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    Friday, July 06, 2018
    VILLAGE OF OAK PARK TO LAUNCH COMMERCIAL FAÇADE IMPROVEMENT GRANT PROGRAM ON JULY 18, 2018 The Oak Park Village Board has approved a new 50/50 Commercial Facade Improvement Grant Program (C-FIP) to promote reinvestment in Oak Park commercial buildings, with a focus on supporting historic preservation practices. The program is intended to assist both property owners and tenants in the ...read more
    Categories: Economic
    Monday, June 11, 2018
    Freedman Seating’s roots date back to the Columbian Exposition. But their big break was the 1991 Americans with Disabilities Act.   BY ALEX NITKIN, CHICAGO MAGAZINE The forest of steel rods and blowtorch sparks make it hard to tell at first what’s being built at Freedman Seating’s 400,000 square-foot headquarters in West Humboldt Park, but the rainbow-burst patterns on the racks of fabric ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Fun Facts, Human Interest
    Thursday, June 07, 2018
    Freedman Seating’s focus on the “greening” of its manufacturing includes reducing pollution and waste by minimizing natural resource use, recycling and reusing what was considered waste, and reducing emissions. This cannot be accomplished without first educating both employees and vendors on the importance of sustainability. For this reason, in 2017, managers and executives drafted an official ...read more
    Categories: Fun Facts, Community, Human Interest