The first officially recognized gay village in the United States, Northalsted in Chicago, Illinois is the commonly accepted nickname for the eclectic Lakeview neighborhood that is home to Chicago’s visible and active LGBT community. Northalsted is situated just east of Wrigleyville.
Northalsted is home to the world’s only outdoor museum dedicated to combating anti-gay bullying by celebrating LGBT contributions to history. To learn more about The Legacy Walk please visit legacyprojectchicago.org
Businesses located within SSA #18 and/or Northalsted IN & PROUD Member businesses may be eligible for the grant programs offered by Northalsted Business Alliance to support the business community. All rebates will be processed at the next monthly SSA #18 commission meeting.
Northalsted SSA 18 Facade Rebate
Eligible businesses may receive up to a 60% rebate ($2,500 maximum per storefront) for facade projects costing at least $1,000. Eligible projects include improvements on awnings, doors, windows, signage, and more.
Northalsted SSA 18 Security Rebate
Eligible businesses may receive a rebate of up to 50% ($1,500 maximum per business) for security expenses, such as purchasing surveillance systems, safety lighting, and more.