The mission of the Washington Park Chamber of Commerce, NFP (WPCC) is to create and sustain economic opportunities in the Washington Park community that improves the quality of life for all of its residents, businesses, and institutions through advocacy, initiatives, and partnerships for community and economic development.
Who We Are
The Washington Park Chamber of Commerce is an
emerging non-for-profit 501 c3 organization in the Washington Park community on the south side of Chicago that seeks to foster, attract, and sustain community and economic opportunities that improves the quality of life for residents, businesses, and institutions in the Washington Park community. This will be done by promoting business and industry to the general community, protecting the rights of businesses, and assisting businesses in improving their sales and profits.
Washington Park Description
The Washington Park community is well noted for its historic founding during the late nineteenth
century on Chicago’s south side. Seven miles south of the loop, it takes its name from the recreational area situated along the eastern border of the community, stretching from 51st to 63th streets along Cottage Grove Avenue. Washington Park remains an important public amusement space for south side Chicagoans. Housing one of the largest parks in the city of Chicago, Washington Park is under consideration for the Obama Presidential Library. The Washington Park community received world renowned recognition for its beautiful park and historic homes. The Washington Park Community has excellent transportation, and is just minutes away from downtown Chicago.
We know and understand the beauty of our community and that is why the Washington Park Chamber of Commerce is working to create a world class neighborhood with a thriving business community.