New funding has been announced for the restoration of Bubbly Creek from W Fuller Street to W Pershing Road in BridgeportShedd Aquarium and Chicago Park District in order to give the community a natural resource back.
New funding has been secured for the protection and restoration of Chicago’s shoreline from Wilmette to East Side on the Indiana border. The funding comes from the $1.3 trillion Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act passed last November of which Illinois will receive $17 billion to improve highways, bridges, and water infrastructure among others. The first phase of spending in Chicago will go to a major study of the lakefront and execution of outstanding projects.
Recent photos show the current status of Northerly Island, a 91-acre park off of South Loop’s shore. A portion of the lakefront trail was removed this past year due to storm damage along the park’s…