Fran Spielman interviews Planning Chief Maurice Cox about neighborhood investments

Although the Englewood Whole Foods was a “powerful investment in a food desert,” Cox argued it was “one piece of a puzzle that has not been completed.”

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Planning and Development Commissioner Maurice Cox was interviewd by reporters Fran Spielman and David Roeder Thursday, January 16, 2020 . | Rich Hein/Sun-Times

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Chicago Planning and Development Commissioner Maurice Cox vowed Thursday to “finish the job” Rahm Emanuel started by putting a Whole Foods in Englewood and do the same in nine other neighborhoods, in part, by re-purposing shuttered schools.

Hear what Cox has in mind on The Fran Spielman Show.

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