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The land of Lincoln and so much more…
Neighborhood students from Edgebrook, Wildwood and SMOW competed in the ECA's Fourth of July Poster Contest. This year's theme was celebrating Illinois' bicentennial. We asked students to show us what they thought was best about Illinois. From small (twinkies) to large (skyscrapers) and all sizes in between, the students responded with Illinois favorites.
We'd like to thank the students who participated and give a big thanks to the teachers who guided them in this lesson of discovery.
The Parade Route has changed.
Due to the ongoing Devon Avenue construction, the 2018 parade route will be from the fire station, north on Lehigh and west on Hiawatha. Line up is at 11 AM and the parade takes off at 11:30 AM. Please note that the parade route and times are incorrect on the Illinois Bicentennial page.
Edgebrook Garden Walk 2018
Sunday, July 15, 11 AM – 3:00 PM
Donation: $10 (Senior and ECA Member Discount $8)
The self-guided walk will feature 10 to 12 gardens and natural points of interest throughout the neighborhood.
This tax deductible event benefits North Branch Arts (501c(3)) and the Edgebrook Community Association.
We're so excited to be hosting our first Kids Art Contest! And we have great prizes!
The contest is for kids in K-8th Grade, with 3 categories: K-2, 3-5, and 6-8.
Contest entry forms have been given to local elementary schools. If you haven't received one through a school, no worries.
Entries are due no later than Friday, June 29, 2018.
Winners in each category will be determined by votes received during the July 15 2018 Edgebrook Garden Walk (between 11 and 2:45 PM). Voting forms can be picked up the same day at the Registration area in the NBA Community Garden. All Winners will be announced (but need not be present) during the post Garden Walk party in the NBA Community Garden.
Our Current Newsletter
The ECA's March 2018 Newsletter appeared in the March 17 issue of the Nadig Reporter. You can also read it here.
Nothing to do? Visit the library.
The ECA supports our Library
Take a look at what's being offered at the Edgebrook Branch Library. In addition to books, movies, music, and reference materials, our library has a wealth of interesting, educational, and fun programming.Take a look.
The City of Chicago’s primary concern is keeping the major traffic arteries clear. Plowing side streets is a much lower priority for the Department of Streets and Sanitation.
The ECA, on the other hand, is concerned about emergency vehicle access to our side streets as well as the ability of our neighbors to get out of the neighborhood and off to work in a timely fashion.
The ECA notifies our plowing contractor when snow fall reaches four inches. The contractor clears a path down the center of the street. The goal is not total snow removal, but rather the creation of an access path for emergency vehicles as well as egress for our neighbors.
The ECA provides snow plow service to this area, excluding the major city streets.
Call the ECA Snow Plowing HOTLINE (312) 560 4342.