A Year in, Whole Foods' Englewood Project Still a Work in Progress

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A Year in, Whole Foods' Englewood Project Still a Work in Progress

By Greg Trotter, Chicago Tribune
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Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 8:15am

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Almost one year ago, the doors of Englewood’s Whole Foods Market swung open, the culmination of a bold plan to open an upscale grocery store in one of Chicago’s poorest neighborhoods.

No “mission accomplished” banner has yet been hoisted at 63rd and Halsted.

Whole Foods — anchor of the city-subsidized Englewood Square development — has made good on promises of providing jobs, supporting local vendors and boosting healthy food options. The store has, for some, improved quality of life and perhaps even paved the way for future large-scale investment in Englewood.

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Keywords: Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives | Community Development | Fighting Poverty | Good Health and Well-Being | Health & Healthcare | Jobs | Nutrition | Partnerships | Public Health | Responsible Business & Employee Engagement | Whole Cities Foundation

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