Whole Foods In Englewood: Chain To Open New Store On Chicago's South Side (PHOTO)
- Category: Chicago
- Published on Wednesday, 04 September 2013 11:58
- Written by The Chicago Defender
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A Whole Foods Market is coming to Chicago's Englewood neighborhood, bringing with it roughly 100 jobs and the hope of erasing the area's reputation as a crime-ridden food desert.
When the 18,000-square-foot store is completed in 2016, Mayor Rahm Emanuel's office said it will anchor a development at 63rd and Halsted that will also have retail space and a park, ABC Chicago reports. Additionally, Emanuel said the store will be part of the Washburne Culinary Institute at nearby Kennedy-King College.
"Let's be honest, a lot of people in parts of the city feel