• We are Uptown Proud!

    Watch the 2020 Uptown Proud video to learn what makes our businesses Uptown Proud!

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  • Emergency Storefront Rebate Program

    In a response damage at Uptown businesses, the Uptown Special Service Area (SSA) has expanded its Security and Curb Appeal Rebate Programs into an Emergency Storefront Rebate Program.

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  • Keep it Uptown: COVID-19 Community Updates

    Uptown United & Business Partners, The Chamber for Uptown 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 and Business Partners, The Chamber for Uptown supports 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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Welcome to Business Partners, The Chamber for Uptown! 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 and Business Partners, The Chamber for Uptown 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 Proud 2020

We are Uptown Proud! ...

New Mural Represents Character of Uptown both Past and Present

The Uptown Theatre has been described as 'beyond human dreams of loveliness' and...

Standing in Solidarity

We stand in solidarity with our black neighbors, friends, and colleagues. We are...
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