Facade Rebate Program

Wicker Park Bucktown Special Service Area #33 is dedicated to preserving the historic legacy and cultural character of our community, as well as the structural and aesthetic well-being of its buildings. As such, the SSA manages a Facade Rebate Program that helps reimburse or compensate properties withing the SSA boundaries that have eligible work done. These rebates can match up to 50% of approved costs, not to exceed $5,000. Interested parties should review the Facade Rebate Program Policy and complete the Facade Rebate Application located on the Forms and Applications page of our website. 

Eligible projects may include the following:
-Facade renovations
-Historic preservation
-Historic signage and restoration
-Mural painting/installation
-Tuckpointing and masonry work
-Window and door replacements
-Exterior lighting
-Billboard removal
-Removal of security gates or fences
-Powerwashing
-Improvements to residential or vacant buildings

Projects that would be ineligible for the program may include:
-Awning installation
-Sidewalk cafe furniture
-Flower boxes or planters
-Billboards and signage
-Interior improvements
-Rear, side, or alley improvements
-Roof replacements or improvements
-Parking lot improvements
-New construction or additions

For more information email info@wickerparkbucktown.com