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Kedzie Gateway TIF approved by Homewood board

The Kedzie Gateway TIF is now an official TIF district after approval from the Homewood Board of Trustees at its Oct. 12 meeting.

The district, primarily located primarily on 183rd Street between Kimball Avenue and Robin Lane, will use one of the village’s financial tools to “alleviate conditions that deter private investment in the area,” according to a village document.

The village sees the intersection of 183rd Street and Kedzie Avenue as a key gateway into the village, according to village officials. The 33 acres consists of 28 parcels of land and is home to the former Brunswick Zone . . .

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Fall events

Saturday, Sept. 24

  • Homewood Fall Fest and Chili Cook-off, noon to 9 p.m. Chili tasting is open to the public for a donation from 3 to 5 p.m. Three live music performances, plus horse-drawn wagon rides, a pumpkin patch, crafts and other activities.

Saturday, Oct. 15

  • Dia de los Muertos in downtown Homewood. Details to follow.

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