Lakeside Management, Loyola’s non-profit retail property management firm, is announcing new businesses to open on Sheridan Road. Montserrat at Loyola Station, 6550 N Sheridan Road, is the newest building to come to the North Sheridan corridor. It opened in summer 2014 and offers 41 market-rate studio and one bedroom apartments currently for lease and four new retailers at the corner of Sheridan Road and West Loyola Avenue.
Marina Garcia was born and raised in Waukegan, Illinois. At the age of 15, Marina discovered her passion for sustainable agriculture. At Green Youth Farm in North Chicago, Marina began developing her skill set for organic farming. Marina worked on this farm throughout high school and then studied communications at College of Lake County, where she also took horticulture classes and earned her associate’s degree in Sustainable Agriculture. After completing her associate’s degree, Marina transferred to Loyola University Chicago in 2015 and is earning her bachelor’s in Sustainable Agriculture: Food Systems at the Institute for Environmental Sustainability.
Loyola University, Rogers Park Business Alliance, and the Edgewater Chamber of Commerce will partner again to take over 1,000 Loyola freshmen on an exciting tour of the diverse restaurants in the Rogers Park and Edgewater neighborhoods.
Last week, Loyola University Chicago hosted “Caring for our Common Home: Conversations on Ecology and Justice” – an entire day of programming dedicated to the exploration of Laudato Si, Pope Francis’s encyclical on the environment. The entire Loyola community and general public were invited to attend and participate.
This year’s Student Neighbor Meet & Greet was perhaps the most successful yet, with nearly 400 neighbors and students in attendance of our annual Hawaiian-themed luau party. The event was fun-filled and family friendly, featuring a live DJ, face-painting, circus arts, hula-hoops, a caricature artist, and more.
This past spring, Pearson Street between State and Little Michigan Avenue began improvements as the City renovated the streets with infrastructure upgrades and streetscape elements. These enhancements were part of a comprehensive streetscaping project designed by the City of Chicago Department of Transportation in close cooperation with community representatives and Alderman Brendan Reilly. Here is an update on this project.