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How Does Your (city in a) Garden Grow? The Future of North Grant Park

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North Grant Park is poised for a dramatic transformation. The existing Daley Bicentennial Plaza needs to be dismantled to provide repairs for the garage below. The new park currently being designed to replace it will introduce a diverse range of new park program and landscape experiences that create greater urban connectivity between many important cultural and recreational sites. Community-inspired design principles will guide Chicago Parks District and the project designers in the implementation of a vibrant living landscape, to be completed in 2015, that will draw visitors from near and far for relaxation and recreation.

 


 

May 9 Lunch Talk @ CAF


Paul Seck, Associate Principal, Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates, Inc.

Michael Lange, Planning and Development Project Manager, Chicago Park District

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Presented by the National Endowment for the Arts.

These talks are also made possible in part by a donation in memory of Myra Gary, Docent Class of 1999.

     

 


 

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