• Uptown Art Week

    Join us for the 2021 Uptown Art Week from Friday, August 6 - Sunday, August 15!

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  • Keep it Uptown: COVID-19 Community Updates

    Uptown United & the Uptown Chamber of Commerce continue to work closely with our local businesses and organizations during this challenging time. We set up this page to keep neighbors, businesses, and community partners updated on how this crisis is impacting Uptown.

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  • Historic Building Plaque Program

    Property or business owners in buildings that contribute to a historic district can purchase a plaque for their building, customized with the year built and architect.

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  • Sidewalk Cafe Permit Rebate

    A new program will reimburse the $600 permit fee for Uptown businesses installing sidewalk cafes.

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  • Uptown Entertainment District

    Explore Uptown's many theaters, bars, and restaurants that are part of Chicago's original entertainment district!

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  • Invest in Uptown!

    Uptown United & the Uptown Chamber of Commerce support Uptown’s businesses and nonprofit organizations while encouraging sustainable development to nurture a diverse, vibrant, thriving, and strong Uptown. Together we have also worked to promote, grow, and empower Uptown’s diverse business community since 1923.

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Join the Chamber

Welcome to the Uptown Chamber of Commerce! As Uptown continues to grow as a premier location for public and private investment, the Chamber is dedicated to supporting and strengthening both existing and new businesses and organizations. Our members support our mission to build a strong, unified business environment; facilitate economic development; and strengthen community. Membership in the Chamber sends a powerful message to your clients that your company or organization is committed to the Uptown community.

Uptown United

A unified approach to benefit Chicago’s Uptown

Uptown United & the Uptown Chamber of Commerce have a joint mission to lead efforts to build a strong, unified business environment; facilitate economic development; and strengthen community – all to nurture a diverse, vibrant, thriving and strong Uptown.

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Uptown News

Uptown Business Center: Licensing Basics

Before you open your own business, make sure you have all necessary business lic...

A Guide to Exploring Uptown’s Historic Buildings

From world-class entertainment venues to picturesque beaches, in Uptown there is...

2020 Uptown Year-in-Review

Read our 2020 Uptown Year-in-Review to learn how we supported our neighborhood t...
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