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
2017 PB Cycle
Thursday, May 4
St. John's Episcopal - 3857 N. Kostner
Saturday, May 6
Jefferson Park Library - 5356 W. Lawrence
Monday, May 8
Hitch Elementary - 5625 N. McVicker Ave.
Tuesday, May 9
Eden United - 5051 W. Gunnison
Thursday, May 11
Filament Theatre - 4041 N. Milwaukee
45th Ward Service Office
4754 N. Milwaukee Ave.
Chicago, IL 60630
In their fourth cycle, the 45th Ward hosted 5 idea collection events and solicited 130 project ideas. Community representatives worked with ward staff and city agencies to develop 13 ballot items. Voting took place May 2-7, 2016. 279 residents voted at 3 voting locations throughout the ward.
Curb and sidewalk repairs throughout ward
Decorative trash cans throughout ward
Map of winning projects
Ballot and posters