Who We Are


We aim to enhance the quality of life for residents and neighbors of Chicago’s greater West Loop Community.

We collaborate with those who want to participate in improving our vibrant neighborhoods.

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Get Involved

Get involved with Neighbors of West Loop

Neighbors of West Loop is a neighborhood non-profit organization, supported by West Loop residents who volunteer their time and through membership dues and sponsorships. We’re always looking for new members and volunteers to join us! We welcome groups and individuals who want to work with us to make a difference at the local level. Check out information on becoming a member of NOWL.

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The Neighborhood Plan

Community Meeting Room Overview

Neighbors of West Loop has embarked on an effort to develop a vision for the West Loop known as the Neighborhood Plan.  This resident-driven plan will involve residents from across the West Loop as we tackle issues like development guidelines, traffic, parking, and green space.

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Events & Information

Fulton River Park – Followup & Subcommittee Formation

Join us to continue the community discussion on Fulton River Park and the improvements that residents would like to see. This is a followup to the People, Parks, & Pizza.  Come and review the proposed improvements to FRP and offer up your suggestions to improve the park.  Volunteer to be on the subcommittee to help get the renovations done.

Wed | Mar 7 | 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Jefferson Tap (Upstairs Loft) | 325 N Jefferson St | Chicago IL

Please RSVP here.

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People, Parks, & Pizza

Join us a community discussion on parks and green space in the West Loop.  Do you want a dog park, playground, gardens, etc?  Do you want more activities, green space to relax or just more parks. No idea is too big (CAP the KENNEDY)  or too small.  Do you have concerns about current park conditions.  If it’s parks related then this is for you!  Help to improve and bring more parks and green space to the West Loop.

Wed | Jan 24 | 6:30pm to 8:00pm

Blaze Pizza | 24 S. Clinton. | Chicago IL

Please RSVP here.

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Jan 24 - Blaze Pizza 24 S. Clinton

NoWL Annual Meeting & Holiday Party

You are invited to the Neighbors of West Loop’s Annual Meeting and Holiday Party, to be held at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, December 13, 2017.  The meeting will be held at the Blind Barber at 948 W. Fulton Market.

The mission of Neighbors of West Loop is to unite and empower people who live in the West Loop to make a positive impact on our community.  Each year at our annual meeting we celebrate the year that was and look toward the future.  As the West Loop continues to experience tremendous change, now more than ever we need your involvement.  Please join us at this year’s Annual Meeting and Holiday Party and let’s collaborate on how to improve and enhance our vibrant neighborhood. Click here for more info and to RSVP.


Self Defense Workshop

Join us for the second FREE self-defense workshop sponsored by Neighbors of the West Loop, Philip Nearing School of Wing Chun, and Crosstown Fitness.

Philip Nearing is a long time West Loop resident and has taught self defense for almost 30 years.  Wing Chun is a style of martial arts/self defense made famous by Bruce Lee.  Learn practical self-defense techniques.

Sunday | December 10 | 1pm to 3pm

Crosstown Fitness | 1031 W. Madison St. | Chicago IL

Space is limited! Please SIGN UP here.


Get Involved with NOWL

There are volunteer and sponsorship opportunities for West Loop residents and businesses to support Neighbors of West Loop fundraising events. Email inquiries to brian@neighborsofwestloop.com.

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