Belmont Open Space Initiative

A Natural Urban Environment Development Project Along Chicago's Belmont Avenue Corridor.

New Facebook Page

 The Belmont Open Space Initiative now has it’s own Facebook page. You can like our page by clicking on the widget at the bottom of the homepage or by visiting … Continue reading

October 26, 2012 · Leave a comment

Belmont Open Space Initiative featured in Roscoe View Journal!

The Belmont Open Space Initiative was featured in an article by Sam Charles in the online publication Roscoe View Journal. To read the article, click here. Needless to say, we … Continue reading

October 26, 2012 · Leave a comment

Potential Sites?

An alert reader just notified us of a potential site/vacant lot on 457 W. Roscoe.  If anyone knows any information regarding this property, please send send an email to belmontopenspace@gmail.com. … Continue reading

October 25, 2012 · 1 Comment

Follow Us on Pinterest!

 I have been collecting ideas for community gardens, nature playscapes, education and nature crafts on my own Pinterest account for a long time. I’ve decided to share some of these … Continue reading

October 25, 2012 · Leave a comment

Interested in Joining the Committee?

Add your name to our google group by filling out the form below or click here. Stay tuned for upcoming meeting announcements.

October 25, 2012 · Leave a comment

Restructuring!

Thanks for your patience!  Today we had over 100 hits and it’s only Day 1!  This blog was created yesterday and in order to get the most information out as … Continue reading

October 24, 2012 · Leave a comment

What’s Next on Our Timeline?

The ideas are gathered; now we need to: Obtain permission from owners or city to use land Meet with interested volunteers and begin the process to officially establish the organization! … Continue reading

October 24, 2012 · Leave a comment

Mission

The Belmont Open Space Initiative is an attempt to reclaim the vacant lots along Chicago’s Belmont Avenue between Ashland and Kedzie. It is our goal to restore the dilapidated plots into healthy natural urban environments accessible to the community.

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