In 2011, the Southwest Conference of Mayors (SCM) prepared a transportation and economic development plan for the Harlem Avenue Corridor. The ultimate goal of the plan is to develop a comprehensive corridor approach that unites the corridor, its activities and character to make it a more highly-functioning transportation corridor and activity center for the southwest suburbs. The plan complements, not supersedes, existing plans of corridor communities.The corridor runs along Harlem Avenue from 63rd Street on the north to I-80 on the south. It runs through the following communities: Bedford Park, Bridgeview, Burbank, Chicago Ridge, Oak Lawn, Orland Park, Palos Heights, Palos Hills, Tinley Park, and Worth, as well as a portion of the Forest Preserve of Cook County.
- The Harlem Avenue Corridor is
in the News. Read about it here.
- The SCM hosted a successful
Harlem Avenue Corridor Development
Summit on September 18, 2013. We
are grateful to the CSX Corporation for
their generous support of this important
event. The materials and presentation
from this event are available here.
- The Southwest Conference of
Mayors concluded the planning project
in November 2011.
- Project documents are available
on the “Plan Details” page.