Recent News

Eastbound Diversey Closed for Sewer Installation

Eastbound Diversey Parkway will be fully closed from Seminary to Sheffield (between Racine Avenue and Halsted Street) for sewer main installation. Southbound Sheffield Avenue will also be fully closed at Diversey Parkway for the same project.

Eastbound Diversey Parkway and Southbound Sheffield Avenue will be closed starting October 5. Sheffield will be closed through November 2, and Diversey will be closed through November 16.

Eastbound Diversey Parkway will be detoured to Fullerton Parkway via Racine Avenue and Halsted Street.

Southbound Sheffield Avenue will be detoured to Racine Avenue via Belmont Avenue and Lincoln Avenue.

Westbound Diversey Parkway and Northbound Sheffield Avenue will remain open at all times.

Labor Day Office Closures

The 43rd Ward office will close at 1:00pm on Friday, September 4th in observance of Labor Day.We will re-open at 9am on Tuesday, September 8th. Please dial 9-1-1 to report any public safety emergency and dial 3-1-1 to request City services.

Tow Alert: Taste of Lincoln Ave

The Wrightwood Neighbors Association presents Taste Lincoln Avenue: July 25th and 26th from 12PM-10PM


No Parking will be allowed from 1:00AM Saturday, July 15th through 4:00AM Monday, July 27th 2015 on the following streets:


  • Lincoln Avenue: From Fullerton to Wrightwood
  • Montana Street: From Lincoln Avenue west to the 1st alley
  • Altgeld Street: From Halsted to Sheffield
  • Lill Street: From Lincoln east to Halsted
  • Halsted: From 2401 to 2423 on Halsted


All vehicles left on the the street will be ticketed and towed by the City of Chicago. If you have any questions regarding street re-routes, please call Special Events Management at 773-868-3010.

4th of July Office Closures

The 43rd Ward office will close at 3:00pm on Thursday, July 2nd and remain closed on Friday, July 3rd in observance of Independence Day.

We will re-open at 9:00am on Monday, July 6th.

Happy Fourth of July!

2015 Chicago Pride Parade: Street Closures and CTA Service

Please be aware of street closures for the 2015 Chicago Pride Parade. The following locations in our ward will be posted with signage stating  “No Parking on Sunday, June 28 from 5:00am to 8:00pm.”

  • Diversey Parkway from Broadway St. to Cannon Drive
  • Cannon Drive from Diversey Parkway to Fullerton Parkway.

Towing will begin at 5:00am, so please ensure your car is relocated before Sunday, June 28th.

There will be rolling street closures as the parade  travels south down the route. The parade starts at noon at the Broadway/Montrose corner proceeding south on Broadway; then south on Halsted; then east on Belmont; then south on Broadway; then east on Diversey to Cannon Drive. Police will re-open these streets as they determine it is safe to do so. Click here for more information.

Additionally, the Chicago Transit Authority will provide additional bus and rail service for those attending the 2015 Chicago Pride Parade, which will begin at noon on Sunday, June 28. Click here for more information.