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Business Planning & Development


Services: This department provides community-based economic development services for the Albany Park commercial district. Its goal is to improve the business climate and assist businesses and entrepreneurs with new business creation, business expansion and development of export/import resources. Services include technical guidance to local businesses, access to capital, business resources, business community development and marketing services. In addition, the department facilitates the process of compliance with city ordinances and other state rules and regulations.

See our most recent Business Newsletter HERE and in Spanish HERE.

Contact: Jin Lee, Director of Business Planning and Development

Phone: 773.433.3248

Address: 1945 W. Wilson Ave, Floor 3, Chicago, IL 60640

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Languages: English, Korean, Conversational Spanish

Links to City of Chicago Services and Resources:

City of Chicago Small Business Center

City of Chicago

311 City Services

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33rd Ward, Alderman Deb Mell

39th Ward, Alderman Margaret Laurino

40th Ward, Alderman Patrick J. O'Connor

45th Ward, Alderman John Arena

47th Ward, Alderman Ameya Pawar

48th Ward, Alderman Harry Osterman





1) 40th Ward Alderman Patrick J. O'Connor http://www.aldermanoconnor.com/

2) 45th Ward Alderman John Arena http://ward45.org/

Albany Park Community Center

  • 1945 W. Wilson Ave, Suite 3000
  • Chicago, IL 60640
  • (773) 583-5111