Fresh off the press, read the 2016 Existing Conditions Report!


When the Wicker Park Bucktown Master Plan was adopted in 2009, it was truly a groundbreaking plan.  The plan’s vision called for a walkable, bikeable community, fiercely independent in artistic expression, business ownership, and resident activism. The plan set out to lay bold ideas that would reinvent WPB to meet the artistic creativity, hip business culture, and forward-thinking residents of the community.  Just seven years later, a lot has changed.


Click here to read the 2016 Existing Conditions Report of the Wicker Park Bucktown Master Plan Update.



“TOD developments will have a big impact on the El, CTA, and we need to consider how to make sure the system can handle it.”





“Access should be easier, prettier, faster and safer.”



Contents: What can you expect to read up on?CLICK_WEB-IMAGE


  • History
  • Accomplishments of 2009 Plan
  • Demographic Trends
  • Interview Themes
  • Corridor Character
  • Ground Floor Uses
  • Retail Gaps
  • Restaurant Demand
  • Spending Habits
  • Walking and Biking
  • 606 and Divvy
  • Transit + Driving
  • Transit Oriented Development
  • Arts, Culture and Play
  • Growth of Households
  • Homeownership vs. Renters
  • Affordability Analysis