The The Independence Heights Redevelopment Council’s “Keep it Bright in Independence Heights” initiative was an amazing success! Over twenty-three homes in the community received repairs and fresh paint between June 1, 2009 and July 31, 2009. But more importantly neighbors connected with one another and outside volunteers in this wonderful beautification program.
The purpose of this initiative was to create community ...more
On Saturday, October 3 The Independence Heights Redevelopment Council, in conjunction with the Independence Heights Super Neighborhood Council, held our GO Neighborhood Celebration & Kick Off at the Independence Heights Park, located at 603 E. 35th Street, from 10am to 2pm. Over 200 households came out to learn about the Independence Height's selection and participation in the LISC Great Opportunities ...more
Through its ups and downs, Yvonne Green has loved the historic Independence Heights neighborhood where she volunteers. Now she is ready for the neighborhood to return to the community it once was.
What’s the difference?
“A neighborhood stands alone" Green said during a recent community gathering. "A community stands together.”
Green, a Booker T. Washington High School alum and member of ...more
Residents of 44th street in the historic neighborhood of IndependenceHeights all have one concern on their minds: How to stop the flooding on their street.
For over sixty years residents in the neighborhood have dealt with the need of paved streets, street lights, and adequate drainage. Today, citizens banded together to have their voices heard about this situation and to show ...more