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Chicago Loop Alliance

Loop Alliance Brings Patrols to East and West Streets 

Chicago Loop Alliance will expand the Chicago Loop Alliance Ambassadors Street Team, which patrols State Street in the Loop seven days a week. In addition to State Street, the ambassadors will provide a visible presence on key east and west streets, to welcome workers and visitors coming to the Loop on Metra.  

The ambassador program is contracted by Chicago Loop Alliance through Streetplus, a national business improvement district service, while the east-west expansion is made possible through a partnership with World Business Chicago. 

 “The implementation of these efforts to conduct community outreach and ensure the safety and enjoyment of all Loop visitors, residents, and workers will enhance the day-to-day experience for everyone in the Loop,” said Michael Edwards, president and CEO of Chicago Loop Alliance. “Chicago Loop Alliance is committed to serving all members of our community fairly, and we believe these new initiatives will help us do so.” 

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Paul Bubny serves as Senior Content Director for Connect Commercial Real Estate, a role to which he brings 13-plus years’ experience covering the commercial real estate industry and 30-plus years in business-to-business journalism. In this capacity, he oversees daily operations while also reporting on both local/regional markets and national trends, covering individual transactions across all property types, as well as delving into broader subject matter. He produces 15-20 daily news stories per day and works with the Connect team and clients to develop longer-form content, ranging from Q&As to thought-leadership pieces. Prior to joining Connect, Paul was Managing Editor for both Real Estate Forum and GlobeSt.com at American Lawyer Media, where he oversaw operations at both publications while also producing daily news and feature-length articles. His tenure in B2B publishing stretches back into the print era, and he has served as Editor in Chief on four national trade publications. Since 1999, Paul has volunteered as the newsletter editor of passenger rail advocacy groups (one national, one local).

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