About Edgewater Development Corp & Edgewater

Welcome To Edgewater!

Welcome To Edgewater

Latest News

Taste of Bryn Mawr June 25th; 5-9PM
Join EDC and your neighbors for an evening of wonderful food, libations, and live music at Bryn Mawr Avenue’s restaurants and cafes. Tickets are $35 for adults, $12 for children under 18, and free for children under 3, includes all food and beverages. Check out the video.  Read more…

21st Annual Edgewater Neighborhood Garage Sale.
On June 6th over 200 households will be selling. Check out garages, back, side and front yards..  Read more…

Verneccia LaShay Runway & Trunk Show June 6th.
Edgewater Development Corporation is proud to host the emergence of Chicago designer Verneccia LaShay at 5960 North Broadway, Chicago.  Read more…

5-18-15: CTA announces plan for Red Line renovation; EDC to create plan to support area businesses.
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Whole Foods Market Edgewater Grand Opening on April 29th
Whole Foods Market’s Edgewater location will be celebrating their grand opening  on Wednesday, April 29th at 6009 N. Broadway.  Read more…

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About Edgewater Development Corporation and Edgewater

The Edgewater Development Corporation (EDC) is a local non-profit (501c3), community-based organization with the mission to redevelop the commercial resources of Edgewater to better serve the entire Edgewater Community.

We have a volunteer Board of Directors made up of local residents with special skills relevant to our Mission.

Check out our promotional video below


About Edgewater

Edgewater is a unique urban community situated on the north side of Chicago at Lake Michigan’s shore.  From bustling urban business districts to the quiet respite of tree lined residential streets to some of the largest beaches along Lake Michigan, Edgewater offers something for everyone.  Residents move to Edgewater because of the access to transit, amenities, a wide range of housing styles to choose from, a variety of options in our business districts for shopping day to day services and access to the edge of Lake Michigan found nowhere else in the City of Chicago.

The Edgewater Development Corporation is eager to further your business interest in Edgewater. In addition, there are a host of resources available for your use. The most frequently asked question is “where do I get started?”  Your situation determines the answer.

Businesses Considering Edgewater

Businesses located outside Edgewater but considering a relocation or expansion will want to determine the feasibility of doing business in Edgewater. Find out about transportation,  demographics, resources and more right here. Determining Business Feasibility.

Edgewater Businesses

If your business is currently operating in Edgewater, you want to stay current. Check out the Business Resources page for resources. Bookmark this page and our Events Calendar and return frequently to check the business news and find out about the latest seminars, business announcements, workforce training, networking opportunities, and more.