Community Investment Vehicles

CWB Project

Vacancy to Vibrancy: Washington Park Community Investment Vehicle

This organization is a 2023-2024 Chicago CWB Initiative Grantee

Organization Name:

Emerald South Economic Development Collaborative

Organization Neighborhood:



Real Estate Development & Conversion

Project Phase:


Who we are:

Vacancy to Vibrancy uses the civic assets of vacant land and closed schools in the communities of Grand Boulevard, Washington Park, Woodlawn, South Shore, and Grand Crossing as tools to build community and individual wealth for local residents and neighborhoods.

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Vacancy to Vibrancy: Building Community and Individual Wealth

Using vacant land and closed schools to build community and individual wealth.

Contact Us:

503 East 61st Street
Chicago, IL 60637

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