Design Dialogues: Chicago Playscapes
The lessons of Millennium Park still burn bright, as Chicago continues to invest in the creation of new forms of urban recreation space. What do amenities like the ice skating ribbon at Maggie Daley Park and the conversion of the Bloomingdale line into "The 606" linear park teach us about the evolving marriage of design and modern city living? Where is Chicago ahead of the curve, and where is it striving to keep pace with other great cities?
- Frances Whitehead, lead artist on the 606 design team
- Rob Rejman, Director of Planning and Development, Chicago Park District
- Matthew Urbanski, Principal, Michael Van Valkenburg Associates; landscape architect of Maggie Daley Park and The 606
- Moderator: Chris Bentley, Midwest Editor of Architect’s Newspaper and WBEZ contributor
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