Rockford’s Downtown Renaissance

Have you tried to find a parking space in downtown Rockford lately? It’s a bustling scene filled with people who not only work there but also eat, sleep and play in the city’s center. Tour the latest developments and see what’s next.

Smart Living Weekly – December 14, 2016

  These Shows Light Up the Holidays Right in Our Region: Holiday light shows around our region are transforming the landscape into a winter wonderland. For just a few more…
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Success Stories: Urban Equity Properties

His work is turning Rockford’s forgotten urban treasures into valuable economic engines and breathing new life into the city’s urban landscape. Step inside some of these new developments and the hardworking personality driving the charge.

Smart Living Weekly – December 16, 2015

  These Shows Light Up the Holidays Right in Our Region: Holiday light shows around our region are transforming the landscape into a winter wonderland. For just a few more…
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Riverview Ice House Turns 40

When businesses were abandoning downtown Rockford in the 1970s, city and park district leaders made a bold decision: build an indoor ice rink on the river. Guess what? It laid the groundwork for today’s renaissance.

Smart Living Weekly – August 26, 2015

  Ethnic Festival in Midtown Aug. 30 Right in Our Region: Residents from all walks of life will come together to celebrate Rockford’s diverse communities, during the second annual Midtown…
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Urban Equity Properties

317 Market Street Ste. 2 Rockford, IL 61107 815-904-6696 www.urbanep.com

Smart Living Weekly – April 9, 2014

  Spring Art Scene in Rockford Right in Our Region: More than 200 local artists will display their work in 37 venues throughout Rockford this weekend, during Spring 2014 Art…
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Big Things Brewing on the Riverfront

Over the years, it’s sheltered craft brewers, shady characters, local and federal authorities, entrepreneurs and artists. What’s ahead for this revitalized downtown landmark? Jim Killam tells the story behind the Prairie Street Brewhouse.

Wired Cafe: Coffee is Just Part of the Experience

Meet a restaurant owner whose love for coffee was the start of her exciting new place in downtown Rockford. Discover her unique brews and delicious bakery menu.