Made in Uptown: Uptown Business Features

Uptown’s vibrant business community is as diverse as the neighborhood. Learn more about the people behind some of the local businesses & organizations that help make Uptown an excellent place to live, shop, and explore.

Alternatives, Inc.

Since 1971, Alternatives, Inc. has supported the personal growth & well being of Chicago’s youth.

Cathay Bank Uptown

Cathay Bank works to help Uptown’s pan-Asian immigrant community achieve the American Dream.

Chicago Healing Centerchc2

The Chicago Healing Center is the culmination of a vision for an affordable, integrative care center – right here in Uptown!

Chinese Mutual Aid Association

For 35 years, the Chinese Mutual Aid Association has been key to Uptown’s immigrant community

Emerald City Coffee
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Learn how Emerald City Coffee is working to build community in Uptown – one coffee cup at a time.

Feingold & Associates, P.C.

Richard I. Feingold & Associates, P.C. is an Uptown law firm specializing in Social Security disability benefits.

First Sip Cafe

Meet the sisters behind Asia on Argyle’s new, hip, Insta-ready coffee shop.

Kal’ish Short Order Vegan

This all-vegan eatery is just step one in the vision a husband & wife duo have for Uptown’s Sheridan Park.

North Side Housingnsh1

This non-profit provides more than shelter to Uptown’s most vulnerable residents – it gets them out of crisis.

The Shift

This Buena Park co-working space has been embraced by professionals, artists, students & entrepreneurs.