East Chicago

East Chicago,

city (1990 pop. 33,892), Lake co., extreme NW Ind., on Lake Michigan, in the industrialized CalumetCalumet
, industrialized region of NW Ind. and NE Ill., along the south shore of Lake Michigan. Once a great heavy industry and steel manufacturing center, the area has become largely residential. The chief cities of the region are Gary, East Chicago, and Hammond (all in Indiana).
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 region, adjoining Gary, Hammond, and Whiting; inc. 1889. It is a large port, its Indiana Harbor on Lake Michigan connected with the Grand Calumet River by a ship and barge canal. Once busy with steelworks, oil refineries, railroad equipment shops, and chemical plants, the city has declined steadily, losing jobs and population since the 1970s. A riverboat casino was opened in 1997 in an attempt at revival.
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For general information or inquiries, please call the South East Chicago Commission at 773-324-6926.
220 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60611-2604
The company has manufacturing plants in Alliance, Ohio; East Chicago, Indiana; Granite City, Illinois; and Hammond, Indiana.
The Academy was formerly located at 211 East Chicago.
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CHICAGO, May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the South East Chicago Commission (SECC) announced that the Obama Presidential Library Committee will share their strategies to bring the Obama Presidential Library to the South Side of Chicago at the 5th Annual Woodlawn Community Summit on May 17, 2014.
has announced the acquisition of a recycling facility in East Chicago, Ind.
At a standing-room-only meeting inside, a banker tried to convince laid-off employees of LTV Steel's Indiana Harbor Works mill in East Chicago to invest their retirement money.
com)-- Making an appointment for appliance repair or appliance installation service will soon be easier for mobile phone users in the East Chicago area.
Hosted by the residents of Woodlawn and sponsored by The South East Chicago Commission, the Sixth Annual Woodlawn Community Summit: "One Path, Many Voices" will be held on Saturday, March 28, 2015 at University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration building 969 East 60th Street, Chicago, IL.
Although our East Chicago property's financial results were adversely affected by a nearby bridge closure to a degree much greater than originally anticipated, the rest of our property portfolio produced solid year-over-year results that were consistent with our expectations going into the second quarter.

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