Real Chicago Gentrification Talk from the Southside

Real Chicago Gentrification Talk from the Southside

Marc Sims talks with Harold L. Lucas President/CEO Black Metropolis Convention & Tourism Council How can Chicago’s African American neighborhoods become more prosperous and dynamic as the African American (ADOS) population declines? These are the links for the video of the interview with Harold L. Lucus by Mark Sims below please click on images below […]

Chicago State University is storing valuable historical documents and information for the Black Metropolis Convention * Tourism Council

Chicago State University is storing valuable historical documents and information for the Black Metropolis Convention * Tourism Council

The board directors of the Black Metropolis Convention & Tourism  Council (BMC&TC) a 501c3 not-for-profit Destination Marketing Organization (DMO) for the historic Bronzeville community and the broader south lakefront and south westside region of Chicago is both and humbled and honored to have had Chicago State University (CSU), under the supervision of Racquel Flores-Clemons, University […]

Restoring Bronzeville Tour Testimonial

Restoring Bronzeville Tour Testimonial

Hello Mr. Lucas, My family and I would like to thank you tremendously for giving us such awonderful in depth tour of the Bronzeville, South Side neighborhood ofChicago. Prior to our arrival in Chicago, I searched tirelessly for a tourthat would provide my family an authentic view of Chicago’s Black culture.Thankfully we were not able […]

What is Bronzeville without its bronze residents?   We must undo the reverse Robin Hood approach to neighborhood development.

What is Bronzeville without its bronze residents? We must undo the reverse Robin Hood approach to neighborhood development.

    BERNARD LOYD Urban Juncture Tweet Share Share Email Print Development is happening all over the city with projects rising in every neighborhood. Developers interested in building on the South and West Sides are rejoicing under a Mayor Lori Lightfoot who has committed to prioritize development in neighborhoods that have suffered from decades of disinvestment. […]