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What kind of small and medium-sized retail tenants would you like to see on the building's first floor?
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I think the project has focused on African art as a design feature for the exterior/interior of the building. However, there are some amazing African AMERICAN artists that should be highlighted. For example,... Read more...

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What are your priorities for the neighborhood? What priorities should this development try to accomplish?

I think the project should try to accomplish a place for middle school, young kids, offer some sort of fresh food/grocer that only requires a smaller footprint, like a Trader Joes. The area should also... Read more...

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Do you identify this neighborhood as Garfield Park or Fifth City or both? What does each name mean to you?

I identify this neighborhood as Garfield Park. I equate the name, Garfield Park, with the beautiful park that abuts this development project and area.

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Here is our most building rendering, as of March 2021. Tell us what you think.

I think it looks good. It doesn't dwarf the area or corner.

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What kind of small and medium-sized retail tenants would you like to see on the building's first floor?

I think the community would like a Trader Joes. It has enough items that could benefit the area, while having fresh produce, lower priced food that may be easier to prepare for familes on the go. There's... Read more...

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What kind of small and medium-sized retail tenants would you like to see on the building's first floor?

Social services for all the drug addicts. Also a jobs center because a lot of people don’t have work. Coffee shop. A locally owned and run breakfast place. A bar.

Speaking of breakfast places, it's unfortunate that Inspiration Kitchens has not reopened since the COVID-19 pandemic began (except for a two hour pickup window on Fridays).

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What are your priorities for the neighborhood? What priorities should this development try to accomplish?

Ensuring that whatever establishments occupy the building that they meet the needs of the community. Assess the needs of the community and occupy accordingly.

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Do you identify this neighborhood as Garfield Park or Fifth City or both? What does each name mean to you?

GP of course.

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Here is our most building rendering, as of March 2021. Tell us what you think.

Ok but what amenities

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What kind of small and medium-sized retail tenants would you like to see on the building's first floor?

Affordable and healthy groceries. This and neighboring communities are in the center of a food desert. More youth programs. These children/ adolescents have no where to go. No healthy social group... Read more...

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Here is our most building rendering, as of March 2021. Tell us what you think.

I think this rendering seems a bit simple when it needs to be a bit more complex. What I mean by that is that it should feature a more modern design with an environmental eco-friendly component. I think... Read more...

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