Results are in! Placemaking Poll is Closed, But We’re Just Getting Started…!

350+ Community Insights Shine Light on Desired Look, Feel and Future of Devon The Placemaking Poll closed on May 18th with more than 350 responses and 340+ comments! We want to thank each and every one of you who spent time sharing your thoughts, visions, and hopes for the future of Devon Avenue. Your feedbackContinue reading “Results are in! Placemaking Poll is Closed, But We’re Just Getting Started…!”

Placemaking Poll Closes Tomorrow, Wednesday May 18th

Placemaking Poll Closes Tomorrow Wednesday, May 18th… Scroll Down to Vote for Corridor Design Concepts! Join the hundreds of community members who have voted for the placemaking and corridor design concepts they’d like to see prioritized on Devon. From walkability and traffic calming to public art, events and more! Launched on April 6th, this short +Continue reading “Placemaking Poll Closes Tomorrow, Wednesday May 18th”

Stop Power + Stay Power: Locals Share Insights at Pop-Ups & Virtual Workshop

Stop Power, Stay Power, Identity and Traffic Calming – Residents and businesses identify what they want most for Devon Avenue! Thanks again to all who have participated so far! Remember to take our Placemaking Poll before it closes on May 18th! We can do it alone, or we could do it together Higher, by ZeshanContinue reading “Stop Power + Stay Power: Locals Share Insights at Pop-Ups & Virtual Workshop”

Virtual Workshop Tonight! Join Us at 5:30pm on Zoom for local music, local ideas, and local placemaking

Drumroll … … … The Elevate Devon Virtual Community Workshop is tonight and trust us, you do not want to miss this inspiring, interactive and informational night of music, ideas, realtime polling and local placemaking. Set your timers, mark your calendars and when 5:30 CST hits, click the button below. · Partake in Shaping theContinue reading “Virtual Workshop Tonight! Join Us at 5:30pm on Zoom for local music, local ideas, and local placemaking”

Reminder: Corridor Pop-Ups Tomorrow, Monday 4/25 from 2:30-6pm

Pop Over, Swing By, Say Hello! Hello Friends + Neighbors of Devon! A reminder that our Elevate Devon Corridor Pop-Ups will be taking place tomorrow, Monday, April 25th.  Please join us in the patio of Nori Sushi (1235 W. Devon) from 2:30 to 4pm. Devon Market near the entry (1440 W Devon) from 4:30 toContinue reading “Reminder: Corridor Pop-Ups Tomorrow, Monday 4/25 from 2:30-6pm”

Zoom Zoom: 1-Week Until the April 27th Virtual Community Workshop

Join us next Wednesday, April 27th at 5:30pm on Zoom for the Elevate Devon Virtual Community Workshop! Meet up with friends, neighbors and local businesses online to learn more about this exciting corridor project, share ideas, and get answers to your questions. The Elevate Devon Team will be Zoom-ing in to connect with locals andContinue reading “Zoom Zoom: 1-Week Until the April 27th Virtual Community Workshop”

Rain Delay: Pop-Ups Rescheduled to Monday, April 25th

When it comes to outdoor events, Mother Nature wins… sunshine, we’re coming for you! Hello Elevate Devon subscribers: The unpredictable ebb and flow of weather and spring showers is upon us. Due to thunderstorms, we are rescheduling our outdoor Elevate Devon Pop-Ups (originally planned for this Wednesday, April 13th) to Monday, April 25th! The good news? ItContinue reading “Rain Delay: Pop-Ups Rescheduled to Monday, April 25th”

Rambler Ramblings: An Update from Our Student Ambassadors

Loyola Pop-Up Recap + Reminder: Take the Placemaking Poll! Hey there! We’re your Elevate Devon Student Ambassadors, Riley Kelly and Mia Roman. We hosted the first pop-up in Loyola University Chicago’s Damen Student Center on Thursday, March 31st from 9 am to 12 pm and it was a huge success! We were able to connectContinue reading “Rambler Ramblings: An Update from Our Student Ambassadors”

This or That? The Elevate Devon Placemaking Poll is LIVE!

It’s officially here and ready for the taking! Click the button below to take the Placemaking on Devon Poll. Scroll through images and select those that reflect aspects of community design you like and favor most. From mini plazas and crosswalk treatments, to public art, signage and landscaping… now is your chance to help shapeContinue reading “This or That? The Elevate Devon Placemaking Poll is LIVE!”

Pop Ups, Placemaking Polls, and Parklets

Pop Ups, Placemaking Polls, and Parklets… Oh My! Loyola Spotlight: Student Led Engagement To close out March, Elevate Devon’s Student Ambassadors hosted a pop up on Thursday March 31st, at Loyola University Chicago’s Damen Student Center. Big thanks to everyone who stopped by to share. We heard tons of great insights and will be sharingContinue reading “Pop Ups, Placemaking Polls, and Parklets”