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THE NEW CHICAGO ARCHITECTURE CENTER OPENS AUG. 31

Located at 111 E. Wacker Dr. at Michigan Avenue, the CAC will be a place to discover the stories and secrets behind Chicago’s magnificent architecture—through exhibits, tours and programs.

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Key Issues

  • Formerly industrial, the river is becoming more recreational.
  • By 2016 you will be able to walk along the river from Lake Michigan to Wolf Point.
  • New skyscrapers along the main branch include Wolf Point, River Point and 150 N Riverside.

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With the completion of the main branch of the Chicago Riverwalk, the city’s long-held vision for our “second shoreline” is starting to come into focus.

How will the designs for this six-block overhaul transform the former industrial waterway into a cherished public amenity? CAF is tracking the impact of this investment.