Chicago’s Lakefront Park System Comes Up Short at Both Ends. Is It Time To Revive the ‘Last 4 Miles’ Plan?

Friends of the Parks is re-starting the conversation surrounding the gaps in Chicago’s lakefront park system and what those four miles could mean for shoreline protection, promoting biodiversity and delivering green space to areas where it’s in short supply.

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zebralurk
zebralurk
55 · 7 days ago · Reddit

The 2009 plan was stuck down because condo owners in RP and edgewater didn’t want their private piers and such overtaken for public use. Daley and everybody else supported the plan

Substantial-Art-9922
Substantial-Art-9922
21 · 7 days ago · Reddit

All I know is I can bike out of the Horseshoe in Hammond, but once you're over the border in Illinois, you're in the street with cars.

There's really some basic coordination that's not happening here.

GiuseppeZangara
GiuseppeZangara
17 · 7 days ago · Reddit

This would be fantastic. The Lake should be accessible from Evanston to Indiana.

PowerHautege
PowerHautege
6 · 7 days ago · Reddit

Bury LSD first and spend the decades it’ll take slowly acquiring property from holdouts and shoring up eroding areas.