9/25/15

Friday Foto: Chicago's Northerly Island gets back to its roots

At one point, Northerly Island was part of the Century of Progress Exposition and then an airport until 2003, when Mayor Daley shut it down. This man-made island was was originally developed in 1920 as part of Daniel Burham's park plan. Now it has returned to its original intention. This 40-acre natural area opened several weeks ago. This is the beginning of a another beautiful green space in Chicago.

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