PB in the 45th Ward
Alderman John Arena brought PB to the 45th Ward in 2012. Learn more about the ward, upcoming events, and past cycles below.
The 45th Ward is located in the northwest corner of the City of Chicago. The ward encompasses several neighborhoods including: Portage Park, Gladstone Park, Mayfair, Edgebrook, Forest Glen, Independence Park, and Jefferson Park. The ward is one of the transportation hubs of Chicago with good access to the CTA Blue Line, Metra, numerous bus routes, and the Kennedy Expressway. The ward is distinguished by several community assets including the Portage Park neighborhood’s Six Corners shopping district, the Mayfair historic bungalow district, and forest preserves in the Forest Glen and Edgebrook neighborhoods.
Maps and Tables
2018 PB Cycle
During the 2018 PB cycle, the 45th Ward hosted 3 idea collection events. Community representatives worked with ward staff and city agencies to develop 17 ballot items, including street resurfacing. Voting took place from October 1 through October 20. 761 residents voted at the ward office, in the community, and online.
Street resurfacing ($490,000)
Sidewalk repairs ($150,000)
Community garden startup ($15,000 per garden)
LED viaduct lighting ($240,000)
Dog park ($100,000)
PB Ballot Items
View all projects that appeared on the ballot in the 45th Ward here. View a sample ballot here.
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45th Ward Service Office
4754 N. Milwaukee Ave.
Chicago, IL 60630
2018 PB Cycle Past Events
Past PB In-Person Voting Locations
October 1 to October 20
45th Ward Office - 4754 N. Milwaukee
Independence Park Farmers' Market - 3945 N. Springfield
Jefferson Park Sunday Market - Jefferson Memorial Park - 4822 N. Long
Copernicus Center - 5216 W. Lawrence
Jefferson Park Branch Library - 5363 W. Lawrence