Chicago's Last Frontier

Environmental and industrial interests work together for the revitalization of the former Steel Belt of Chicago.
July 8, 2003, 6am PDT | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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Much credit is being given to planners and environmental staffers for a plan and vision of revitalization for the Lake Calumet area. This plan is currently being implemented for open space reclamation and industrial redevelopment. " The prospect sounds fanciful. For relatively little investment, the Chicago area can recycle some 4,000 essentially unused acres for an array of natural and recreational uses, plus an additional 1,000 acres that would be ideal for jobs-rich industrial development."

Thanks to Marilyn Engwall

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Published on Monday, July 7, 2003 in The Chicago Tribune
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