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Grab the chance, Chicago, to create a green jewel along the North Branch

Mar 17, 2018 - Chicago Sun-Times

Last October, Mayor Emanuel broke ground for 312 RiverRun, a project connecting four North Side neighborhoods and three parks with nearly two miles of new bike and pedestrian paths along the riverfront.

The mayor used the occasion to call for "a new plan" for the city's parks, and he invoked Daniel Burnham - he of no little plans - as his inspiration to "use our river and lake to better connect communities and enhance residents' quality of life."

Chicago has a golden opportunity n...