus Response Center site.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel today released the following statement on Chicago’s recognition as one of the most innovative cities in the world by 2thinknow.
“Chicago’s recognition as one of the most innovative cities in the world is a testament to the hard-working, pioneering, entrepreneurial spirit of Chicago residents in every neighborhood. Together we are not just leapfrogging ahead in the rankings of the most innovative cities, we are leading the way in the 21st century.”
2thinknow is an international data innovation agency and the world’s leading provider of authoritative city data. The study can be found here: https://www.innovation-cities.com/innovation-cities-index-2018-global/13935/.